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GLI Annual Meeting 2013: JP Morgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon Calls World Economy a Roller Coaster as U.S. Economy Stabilizes

3/26/2013 03:48:41 PM  -  0 Comments
 

Before a packed house of nearly 1,300 GLI members and supporters on hand to celebrate the economic and community successes of the past year, keynote speaker JP Morgan Chase Chair and CEO Jamie Dimon passed around some congratulations of his own. “I love the pro-business attitude here,” he said. “Clearly you have dedicated board members and good business mentors in this organization. I love my job and I understand how important it is to pass that passion on to others.”
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Top Investors: To Many in Community, Tom Jurich = “Best Athletic Director in America”

3/11/2013 09:25:49 AM  -  0 Comments
 

After being introduced as the “Best AD in America,” and following a rousing standing ovation, U of L Athletic Director Tom Jurich let it be known that he likes the title, “Little Brother.”  He pointed out that the little brother is the one that has to work more, strive longer and always be up to the challenges that will inevitably arise.  “The little brother is like Avis,” he said, “always trying harder.” Then, as a slow grin spread across his face, he acknowledged “it helps if little brother grows up to be 6’ 4” and 280 pounds.”
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Do the Math. College Degree Still Adds Up to Higher Achievement

3/5/2013 12:34:34 PM  -  0 Comments
 

Do the Math.  College Degree Still Adds Up to Higher Achievement 

There is a lot of discussion right now about the value of a college degree and whether it is worth the tuition paid and dollars borrowed.  Does the current job market outlook warrant the time and money spent on college-level learning? These are good questions and there are plenty of good answers. . . not just good, but great, in terms of opportunities to head higher up the ladder which leads to higher incomes and ultimately, a higher quality of life.


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Start. Grow. Sustain. Series of Free Small Business Seminars Starts Now

3/5/2013 12:32:14 PM  -  0 Comments
 

Start. Grow. Sustain. Series of Free Small Business Seminars Starts Now 

Small businesses represent more than 96 percent of all employers and employ 48 percent of the private-sector workforce. By definition, small businesses have fewer than 500 employees, but more than 90 percent of the businesses in Kentucky have fewer than 50 employees.


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Capitol Connection: Senate President Stivers Takes the Bigger View

3/5/2013 12:28:53 PM  -  0 Comments
 

Capitol Connection:  Senate President Stivers Takes the Bigger View

 “I wake up in the middle of the night worried about making decisions for people I will never see and never know.” 

Before a packed, business-friendly crowd at GLI’s most recent Capitol Connection luncheon, newly elected Senate President Robert Stivers (R, Manchester) introduced himself as a University of Kentucky graduate and a University of Louisville Law School graduate. “My role as Senate President means I conduct and facilitate business on the Senate floor for Louisville and for the entire state,” he said.  Noting that his new job makes him a constitutional officer he went on to say, “I feel the weight.  I wake up in the middle of the night worried about making decisions for people I will never see and never know.”


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