Columnist Rob Freeman: "It's no surprise the Springfield-area economy could be in for a wild ride the rest of 2020."
Columnist KC Mathews: "We believe recent shocks will cause the economic dominos to topple over, leading to a technical recession in 2020."
Columnist Don Harkey: "The new coronavirus has arrived to our community and organizations are faced with a lot of challenges related both to the virus itself and to the worldwide reaction."
Guaranty Bank’s Jessica Allan says "if there’s one constant in agriculture, it’s that no two years are the same."
MSU’s Nichole Busdieker-Jesse says "farmers and ranchers must be experts in their fields and meet the needs of the consumer."
Marlene Chism says patient well-being is on the line if bad leadership persists.
Ryan Baker of Kingly Consulting: "As we learn more about using machines, it becomes increasingly apparent the future of AI is human."
Columnist Lynne Haggerman discusses recent law changes.
Attorney Stephen Aton: "While an LLC is very helpful in protecting your personal assets from the obligations of your business, the protection it offers is not absolute."
Arvest Bank’s Kala Forehand: “Depending on startup costs and the way the business measures profit, it could take two to five years for a business to stand on its own.”
BKD’s Dan Prater has six ways nonprofits bring benefits to our region.
Attorney Andy Peebles: "With planned giving ... charities live and breathe on the goodwill and donations of their supporters."
CFP Kenny Gott: “Ask questions until you get your head around any particular investment.”
Commerce Trust Co.’s Drew Spencer: "Despite ongoing cross currents and headwinds, related to a unique set of global factors, the U.S. economy is on solid footing."
Columnist Paula Dougherty: “Prepare yourself for the fact that investing is not a smooth upward climb.”
SCA’s Megan Short: “By utilizing software, businesses can show transparency of time and resources.”
People Centric CEO Don Harkey: "The definition of health is changing."
Downtown Springfield Association’s Rusty Worley highlights grant funding, new hotels and more.
Aton Law Firm's Stephen Aton: "Real estate purchasers often wonder how best to title and hold real estate. There are many options."
Dee King: "If your business is one of the 97% that uses checks to pay business expenses, you need to be aware of the risks and familiar with a simple tool that can help protect your business."
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
With employees working remotely, it’s critical to be vigilant with computer security. Todd Nielsen, chief strategy officer with JMark, says even the best software can’t eliminate all spam or …
The Missouri Department of Labor has a Shared Work Program, which is a lay-off aversion program for businesses faced with a reduction in available work. Duration: 2:23
Richard Ollis, CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, says there are analogies between being deployed in the military and current events. Ollis says he learned some tricks of the trade during his three, seven …
Chrystal Irons, director of the Missouri Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University, says they have created a landing page of resources for small businesses. The website is …
Sarah Walters, organizational leadership coordinator with Evangel University, says the role of a leader can be tricky. Recognition of leadership skills often comes with many requests for assistance. …
Elizabeth Wente, Partner with Spencer Fane, LLP, says “The Remix,” by Lindsey Pollak is a great tool for managers. She says the book provides perspectives for younger generations and the more …
Buddy Webb, principal architect with Buddy Webb & Co., says though maintaining a staff of primarily licensed architects and those seeking licensure is against the current industry trend, they have …
“It’s much less about being shackled to your desk and more about going, where are you going to do the best work? We trust you’re going to get it done,” says Jordan Morgan, iOS engineer with …
Sam M. Coryell, President of Coryell Collaborative Group, says in order to grow outside Springfield they needed to reorganize their five businesses under one company. This allows them to control …
Entrepreneur Amby Lewis says she’s cutting back on the number of events she hosts for the 2020 calendar year. She says this will let her focus more on finding quality speakers for each session and …