DED Unveils New Programs for Second-Stage Entrepreneurs

5 Aug, 2016
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is now accepting referrals from Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs) for two new programs kicking off 2014–an Economic Gardening program launched in conjunction with the ...

For good measure: A+ Corporation

15 Feb, 2016
A designer and manufacturer of analytical sampling systems, A+ Corporation LLC in Gonzales, Louisiana, has a long track record of innovation with 29 current patents and another 10 pending.

3 steps to focus your moonshot thinking

11 Dec, 2015
No one disputes the need for an effective elevator speech, but nailing down your vision may seem too touchy-feely to spend time on. Big mistake.

How to develop a killer core competency

11 Dec, 2015
A core competency doesn’t happen overnight, but it’s well worth the time and effort.

How to protect your market turf

11 Dec, 2015
The more the merrier might apply to Facebook friends, but not industry competitors.

How to take the ‘con’ out of ‘conflict’

11 Dec, 2015
Conflict comes in many forms, and smart leaders know how to harness all of them to drive growth.

Don’t fall down as you staff up

11 Dec, 2015
As you hire more people you may no longer feel as connected to your employees as you once did. Two skills can solve that problem.

Envy. Discord. Secrecy. Turns out silos hold more than corn

11 Dec, 2015
As your company grows, people will inevitably specialize. That doesn’t mean they have to compete with or ignore each other.

Why kicking it old-school could kill your business

11 Dec, 2015
The management skills that got your business off the ground may now be holding it back. Here’s how to adapt as you grow.

Fear factor: change can be scary (leaders take note)

11 Dec, 2015
Employees react negatively to change for some very good reasons, but you can help them keep calm and carry on.