Keyword: mentor
32 results total, viewing 1 - 20

Connecting with Paint and Canvas

Janice Goocher, owner and designer of Canvas Connections, turned her side passion into a business. Goocher, who loves artwork and challenging herself with new things, says she began hosting parties …

Jill Reynolds, Private Client Advisor with Commerce Trust Company, says it’s gratifying to see progress in employees she’s mentoring. Reynolds thinks all employees should be mentored because they …

“I think with the millennial generation, there is a misconception of just kind of flying by the seat of our pants, or we only take passion project jobs or things like that,” says Jenn Darden, …

Curtis Millsap, owner of Millsap Farms, says their business model has changed over their twelve years in business. He says the question is no longer whether something is possible, but rather what …

Judy Hadsall, President and CEO of Multipli Credit Union, says she started in banking as a teller, but knew she wanted to get into commercial lending. She says her former boss, Rex Johnson, was …

Mark Walker, a local CEO and a member of the Drury University Board of Trustees, says employers are increasingly seeking college graduates who have some kind of meaningful real-world, hands-on …

“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 …

“It’s so incredibly helpful to have a group of people that I know I can shoot a text to or I can grab coffee with and say, ‘Hey, what do I do here,’” says Hector Cruz, Director of Alumni …

“He’s just a really innovative thinker; he’s a creative guy. He developed the Murney blog and he just kind of has a refreshing approach to the whole idea of marketing a business,” says Tyler …

“A job site is like conducting an orchestra and you have all of these moving parts, all at the same time, with some guy making sure that everyone is playing the right piece of music at the right …

“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, …

“Ready. Set. Give.” is a seven-part series that helps companies create a culture of giving. “One way employees can get involved is to volunteer as a lunch buddy. That’s where you would spend …

Shawn Usery, Chief Medical Officer at Cox Medical Center Branson, says two staff members at his high school helped him become the person he is today. “So, I was always that kid who was never going …

“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 …

Trevor Croley of Croley Insurance and Financial has been lucky enough to have a few great mentors in his parents and an early business leader. He shares his story with us.  Duration: 1:26

Mark Holmes, President of Consultant Board, shares how his mentor helped him hone his skills at public speaking, leadership, teamwork, and communication and how he now uses that knowledge to teach …

“I think it’s really important when you’re starting a business to create good quality relationships. You want to find someone who has experienced starting a business,” says Debra Horn, Senior …

Rachel Anderson, Acting Director at The efactory, says they commonly see entrepreneurs who focus on only one aspect of their business. “It’s hard to be the jack-of-all-trades when you do have a …

“I owe more than I’ll ever be able to pay forward when it comes to mentoring, coaching and influence,” says Thomas H. Douglas, CEO of JMark Business Solutions. Douglas says he had several …

Brad Thomas, President of Silver Dollar City Attractions says there are a number of educators who mentored and encouraged him to keep going in difficult times. “Those little words are significant …

1 | 2 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.