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Connect Your Work with Your Why

“There’s times when I kind of have to pinch myself and say, ‘listen your job is to help people succeed, what better job could you have than that?’” asks Chris Bryant, Development and …

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 …

“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 …

Carrie Richardson, Executive Director at Leadership Springfield, says they build their board with the same model they teach. Using the CliftonStrengths development model, it allows them to tailor …

Learn how customer surveys and the Amazon business model inspired Curtis Millsap to find technology to give his customers a better Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program experience at Millsap Farms. His intention was to create a better product for his customers, but discovered it also opened up new markets for the small family-owned agribusiness.

Michael Doss of Emerson Park didn't want to take away from the company's candle sales, while developing a grooming line. So he and his wife are working to build a new brand Wilder & Co. They started building the new brand on social media first with the entire product line eventually moving under the new brand.

Sherry Coker, Executive Director at the OTC Center for Workforce Development, says your business is like a baseball team — every team needs a coach and the best teams have specialized coaches to …

“Branson’s brought in international folks for many decades to work in the show industry and other segments of our economy and they’re a vital part of our community whether they’re here …

Are you looking for reasons why you aren’t achieving your business goals? Sherry Coker, Executive Director at the OTC Center for Workforce Development, says to make sure you’re addressing …

“It’s a big deal and it’s working, but it’s because we’re all working together and collaborating through all the different elements,” says Heather Hardinger, Director of Workforce …

“So what we have discovered is that workforce development has quickly become economic development, and so in order to continue the growth that Branson has seen, we need a strong, skilled …

“It’s all about who you can be and the steps that you take to get there,” says Andrea Sitzes, Executive Director of Show Me Christian County Economic Development. Sitzes met her mentor at the …

Andrea Sitzes, Executive Director of Show Me Christian County Economic Development says previous work experience exposed her to “The Five Disfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni. She says the …

“Family has to come first. If your family doesn’t come first, you lose your sense of who you are,” says Andrea Sitzes, Executive Director of Show Me Christian County Economic Development. …

Analyze your employee performance, identify performance gaps then determine which gaps can be improved through training. Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development Business Development …

All workplace problems have root causes. When will training be the solution? Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development business development director, provides you the framework of a training needs assessment, which will uncover the root causes of a workplace problem and help you determine if training is the solution. A download is available at workforce.otc.edu/bootcamp with a complete outline for an effective training needs assessment. This is sponsored content. Duration: 2:29

“They liked this and they thought it was important, but they couldn’t see — how do I actually make this into a business? How do I bring this into my business?” Robert Melillo, founder of …

“We received our initial investment, which was a great start up investment. Any founder would have loved to have had that,” says Charity McGill, CEO and Co-founder of Deep Water Software. “At …

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