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COVID-19 Coverage: CFO Creates Nonprofit Grant Program

Community Foundation of the Ozarks has committed $1 million to help community nonprofits dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. CFO President Brian Fogle says though they have helped with natural …

Kirk Baumann, team member experiences manager with O’Reilly Hospitality Management says the most important thing in your resume is to quantify your accomplishments. Demonstrating success is …

Gary Gibson, general manager of City Utilities, says public transportation is vitally important and the city is working to improve transit service with the acquisition of electric buses. He says they …

Carrie Tennis, senior director of operations with Family Pharmacy, says focusing on communities, customers and culture is the formula for their success. Practicing kindness is a more than four decade …

Ashley Fletcher, licensed clinical social worker, says a good self care regimen is important, but there’s a new trend in wellness. Community care involves the organization coming together and …

City Utilities’ Gary Gibson says he sees the promotion from associate general manager to general manager as both a challenge and an opportunity. Gibson says it’s the GM’s responsibility to set …

“Every day, battling was just stressful, competitive wages and everything,” says entrepreneur Amby Lewis. Lewis didn’t like the jobs she held in call centers and needed a change. She decided to …

“We don’t like to be called senior citizens. We don’t even really like the idea of retirement,” says Greg Burris, with Give 5 and United Way of the Ozarks. He says baby boomers are more …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, says collaborating with other charities allows you to help more people. Spilde learned how organizations can collaborate while serving on grant committees with …

Carrie Richardson, executive director at Leadership Springfield, says The Harvard Business Review recently published an article listing community connection as the fourth largest motivator for …

Greg Burris, with Give 5 and United Way of the Ozarks, says BYU recently did a study on the physical effects of social isolation and found the physical impact is the equivalent of smoking fifteen …

If you are experiencing inefficiencies in performance, you might need to look at your tools and processes. Sherry Coker, Executive Director of OTC Center for Workforce Development gives you tips for …

“More people in your community want to give to you than you realize. Sometimes they just don’t know how to give,” says Michael Buttacy, Executive Director of Ozarks Teen Challenge. Buttacy says …

Jody Dow, Executive Director of The Springfield Dream Center, says her coworkers can usually tell when she’s getting emotionally worn down. Dow says they keep a folder full of their clients’ …

“Sometimes you have mentors that are very informal — they don’t even know that they’re your mentor, just people that you admire and, I think, want to emulate,” says Crista Hogan, Executive …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “Well, a simple idea is for a company to do something like ‘blue jeans day,’ …

“My diversity is more than gender and race, and so we have a mosaic that runs on our intranet, so our employees can put the three things that make them diverse, and oh, by the way, I don’t let …

“When searching for an assisted living community for your loved one, we want to make sure that it meets their personality and their personal needs,” says Alecia Robinson, Administrator at …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One idea is to use an employee outing day to volunteer for an organization so you can accomplish …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. Stephanie Anderson, Operations Coordinator for I Pour Life, says companies with the most successful …

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