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Training Bootcamp: Evaluate Learning

You’ve just invested a significant amount of time and money to train members of your team. Now you have to see if your employees actually learned the confidence, skills, behaviors, or attitudes you …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is an eight-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “The best, most efficient way a company can help is just start that conversation,” says Esther …

“We take that merchandise in, that donated product, we turn around and turn it into cash, and then the cash funds the mission, and that helps us build the homes,” says Will Kuebler, ReStore …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is an eight-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. Stephanie Anderson, Operations Coordinator for I Pour Life, says companies with the most successful …

Gregg Scholtens, Executive Vice President for Nabholz Construction in Springfield, Missouri, says the construction industry as a whole lost many craftsmen during the 2008 recession. “I think we …

Fazoli’s Franchisee Jamie Jacobsen and his wife Donna, have wanted to help local not-for-profit organizations since they started 24 years ago. Jacobsen says they also learned the their guest …

“What we’ve tried to accomplish is more of an experience,” says David Burnett, Mt. Vernon Community Bank President, Mid-Missouri Bank. Burnett says customers should feel free to come in and use …

“A lot of employers don’t realize that vending can be an extension of their employee benefits,” says Emily Kinney of Kinney Vending. Kinney says businesses can use their vending program to …

Steve Kitrel, Regional Manager with USA Mortgage, says there are several factors to consider when a realtor selects a lender. Kitrel says you should find a relationship-based lender that treats you …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is an eight-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “I think a lot of people don’t know where to volunteer or how to get involved,” says Mitch …

“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 …

“I think the biggest barrier to solar installation is making sure you’re fully informed on what you’re buying, says Leroy Schaefer with Sunbelt Environmental Services. Leroy says whether it’s …

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 …

“It’s important to be able to step outside of ourselves and ask, ‘How can we make things better?’” says Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development Business Development Director. …

Whether you need a convenient service for your monthly medications, a caregiver to aid you with a parent, or help in setting up in-home hospice care, you can customize a plan to suit your needs. …

Analyze your employee performance, identify performance gaps then determine which gaps can be improved through training. Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development Business Development …

Have you considered a mutually beneficial partnership? Diana Tyndall, Marketing and Sponsorship Coordinator, Springfield-Greene County Park Board, says sometimes businesses struggle to reach local …

When looking for a full-time resort lifestyle, you may have more questions than answers. Bill Hasler, Stonebridge Village Property Owners Association General Manager, let’s you know the most …

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. …

Kirk Stange, Founding Partner, Stange Law Firm says people have many misperceptions about divorce. “I know that clients, at times, look at divorce like a speed race, like a drag race — let’s …

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