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The Staples World employees are cross trained.

Brenda Halvorson

Brenda says her employees are cross trained.   She says, "It doesn't matter  what your job is...pitch in where you are needed."  That advice pertains to many situations.

Brenda Halvorson has been a supporter of CEO from Day 1.  That's no surprise since one of her beliefs is that a local newspaper should act as a cheerleader for the community.  The CEO students are realizing that there is much in the community that they did not previously know about, to cheer for.

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