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Creating and Leveraging Core Values to Increase Employee and Customer Retention

While many companies list core values on their website, very few employees, including executives, can recite them without looking them up. In this article, pdxMindShare founder and Anvil Media president Kent Lewis shares his experience creating, revising and using core values to drive his Portland OR-based digital marketing agency forward. He starts by sharing his […]

Meet May’s Speaker: Jennifer Anderson

Values-Driven Leadership: How to Create a Competitive Edge Jennifer Anderson is the founder of Full Bloom Career Academy, a full-service career training and coaching program. A self-proclaimed “High Tech Refugee” Jen has spent the last 15 years teaching thousands of people the concepts of how to create a thriving career. She’s coached hundreds of people down […]

Meet April’s Speaker: Jane Boutwell

Traits of Top Tier Talent: Accountability in Communication We are excited to announce Jane Boutwell as our April Speaker! Jane is an executive trainer, corporate learning leader, presentation coach, and speech communications consultant at JB Communications. Jane helps companies retain top tier talent through employee training and development. Great communication skills can change how team work […]

Meet March’s Speaker: Kent Lewis

5 Strategies to Turn an Internship into a Career in Search Marketing We are excited to introduce Kent Lewis as pdxMindShare’s speaker for March! Kent Lewis is the President and Founder of Anvil Media, a digital marketing agency in Portland, Oregon and has co-founded a handful of agencies and organizations, including pdxMindShare, eROI, and SEMpdx. […]

Meet February’s Speaker: Dalena Bradley

Interview Like It’s Second Nature We are excited to introduce Dalena Bradley as our speaker for February! Dalena Bradley is a career marketing specialist, Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP), Certified Professional Résumé Writer (CPRW),  and a member of the Professional Association of Résumé Writers and Career Coaches. She will be teaching us how to win your […]

Meet November’s Speaker: Emily Anderson

We are so excited to introduce everyone to Emily Anderson. Emily is an Associate Consultant at FranNet where she helps people find their passion and freedom through franchise ownership. She has a passion for helping people and she enjoys the same freedom and flexibility that she helps others achieve through business ownership. We are switching […]

Meet October’s Speaker: Chris Bartell

We are excited to introduce, or for some of you re-introduce, Chris Bartell as our Speaker for October! Chris is a brand energizer and the Founder of the Super Powers Academy.  His mission is to turn mild-mannered brands and business professionals into super heroes! Chris helps people find their unique, engaging, and powerful story (by […]

Meet September’s Speaker: Cleon Cox

After the long summer break, we are so excited to start off our workshops season with a pdxMindShare veteran, Cleon Cox! From janitor to stockbroker, trucking company owner to co-founder of the National College Association, Cleon Cox III has invested his time, energy, and expertise as the facilitator of the Job Finders Support Group, Portland, […]

Ashley Roda’s Persona Stylist Workshop

In case you missed May’s workshop with Ashley Roda, Persona Stylist and Founder of Iconic Details, here are the highlights from her presentation. pdxMindShare tapped Media272‘s video testimonial expertise to capture the event. In this video, Ashley Roda explains what she does and introduces the presentation, Kent Lewis provides a brief description of pdxMindShare, and […]

Meris Gebhardt

Meet June’s Speaker: Meris Gebhardt

We are so excited to introduce you all to Meris Gebhardt, our June speaker! Drawing on 17+ years of consistent meditation and yoga practice/teaching, you are in good hands with Meris as your meditation guide. She has spent over 3000 hours on the mat, teaching and studying the ways of the mind. On June 21st, Meris […]