With his music collaboration app, Seth Kitchen is participating in the Efactory’s accelerator program.
The Moving Co. has "a few key pillars that support our ability to provide unique, tailored moving and relocation solutions."
"The purpose of creating GrassRoots Love is to employ the homeless and give them gainful employment," says Larry Flenoid.
Beckie Collins wanted to "create a cleaner, more ecofriendly, beautiful scented candle that was safe for anyone with sensitive sinus issues to enjoy."
Seth England says his field note journals, wallets and mason mugs are "something that nearly every person can relate to and see themselves using."
She teaches "aspiring virtual assistants how to launch their business from scratch using my signature online virtual assistant training program."
The speaker and coach helps "people reach new levels of success through practical personal development."
The organization works to help single moms with resources and immediate needs.
The website "offers information, inspiration and community for women who own or aspire to own their own businesses."
Jill Phillips says she started her "business coaching company to implement the Entrepreneurial Operating System."
The company provides production services for podcasting.
Ashley Tate has a goal of bringing "customers the nostalgia of great old-fashioned tastes with family and friends but with modern convenience and flair."
The company offers "a six-step hiring formula that helps business leaders understand what the hiring process entails."
The company's brand is designed "for those who primarily recreate or have goal-driven outdoor adventures on the weekends."
The nonprofit provides new shoes to local schoolchildren.
Collins leads a "full-service guiding company that has many trip options around the Ozarks."
The VR company provides training where "employees can safely learn on-the-job skills in a simulated environment."
The startup's "website provides community resource information at the click of a button."
Client and revenue growth at Seven Hills Veterinary Clinic fuels move to larger home.
"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.
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.