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Perhaps this sounds familiar?

Do it just like this. Copy me on the email. Constantly checking in on progress. Don’t do it that way. Telling. Directing. Correcting. Commanding....

Family business pitfalls

Owning and operating a family business can be extremely rewarding. The flexibility of running your own business, and the ability to do so with...

Solar energy responsible way of generating clean, safe, home-grown energy

Alliant Energy recently announced their plans to acquire Phase I & II of the Duane Arnold Solar Project in Linn County, serving renewable energy...

The Armstrong legacy continues

It was recently reported that the Esther and Robert Armstrong Charitable Trust, established in 2002, will give away its remaining funds, $4.2 million, equally...

Does your organization crave finding employees to fit your culture?

Talent attraction is not simply posting on a job board and praying the best candidates magically appear. If only it were that simple! Of...

The power of humor in advertising

Laughter is good for the soul, especially these days, when we are surrounded by what seems like endless streams of unwelcome news and stress....

Thank you, Iowa

The U.S. Small Business Administration has been on the front lines leading Iowa’s economic recovery the past two years. As we enter the final...

Infrastructure bill is good legislation

There is rarely a piece of federal legislation enacted without some burdensome unintended consequences or questions about how it will be funded. Still, all...

Deere strike continues

We were disappointed United Auto Workers (UAW) members in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas rejected a new, six-year pact with Deere & Co., with 55%...

The great journalist resignation

Considering journalists’ role in a fair and just society, you’d think they’d earn a decent salary. That’s not the case, for the most part,...

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