“Every client should be treated as a client for life,” says Lance Garrett, vice president of the Springfield Division of Crossland Construction. From the design phase through replacing worn fixtures to remodeling, Garrett says you must be able to identify a client’s needs and meet them for the life of a project. This is sponsored content.
- When you think about it, we plan for vacations, we plan for parties and family reunions, but the one thing we often don't prepare for is our health care journey, and that is such a disservice to ourselves, because what we find then, is we have a sudden event that can shake our world and change our lives, and then we're making decisions in crisis.
So if you find yourself in a time when you're looking at, do I need hospice? Do I need home health? Do I need medication management or pharmacy service or private care services? That might be the perfect time to consider a comprehensive disease management consult, because that nurse is going to really help you establish what do I need?
They're going to listen to all the things that you're voicing that you need help with, that you're struggling with, or just that you have questions about, and she's going to be able to help you really look at each program and decide what fits best for me. And in those conversations, what will also happen, is you're going to be thinking about what I might need in the future, and you'll have those conversations too, but we can start at the beginning and work our way through the end.
And what this does, is it allows people to align together and really hear what people are truly wanting for their life, and it at least creates that open space to have discussion. We're not gonna resolve everything in that first meeting, but if nothing else we've opened the door, and then our next meeting, we can visit some more, or you've had time to think, and at least think about, "Gosh, I just never even knew that was an option."
But we often see families have such a hard time and struggle, because when a loved one ends up in the hospital, they're not able to make the decision, the family has to make the decision. They have no idea what their loved one's wishes are, or two different people think that the answers are different. There's suddenly conflict, and our goal is to just really make each day count for every person we touch, and this is a program that definitely allows for that.
With two new buildings under construction – a 144,000-square-foot preengineered metal building and an 8,000-square-foot office building – remanufacturing company SRC Holdings Corp. is expanding its Logistics division.
Jared Rasmussen, Office Leader for Springfield and Joplin with the engineering firm Olsson, explains the vision of the Renew Jordan Creek Project. He says the city's investment demonstrates it's commitment to the community.
Both Jeramey and Julia Henson talk about their experience in PDR (paintless dent repair), and elaborate on the need for efficient time management. Sometimes you need to know when to move on to the next project. Jeramey and Julia Henson are co-owners of the HM Dentworks Academy with Chris McWhirter.
Jessica Oliva, owner of Pickles and Buns food truck and co-owner of Tinga Tacos, says not to assume you know everything. She says her time in the industry has taught her that she always has more to learn.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, explains what entrepreneurs should know about starting the customer discovery phase for launching your great tech business idea. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and startups and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Hollie Elliot describes the trends she sees in small towns after the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. She says that people see opportunity in these rural places they might not have seen before. Elliott is the Executive Director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group.
Sean Thouvenot, vice president of Branco Enterprises, gives an overview of what the process looks like once you have decided to invest in a new building. This video is sponsored by Branco Enterprises.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach for Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football team, talks about team cohesion. He says that despite the fact he may not look the part of a coach, the men look past it to see how they can work together.
Barak Hill, a professional musician living in the Springfield area, recounts when he first realized he could take his music career seriously. He recounts his journey to the point when he realized his passion could do more than pay for itself.
Rachel Barks walks through her experience as an interior designer and a basic understanding of what she considers when looking at an interior space. Barks currently owns Artistree Pottery, a business she started in 2020 after a career in interior design.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen, co-owners of TCI Graphics, offer the Bible as a part of our booked series. The Meinsens discuss how they feel the Bible impacts their perspective on their day to day operations.