Columnist Bennet Bodenstein reviews four selections to pair with outdoor grilling.
Krishin Thadani of the SBA's Springfield office says "there is good news as local data show a growing number of businesses in Greene County."
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein reviews four selections for the Jewish holiday.
Editorial Vice President Eric Olson shares some good recommendations of books, podcasts, hacks and more.
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein tries seven samples of the sparkling wine variety.
Columnist Mark Holmes: "Wise leaders realize that people want beneficial feedback to help them increase their success, and they make the necessary effort to deliver essential criticism effectively."
Digital Editor Geoff Pickle says geocaching is "community building and exploration all in one."
Missouri state Sen. Lincoln Hough invites Springfieldians to recognize National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
JMark's Thomas Douglas: "As business leaders, we must shift our messaging and how we market ourselves. We also must continue to make better use of technologies that can help us grow our businesses."
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein tries four beverages of the variety as the season changes.
Paragon 360's Donnie Brawner emphasizes content creation to build brand awareness.
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein tries three dry beverages from the region.
Columnist Andy Drennen: "To navigate this new world, employers will need to be open-minded on how they attract workers and provide flexibility to retain them. "
Executive Editor Christine Temple examines Gallup's employee engagement survey, which finds it's time to get back to basics.
Columnist Mark Holmes: "There’s significant competition for recruiting and retaining talent, which can cause some managers to take a people-pleasing, more hands-off approach to employee performance. Don’t be that manager."
Editorial VP Eric Olson discusses the issue after attending the Missouri Association of Manufacturers’ Trade Show & Conference.
Columnist Bennet Bodenstein recommends five selections for the romantic holiday.
The city of Springfield's Sally Payne: "While there are many factors affecting the current labor shortage, such as early retirements, lack of child care, the gig economy and a population decrease, there’s still a significant number of workers who are looking for, yet not finding, employment – a hidden workforce."
State Rep. Alex Riley welcomes fast-moving business innovations.
A career pivot for a former human resources professional resulted in Bosky’s Vegan Grill; Neverending Game Store LLC made its second move in as many years; and Mercy Springfield Communities added a second Queen City clinic focused on sports rehabilitation and performance improvement.