Columnist Donnie Brawner: "If you want to motivate or inspire people to get behind your project or new initiative, you must start by casting a compelling vision."
Statehouse columnist Phill Brooks discusses the funding mechanism going back to 1990.
Columnist Mark Holmes has six mistakes to avoid that can drive people away too quickly.
Digital Editor Geoff Pickle calls for film production tax credits to be reinstated.
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein tries four selections of the wine variety.
Columnist Steve Albrecht: "Recognizing workplace biases is half the issue. The other half requires a commitment to see they are eliminated and that we hire, promote and manage all employees fairly, ethically and equally."
Executive Editor Christine Temple looks back on the 1905 Supreme Court case that paved the way for mandated vaccines.
Missouri state Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick recommends utilizing state resources for high school students transitioning to higher education.
Editorial VP Eric Olson wonders if there's any relief from the rising U.S. inflation rate.
Digital Editor Geoff Pickle: "While the early days of the pandemic were much more chaotic, we now have a simple and effective solution: vaccines backed by medical professionals."
Statehouse columnist Phill Brooks recalls the last time the president pro tem was ousted as a new conflict arises in Jefferson City.
SBJ Publisher Jennifer Jackson recalls the female trailblazers in her career and suggests looking for others to help along.
Americans change jobs a lot; columnist Paula Dougherty says those moves can impact the nest egg.
Columnist Garrett Hawkins says even tough farmers can use mental and emotional help at times.
Executive Editor Christine Temple gathers best practices on embracing change.
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein says a person’s enjoyment determines whether a wine is worth its cost.
Columnist Steve Albrecht has tips for employers seeking new hires.
Columnist Mark Holmes: "Whether it’s positive or negative, managers who welcome feedback provide a pathway for the company to make continuous improvement."
Editorial Vice President Eric Olson welcomes back in-person events - with caution for participating businesses.
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.