Todd Nielsen, chief strategy officer with JMARK, says the pandemic changed many philosophies about remote work. He says it’s important for companies to look forward and recognize challenges to …
Elizabeth Hurst, business development manager with HR Advantage, discusses changes in employee attitudes about working remotely. She says while some are anxious to return to the office, others are …
Independent consultants Mary Overbey, Damion Trout and Lucas Walker say remote work has changed many aspects of business. Some employees see it as a benefit while employers are weighing the …
Elizabeth Hurst, business development manager with HR Advantage, says the pandemic inspired changes in the workplace. She says trends of remote and flex work were increasing before the pandemic, but …
With so many people working remotely now, Todd Nielsen, chief strategy officer with JMark, says it's important to set boundaries with your family for the times that you're working.
Angela Frantz with Ultimate Software says working from home isn’t for everyone. Distractions, isolation and the ability to regulate your work life balance are things to consider. Frantz suggests …
SBJ survey data is used to analyze the flow of money.
Michael Smith and Chris Sawyer, COO and CEO of Next Level Solutions respectively, discuss how they keep their remote teams and offices in and out of country on the same page. Next Level Solutions was ranked #1 in the Springfield Business Journal's 2021 Dynamic Dozen.
John Oke-Thomas, architect and co-founder of minorities in business, responds to the accusation that minority businesses are only successful because of the priority they have received in lending. He says that if a business uses a loan well, it shows their worth.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to seek funding. Some of her tips apply broadly; some target technology industry businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and startups, and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Hollie Elliott discusses common misconceptions about locating your business in a small town. She says that there are a lot of benefits that people may not consider.
Drawing on his own experience dynamically evolving his company and business model, Jim Meinsen discusses when and how you might need to draw on new technology. Jim and Debbie Meinsen are co-owners of TCI Graphics in Springfield.
John Oke-Thomas, longtime Springfield architect, discusses his philosophy on architecture. He says that future historians will be focused on the sustainability of our contemporary architecture.
Erin Hedlun, director of marketing and communications at Evangel University, says compassion is an important job skill. Hedlun says it is a component of what makes a leader.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, talks about the concepting that went behind the aesthetic of the business.
Caleb Scott, coach and co-owner of Queen City Insane Asylum football team, says he had to sacrifice early on to make sure his team had places to play. With the business climate at the time, it wasn't easy.
Aaron York talks about the culture he fosters at Donco3 as the general superintendent. York says the key is to treat your business like family.