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11 ways to find the leader in your organization  

When I ask search committees for competencies or qualities they feel are critical in their next hire, I always hear people express the need...

So you’re thinking of rebranding  

Usually, when people talk about a brand, they focus on the visual identity, including the logo, colors and packaging. However, a brand is so...

Poll shows small businesses more cautious

The Q3 2021 MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (SBI) finds that small business owners are increasingly cautious when it comes to plans...

Employers’ vaccine mandate unwise

We agree with President Joe Biden that nearly all Americans should get the COVID-19 vaccine. However, until that happens, or until we develop herd...

Fifth Estate: Our medium market

You may have heard that we are considered a “medium market” for our local media. Here’s what that means. In the middle Television market size is...

Preparing for the latest data regulatory wave

When you think of all the things it takes to run your business and all the issues that demand your attention each day, where...

Understanding the total cost of college

Before embarking on one of the most expensive journeys of a lifetime, your student should understand the total cost to obtain the education needed...

Another regional visioning effort

The Corridor region has traditionally struggled to come up with a clear regional vision or economic development strategy. Still, a new effort called Envision...

Retention requires attention

When your organization has a goal, does it create a plan to meet that goal? Business news is full of employees with happy feet...

Addressing FUD and anger in the workplace

Fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) have a direct influence on behavior. Many businesses are currently struggling with FUD as employees come back to work...

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