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Custom Creations Landscaping & Lawn owner Kevin Runyon: "Commercial landscaping, whether native or purely for design in outdoor areas, will have plenty of benefits on the balance sheet."
Old Missouri Bank's Austin Mooneyham: "While rising rates can be complicated for any business, they seem particularly thorny for agribusinesses."
Carnahan Evans PC's David Olive outlines the Corporate Transparency Act.
Revel Advertising's Chris Jarratt: "Cross-selling is an effective way to create a moat around your brand by providing customers with additional value beyond their initial purchase."
Paula Dougherty, a certified financial planner and private wealth adviser, says, "Building generational wealth is a lifelong process."
Commerce Bank's Lacy Martin: "Effective governance is vital to constructing a platform-based transformative model and to ensuring wide user adoption."
Burrell Behavioral Health's Clay Goddard: "Community safety net providers are critical to the health and well-being of our citizens; we are grateful to our leaders, at all levels, for recognizing that fact and helping us, once again, flatten a curve for our community."
Attorney Stephen F. Aton has tips for "understanding both the powers and limitations of the law."
MSU professor Matthew McKay: "Can you think of a way that virtual reality would improve your business? If so, you can build it. And if you build it, they will come."
Consultant and author Marlene Chism: "It takes sustainable energy to work in the nonprofit world. Leaders can reduce burnout and increase morale by embodying values, focusing on the gains and connecting purpose to identity."
FORVIS senior manager Kayla Bell: "Hopefully, this summary of special event reporting alleviates the administrative burden you might face with IRS compliance to keep the spotlight on your successful fundraising endeavor."
Certified financial planner Paula Dougherty: "If you’d like a second opinion on how to achieve your retirement dream, consult a financial adviser and estate attorney. These professionals can offer advice and encouragement, helping you to find your own happy medium between spending and providing an inheritance with your assets."
Certified financial planner Kenny Gott: "Work with a financial professional to analyze your unique circumstances and come up with a sensible debt-management strategy that considers both the math and quality-of-life factors before proceeding."
Alliant Insurance Services' Hunter Johnson: "It’s important for leaders and human resources departments to act now, planning a purpose and mission that starts with culture, belonging and life balance. And perhaps changing the traditional benefits we’re accustomed to."
Revel Advertising's Chris Jarratt: "With all the economic stressors businesses are dealing with, investing in a strategy with results that can seem hard to measure may appear to be a nonstarter. However, a clearly defined, strategically implemented internal brand marketing campaign can be an extremely effective tool in solving today’s unique staffing issues."
Attorney Andy Peebles: "The value of an estate plan goes far beyond the time and money it can save your loved ones once you are gone; it also provides assurance that those individuals will be taken care of when you are no longer around."
SMBA Executive Director Crista Hogan: "With the adoption of recreational marijuana, the word expungement has entered our lexicon. But what does it mean and why should the business community care?"
Columnist: Lynne Haggerman has legal tips to consider.
Spencer Fane attorney Ben Shantz: "Construction projects can be disorganized and hectic, but that does not mean the contracts and documentation for a job should be too."
Springfield Contractors Association's Megan Short: "The more we work together to build the students of today, the stronger our workforce will be tomorrow."
Urban Studios LLC, a natural light photography studio and pop-up event space, opened; the Missouri State University Foundation became the new owner of event venue The Old Glass Place; and Polk County’s dining scene expanded with the opening of Flat Creek.
Drury president resigns abruptly
Commercial project in the works near Campbell, Sunset
Chamber announces Small Business Award finalists
Volt Credit Union CEO takes job in Florida
Local entrepreneur wins World Series of Poker event