Piatchek & Associates President Kenny Gott: "Ask your adviser about your market investment costs and turnover – and look at your investments to see the relationship between lower costs and better performance potential."
Missouri Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University's Lance Coffman: "When you have the right people in the right place, you set up your organization for success. "
Old Missouri Bank's Hunter Cox: "It’s not easy to get your business dreams off the ground, but knowing what’s involved with a business or commercial loan ahead of time can be an advantage."
Diagnostic Thinking CEO Dina Readinger recommends giving employees reasons to stay.
Missouri State University professor Christopher Lupfer: "More collaborations between businesses and academia can benefit both sectors."
FORVIS' John Davis: "Taxes are an important part of an in-depth financial plan – but also don’t let the potential tax liability dictate your decisions."
Spencer Fane's Charli Steed: "Regardless of the type of durable power of attorney for financial purposes you may choose, both types, and for that matter, all estate planning documents, must be executed by an individual who is of sound mind."
Downtown Springfield Association leader Rusty Worley: "Two well-known local restaurateurs shared their thoughts on how they navigated their businesses through the past two years."
Attorney Adam Holmes says the effects of these changes will be to direct opportunity zone investments into areas that have a greater need for an influx of capital.
Downtown Springfield Association's Rusty Worley: "It is only through synchronizing the thoughts and aspirations of as many of our neighbors as possible that we can chart a course to a shared destination on the horizon."
Springfield chamber's Vicki Pratt says many eco devo professionals are incentivizing investments that enhance productivity and efficiency.
C.J. Davis, president and CEO of Burrell Behavioral Health: We have made it a company strategy to complete no fewer than five true mergers or acquisitions with companies of various sizes and scopes.
CoxHealth VP Andy Hedgpeth: "In times of great change, employers may be tempted to chase new, trendy approaches. In the long term, though, success is found in pursuing a new take on the fundamentals."
Kingly Consulting founder Ryan Baker: "You always need to know your tourists and your destination’s appeal."
Columnist Lynne Haggerman: "Organizations must begin more creative and aggressive recruiting in order to survive in today’s economy."
Certified financial planner Kenny Gott: "Business owners are compensated for the risks they take – but only if they can successfully navigate through them."
Guaranty Bank residential lending manager Tyler Stalker: "Being creative, inventive and resourceful does not mean you have to go it alone."
Columnist KC Mathews singles out the economic variables he's calling the three "I"migos.
Columnist Jason Flores answers the top three questions about cryptocurrencies.
Spencer Fane attorney Alec Martinez: "Unsurprisingly, determining the amount of compensation for property taken by eminent domain often leads to disputes between the landowner and condemning party."
417 Cocktails LLC moved; 7 Brew Coffee added its first shop in Lebanon; and Branson outlet store for Baltimore, Maryland-based sports apparel retailer Under Armour relocated.