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Retirement Different for Boomers

“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 …

“It’s really hard to market yourself as a product,” says Michael Frizell, graphic novel author and director of Student Learning Services at Missouri State University. Frizell says he’s …

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 …

“From my standpoint, making the decision to walk away took a lot of time for me,” says Donald J. Babb, CEO and executive director of Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar. He says his job has …

As creative manager for Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Jennifer Johnmeyer says when she and her team brainstorm about promoting their films, it’s about creating a sense of community. “You really do …

“You definitely don’t want to just reach out when you need something,” says Claire Sakaoka, owner of engage5w. She says your professional connections are like banking: you must make deposits …

Ashley Fletcher, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, says when you’re dealing with someone you perceive as unreasonable, take a step back and understand there is probably a reason for their behavior. …

Wayne Dipper, Chief Operating Officer and co-owner at KPM Technology, says don’t think you’re too small to be hacked. Though major retailers and other large businesses have recently been …

Jamie Kinkeade, owner of The Studio and The MVMNT, says if you’re thinking about fitness, just do it. Some people say if you only have fifteen minutes, it isn’t worth it, Kinkeade disagrees. …

Danielle Kincaid, attorney with Ozarks Elder Law, says she learned in her first externship to trust her gut feelings. She says second guessing and looking back is never good for your client. …

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 …

“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 …

Vineese Knight with the Massengale Group Of Keller Williams, says as a leader you have to delegate tasks to employees and trust they’ll be done correctly. If they aren’t, sometimes you have to …

Kelly Harris, Director of Safe to Sleep, says the biggest obstacle faced by the working homeless is transportation. She says many times, homeless people need a place to keep their possessions while …

About ten years ago, Kurt Theobald, CEO and Chief Strategist with Classy Llama, switched his focus from his own success to helping those around him. Theobald says he realized he first needed to …

“I don’t care what position you’re in, you need to have someone else who’s been there and done that… to bounce things off of, talk about your mistakes,” says Paul Long, Vice President …

“You have to determine if telecommuting or remote work and those things are going to work for you,” says Mailyn Jeffries, Human Resources Director for Greene County Missouri. Jeffries says the …

Dana Ford, Head Men's Basketball Coach at Missouri State University, says recruiting new talent for his team can be difficult because other schools offer players more perks. “What we try to do is …

“For me, it was all about amassing experience and learning as much as I could, and then at the same time, applying that to my business,” says SueAnn Hollowell, CEO of Optikal. Hollowell started …

“Even though I knew that aspect of the bank, I didn’t get to experience it one on one,” says Judy Hadsall, President and CEO of Multipli Credit Union. Hadsall had previously worked for a large …

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