Nov 9, 2018
Giving Thanks for Our Great State
There is so much in Iowa I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Aug 11, 2017
These days, staying relevant involves staying connected. Businesses are being challenged to deliver more and more conveniences and services online. So how can a small, main street business stay innovative and relevant when it comes to the needs of their customers?
Dec 9, 2016
The Affordable Care Act is dead. Long live the Affordable Care Act. The people have spoken and elections have consequences, which means that President-elect Donald Trump will act on his promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare.
Oct 14, 2016
Whether you have recently retired or will be soon, you’re probably feeling a lot of different emotions. Excitement. Anticipation. Maybe even fear. No matter what you’re feeling or what questions you have, you’ve spent years preparing and saving for this moment.
Aug 11, 2016
In business it is important to maximize productivity, whether it be with equipment or human assets. We all know how important preventive maintenance is for machines and equipment, but often this same philosophy is not taken with a company’s most important asset, its people. I think we would all agree that a company’s most important assets are qualified, healthy employees, who are maximizing their potential every day.
Jun 9, 2016
As we welcome Generation Z into the job market, our workforce becomes four-generational. Each generation represents its own distinct characteristics and values. To successfully integrate, companies need to embrace new tactics in recruitment, benefits and creating a corporate culture that actively demonstrates respect and inclusion. It’s time to get creative and personal in attracting and retaining top talent.
Apr 8, 2016
Like most business owners, you spend a lot of time integrated in your business, learning about and dealing with unexpected hurdles to keep it growing and thriving. But are you prepared if an illness or injury kept you from working?