If there’s one constant in 2020, it’s change. And this year’s class of Most Influential Women honorees have shown that harnessing change can transform a community.
Springfield Business Journal Features Editor Christine Temple discusses financial planning with local executives.
Attorney Stephen Aton says "titling business and personal financial accounts properly is very helpful to those who will someday handle your affairs."
While federal stimulus funds have brought economic relief amid the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty has been persistent among some business owners.
This class of Trusted Advisers represents professionals from many backgrounds, industries and years of experience.
SBJ speaks with the nearly 28-year company veteran as he transitions into the role over the next year.
Tom Watson is scheduled to succeed Ted Dickman in summer 2021.
Fast-growing companies share tips from the trenches – and what’s getting them through COVID-19.
SBJ honors leaders in industries such as health care, law and nonprofit.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, media, nonprofit and tourism.
The majority of this year’s companies receiving top honors are among the most affected industries by COVID-19: restaurant, hospitality and health care.
How to navigate through this crisis and prepare for the next.
SBJ connected with five businesswomen to hear their best advice in the areas of leadership, stepping up, motivation, mentoring and innovation.
Buying tax credits can help nonprofits. Michael Pruett, partner with Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, says the Neighborhood Assistance Program, or NAP, is a State of Missouri incentive program that …
Paula Adams, president of Penmac, says they try to help clients find gainful employment regardless of whether they have a permanent address. She says they partner with Council of Churches to try …
Cuban cuisine arrived on C-Street with the opening of La Habana Vieja; independent brokerage Gateway Real Estate opened its first office; and a veteran of the restaurant industry invested in her first food truck.
Barak Hill gives advice based on what he learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affected his business. He says we should all have a backup plan ready to use.
Sandy Higgins, owner of the Crackerjack Shack, recommends the book "The E-Myth Mastery" by Michael E Gerber. She says it changed the course of how she runs her business.
Aaron York describes the work culture he tries to foster at Donco3 and why he attributes to it a part of Donco3's success. Rachel York is a co-owner of Donco3 and Aaron is the General Superintendent.
Hollie Elliott, executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, explains how local schools factor into business decisions and affect a local community.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, says an important lesson she learned was not to over-expand and to do her research before hand. She gives examples from her experience as a startup business owner.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen own TCI Graphics, and are now celebrating 50 years of business. Jim Meinsen takes some time to explain his philosophy on debt, and how to stay out of it.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach of Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football, says the early grind was hard, but it was worth it. The team is in their second season carrying a national ranking of number 2 in the NFA IDFL.
Barak Hill, local musician and entrepreneur, tells about his switch to livestreaming in 2020. He says it was a necessary move, but also not an easy one.
Jessica Burkland, a SCORE mentor and an instructor at the MSU Department of Management, gives us a rundown of the non-profit organization SCORE. SCORE stands for Service Corps of Retired Executives and offers free consultation and advice to business owners.
Hollie Elliott, the executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, discusses some of the ways helping small town businesses is different than in larger cities. The Dallas County Economic Development Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aimed at helping local existing and new businesses in the county.