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Taking the Intimidation Out of Big Data

“Everybody’s like, ‘Ooh, technology.’ Technology makes us more efficient. I’d rather be more effective first, and then worry about the efficiency,” says Jeremy Clopton, owner of What’s …

You have to train constantly if you want to stay ahead of the competition says Rich Callahan, General Manager of Air Services Heating and Air Conditioning. Callahan says customer service training is …

“I’ve always been an adventurer and a risk-taker with business and trying different things — even within my own business, I would try different paths,” says Brenda Jackson, Director of …

“A common misconception is that structural engineers are only needed from the initial design phase of a building,” says Travis Miller, Owner and Senior Structural Engineer with Miller …

It is critical for leadership to set the tone and values for an organization and reflect that in their hiring practices, says Kelly Lee, Business Program Manager on the Infrastructure Team at …

“I think if one doesn’t make mistakes, they’re not learning,” says Rob Keck, Chairman of the Board at Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium. Keck believes most successful people …

 Katie Baker, owner of The Gracious Plate, says she started her locally-sourced, meal-prep business at the worst possible time. Baker opened in January when there wasn’t much variety of locally …

“Fostering a culture of innovation, to me, starts with leadership. You have to have leadership in a company that is willing to push people beyond where they’re comfortable,” says Jeremy …

Brenda Jackson, Director of Business Development for Grooms Office Environments, had owned her own business for fifteen years when she decided to analyze her career. “I either was going to finish …

Growing your company is good. Or is it? There are five things to consider when assessing if a growth opportunity will help or hinder your company according to Summer Massey, Loan Manager at Arvest …

Success can result in your business or nonprofit growing faster than anticipated, creating new problems to solve. “We had great growth and the growing pains were really difficult,” says Amy …

Employers look at the personal social media pages of perspective employees. Glenn Pace, a professor in the management area at Missouri State University, cautions that what you post can have a …

Jessica Ollis says managing a household prepared her for running a business with her spouse. Jessica, who co-owns Spring Branch Kombucha with husband Chris Ollis, says they probably couldn’t have …

Focus on providing a product or service no one else offers. Kirk Stange, Founding Partner of Stange Law Firm says they developed their business plan around doing things differently than their …

Amy Blansit, Founder of Solely Jolie Púr Pallette, says you need to hire people whose strengths compliment your own. Whether you’re looking for someone with people skills or an analytical mindset, …

Should you build a new facility for your business or remodel? Many believe remodeling has a higher cost, may require you to close during construction and you still need the services of an architect. …

What would you do differently in starting your business? Charity McGill, CEO and Co-founder of Deep Water Software, says she wouldn’t change much, but wishes she had known a better way to balance …

Chris and Jessica Ollis, owners of Spring Branch Kombucha, planned on distributing their beverage themselves. “That might actually be the issue of our business that we were probably the most naïve …

The state of the construction labor force is dire according to Sean Thouvenot, Vice President of Branco Enterprises. He discusses some of the ways the local industry and community are working to …

Emily Pitts, Principal, Inclusion & Diversity with Edward Jones, says there are four pillars of success they use to gauge achievement with employees, clients and their community. Practice inclusion …

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