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Dana Ford, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Missouri State University, says hiring qualified personnel is a big part of his strategy. “That’s a huge emphasis in terms of how I hire people,” says …

“You have to invest in your own personal and professional development, and that helps you stay relevant, stay on top of things that are trending, topics that you need to know about to be more …

Dana Ford, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Missouri State University, says there are many variables to consider in defining success. You could have a goal in mind that you never meet, but you may have …

“Skills that we really need right now are more what we call the soft skills,” says Mailyn Jeffries, Human Resources Director for Greene County Missouri. Jeffries says many employers are seeking …

With age comes experience. Scott Shotts, founder of Missouri Spirits, says it’s important to know the business cycles, but more important is to recognize which one your business is experiencing. …

“He goes out and takes risks and might do something that people advised him against, but definitely follows what he believes is right and truly [is] a very smart guy,” says Rachel Anderson, …

“I think the toughest part about the work-life balance is that I’m always thinking about the next project,” says Michael Frizell, graphic novel author and Director of Student Learning Services …

Shanda Trautman with Old Missouri Bank says she tries to implement Jon Gordon's “The Energy Bus” each day of her life. Trautman says the book makes you see that no matter what’s going in your …

“For the comic book work, though I find it the most enjoyable, it’s also the most challenging in regards to actually getting paid,” says Michael Frizell, graphic novel author and Director of …

“You have to fail to succeed. It takes multiple failures to arrive at success,” says Shanda Trautman with Old Missouri Bank. Trautman says marketing isn’t a one-stop shop where developing your …

“What we’ve tried to accomplish is more of an experience,” says David Burnett, Mt. Vernon Community Bank President, Mid-Missouri Bank. Burnett says customers should feel free to come in and use …

“I get everything local, as much as possible,” says Ashley Tate, owner of Sugar’s Pies and Sundries. Tate uses local fruits and berries in her pies as well as other ingredients that come from …

“I think it’s really clear that if a private citizen who’s not wearing any type of uniform or anything — if they’re holding a weapon during an active shooter incident, it’s very volatile …

Employers look at the personal social media pages of perspective employees. Glenn Pace, a professor in the management area at Missouri State University, cautions that what you post can have a …

“You’ve gotta go back to the basics,” says Larry Peterson, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of Springfield Missouri. Peterson says he gains leadership advice from General Ulysses S. …

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