An addition is planned at the McQueary Family Health Sciences Hall.
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."
True Engineering Group LLC is the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer for a project to add secure entrances to eight Springfield Public Schools for safety improvements.
Olsson Inc. is the civil engineer of a redesign to improve the intersection on Route 13 and Route 123 in Polk County.
Oke-Thomas and Associates Inc. is the project architect and structural engineer for an 18,000-square-foot building for Hoke-Peterson LLC.
Insight Design Architects LLC designed a renovation of Century Lanes’ dining area.
Mettemeyer Engineering LLC is the structural engineer for the $11.4 million Dallas County Technical Center.
Conway-Duncan Inc. is general contractor and mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer for an update of its offices, as well as an update to the Avant Interiors office.
The Lamar Johnson Collaborative LLC, formerly BatesForum LLC, designed the $9.75 million second phase of Hotel Vandivort in downtown Springfield.
Baron Design & Associates LLC designed an $18.5 million, two-story apartment complex with 153 units in Battlefield.
Miller Engineering PC is structural engineer for its new 8,700-square-foot, two-story office in southwest Springfield.
Omni Engineers Inc. (Rogers, Arkansas) is the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer for a 7,500-square-foot retail center near Bass Pro Shops.
Whitlock Engineering LLC is providing civil and landscape engineering work for Greenway Capital LLC’s Northgate Apartments.
Wells & Scaletty LLC is the structural engineer for the 29,400-square-foot Ozarks Technical Community College Republic Education Center.
Pending city approval and rezoning, Hood-Rich Architecture is designing a $10 million mixed-use development to replace the current home of the Baptist Student Union across from MSU.
Slone Architects PC is designing a four-story, 113-unit Candlewood Suites in Odessa, Texas, for personal and business travelers.
H Design Group LLC is the project architect for Multipli Credit Union’s new 40,000-square-foot headquarters and branch.
Sapp Design Associates Architects PC and Helix Architecture & Design Inc. (Kansas City) designed the new 18,500-square-foot Liberty Branch library.
Vineese Knight with the Massengale Group Of Keller Williams says when she was a young salesperson the biggest mistake she made was looking at people as numbers. She started experiencing real success when she made the mental shift to thinking of her customers as people and genuinely caring about their needs above her own.
Cody Ritter, owner of Base Construction & Management LLC, attributes the company's fast growth in part to keeping customers happy. Base Construction & Management LLC is one of the Springfield Business Journal 2019 Dynamic Dozen companies, recognizing the 12 fastest growing companies in the area.
"You are a leader," says Carrie Richardson, Executive Director of Leadership Springfield. She gives suggestions as to how you can develop your leadership skills.
Michael Wehreberg, Wehrenberg Design Company, discusses the shift in the last five years in web site design to mobile-first designs. Ultimately, you have to think of the human first and serve them with ease, and Google will give you credit for being mobile friendly.
Ömer Önder, owner of Springfield Diner, struggles with the process of renaming his restaurant. The process led by Dustin Myers and Jeremy Wells, owners of the branding agency Longitude LLC. Ömer expresses all of the emotions he is going through as they work together to revise his seating, menu, hours, and a name to reflect those changes.
It is projected that 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65 years old everyday for 19 years, and non profits are going to be competing over the coming years in a fierce labor market. Give Five was developed as a civic matchmaking program to help connect capable retirees with charitable organizations that need help. Greg Burris outlines the problems the program addresses, opportunities for individuals and organizations, as well as how United Way of the Ozarks is licensing to the program to share with other communities.
Jamie Kinkeade noticed most of the women in her fitness classes at The Studio were wearing Lululemon. She knew her clients were driving to Kansas City to purchase the brand, so she approached the athletic apparel company to stock their merchandise in her store, The Movement. They said "no" at first because they were not looking to expand into the Springfield market, but her persistence paid off.
With more job openings than people to fill them, it is time for your company to evaluate how you are motivating and engaging your team to help you retain and attract the best talent. Sherry Coker, Executive Director at the OTC Center for Workforce Development, walks you through tangible and intangible incentives that encourage employee engagement, performance enhancement, and higher job satisfaction.
"When we first started we thought we could pretty much do this on our own," discloses Vera Gibbons with Baby Foot®. "We thought we knew what would be great...that's not really what happened." Gibbons recommends partnering with a strong marketing partner early and give them a budget.
With four generations in the workplace, understanding the strengths and weaknesses of how each approaches brainstorming can make all the difference in arriving at the best idea. Boomer Kay Logsdon, Director of Applications at CultureWaves, and self-described fossil Millennial Locke Hilderbrand share what their trends research at CultureWaves tells us about generational differences and tips on how to bridge the gaps. Generations in the Workplace is an ongoing multi-episode series tackling the issues of generational conflict.