Verizon Wireless national retailer Russell Cellular is moving its headquarters about 2 miles north in Battlefield.
Taking the helm of the Springfield Innovation Inc. board, Scott Dalenberg outlines the nonprofit’s mission to foster technology, research and create jobs.
It’s never been easier or cheaper to learn about one’s genetic makeup.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking, education, entertainment, government, insurance, nonprofit and technology.
“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “Well, a simple idea is for a company to do something like ‘blue jeans day,’ …
Bo Jaxon is hired as operations manager for SummitMedia-Springfield and co-host of the “KTTS Morning Show.”
The university picks five inductees for its Public Affairs Hall of Fame.
Marty Brickey also will have to pay over $600,000 in restitution.
The owner of a local food delivery service says he has been priced out of the market by national companies, and a lawsuit is all that’s left between the competitors.
Library Express West is funded by $240,000 in local and state grants.
Technology veterans form startup to carve their own path, starting with a four-day workweek.
The company will provide hardware and software to little-known Hearo Technologies.
A refresh this fall to Springfield’s permit application and development review process got off to a rocky start.
Owners cites increased competition from DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub and Postmates.
The company will keep its name and continue to operate from Springfield.
Park Board seeks new sponsors after end of 10-year agreement.
Trading Epic allegedly uses Facebook to solicit a local investor.
Fueled by her own story of recovery, new NAMI leader Stephanie Appleby is challenging the community to talk about mental illness.
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.
One year into opening Ellecor, Haden Long gave birth to her second daughter. The first five months of her life, she was with her constantly at work. "They're why we do this," Long explains.
Brandy Hickman with 2B well & Living Light with Brandy Lane advises to be responsive and authentic with your clients. If you don't, the business will go elsewhere.
Kevin Wyas, founder of ECRI, knows he can't always do things as well as somebody else, but he knows if he's done it before successfully he knows he can do it again adapted for the new situation. If you don't believe in yourself nobody else will.
Brandy Hickman with 2B Well & Living Light with Brandy Lane, give you useful tips to help you identify what is causing you stress so you can better engage and enjoy life.