SCA’s Megan Short: “Developing teams with diversity and inclusion in mind helps bring multiple perspectives to the conversation.”
Michael Frerking of Guaranty Bank discusses loans tailed for those with lower credit scores.
Brian Hutchin of UMB Bank: “Fraud is not a new problem for many organizations. But unfortunately, the people who are committing it are becoming savvier by the day.”
Kenny Gott: "Getting more Social Security money – or potentially much less depending on how and when you claim – may have a significant effect on your retirement comfort, for the rest of your life."
Richard Ollis: "If your business doesn’t have a robust plan for attracting and retaining talent, you will be at a significant disadvantage in the marketplace."
Ryan Mooney of the chamber: "Economic development boils down to creating a place where businesses thrive and invest, in turn providing good jobs for people who commit to live and work there."
The SCA’s Megan Short: “Communication is a crucial aspect of project management and supply chain management.”
Robert Weddle of Drury University: "The skill sets employed by the profession’s brightest minds can help us identify and address the significant, interconnected issues facing society today and in the future."
Rhonda Sorensen of Arvest Bank has four suggestions.
Derek Smith of BKD: "The IRS has issued additional guidance on opportunity zone investments that clarifies many open items for investors and developers."
CFP Kenny Gott: "Like most investment products, annuities have their place – but are not one-size-fits-all."
CFP Paula Dougherty: "If you’re like a lot of investors, you may have trouble quantifying the level of risk you are comfortable taking on in your portfolio."
Missouri Trust’s Richard Russell: "One of the first signs of cognitive aging is diminished financial capacity: the progressive loss of a person’s ability to manage banking and investment decisions."
Rusty Worley of the Downtown Springfield Association talks about developments coming to center city.
Kala Forehand of Arvest Bank gives startups tips to impress bankers.
Don Harkey of People Centric Consulting Group: “Small businesses should surround themselves with experts to provide key services and insights so they can stay focused on culture and strategy.”
Guest columnist Tim Parrish: “When problem solving for your client is the focus, there may be opportunities or a necessity to collaborate with outside professionals to tap into a collective wisdom.”
Attorney Stephen Aton says, “A prime protectable interest of many companies is their customer and client base.”
Lynne Haggerman brings readers up to date on law changes.
Author LaDonna Greiner: “I believe we have come as far as we can with the singular focus of women supporting women. It is time that we all lean in at the table.”
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
CEO Jen Davis and founder Dan Holt of Holt Homes Group with Keller Williams discuss safety precautions and virtual tour options realtors are taking in light of COVID-19. Duration: 2:19
Amy Greene, owner of IPA Educational Supply says with distance learning in effect, parents are looking for help. Green says though they are an essential business, they are encouraging customers to …
Are you part of a temporary layoff? The Missouri Department of Labor’s electronic mass claims filing system helps employers and employees file claims quickly and efficiently. Mass claims are …
Katherine Trombetta with the Missouri Job Center says they’ve been using social media to try to help people with their job search during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Job Center will host several …
Community Foundation of the Ozarks has committed $1 million to help community nonprofits dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. CFO President Brian Fogle says though they have helped with natural …
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. …