Future Proofing Southern Oregon

Jim Teece first used the phrase “Future Proofing Oregon” during a talk he gave over 10 years ago. He has since started focusing on Future Proofing Southern Oregon businesses, economy, and communities. Like his talks, his articles are provocative, inspiring and funny.

Springfield Chamber Business News

August 2, 2019

Chambers of Commerce are well known for bringing professionals together. The chamber convenes businesses, connections happen, and partnerships are made. Partnerships are crucial in starting, and supporting, small business in our community, and often, those partnerships happen behind the scenes. In Springfield, our small business community is connected in a…

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TEDx Ashland

August 2, 2019

On May 20, 2019 I took the stage with 13 other brave individuals at the Camelot Theatre in Talent, Oregon and presented 15 to 18 minute stories as a part of the first TEDx Ashland.  After months of practice and coaching we took turns presenting memorized talks about topics that…

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Smoke Season

Smoke Season

July 1, 2019

  For 6 weeks last year, smoke filled most of southern Oregon’s air and for many days we had the worst air quality in the nation. We were told to stay indoors and we downloaded AQI (Air Quality Index) apps that sent us daily alerts and we watched wind shifts…

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