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35 apply for SSMID board seats

Thirty-five people have applied for as many as 19 seats on the board that will oversee the new SSMID (Self Supported Municipal Improvement District) in...

Celebrating the land between two rivers

John Langhorne/Tree Full of Owls Steven Bloom recently wrote an article that ran on the Atlantic magazine's web site titled "Observations from 20 Years of...

Diversity Focus shifts mission, searches for new leader

By Pat Shaver From awareness to action. That’s the new mission for Diversity Focus, a Corridor nonprofit aimed at encouraging community inclusiveness, said Interim Executive Director...

Coaching an attitude problem

Gale Mote/Tree Full of Owls One of the most frequent requests I receive from managers is how to effectively coach employees with attitude problems. It...

Is social media in your 2012 plan?

Lynn Manternach/Tree Full of Owls Has your company joined the social media community yet? Whether you have or not, social media will have a significant impact...

Downtown IC SSMID passes, board nomination forms available

The Iowa City City Council last night approved the third and final reading for a downtown tax. The SSMID (Self Supported Municipal Improvement District) tax...

Life, liberty and the pursuit of…

By John Langhorne/Tree Full of Owls Happiness is an interesting topic. Last week, a colleague sent me an article written by a foreign exchange student...

Photos: 2011 How I Built It

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Jones tops CBJ’s Most Influential list

Despite a new process that opened voting up to four times as many people, the results of the annual Corridor Business Journal Most Influential list...

A second chance at life

Note: See the end of this story to view video of Dr. Wahls' TEDx Iowa City presentation. By Gigi Wood She can walk. Dr. Terry Wahls, a...

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