Armstrong’s Secret Weapon: Creativity

30 Nov, 2014

High-touch high tech: MSS Technologies

13 Mar, 2014
As a management consultant for a Big 8 firm, Mike Hawksworth was a seasoned road warrior. Then in 1986, tired of living out of a suitcase and wanting to spend more ...

We’ve got your back: Team Quality Services

21 Jan, 2014
With only 10 employees at its headquarters office in Auburn, Ind., Team Quality Services (TQS) appears deceptively small. “In fact, the local community sometimes sees us as a mom-and-pop operation, but ...

Souping up franchising: Zoup!

21 Jan, 2014
Believing soup to be neglected by most restaurants, Eric Ersher decided to create a food service concept where it was no longer a bit player, but the star.

Local produce, global impact: Grower’s Organic

21 Jan, 2014
If organic food conjures up images of laidback hippies, Brian Freeman quickly blasts such stereotypes. Clean-shaven, energetic and intense, the Denver-based entrepreneur hits his office at 3 a.m. each morning to ...

Keeping it clean: LT Environmental Inc.

21 Jan, 2014
Every day we clean up a little more of the U.S.,” says Tom Murphy, founder of LT Environmental Inc. (LTE).

Hooked on culture: Forensic Fluids Laboratories

21 Jan, 2014
A rising star in drug testing, Forensic Fluids Laboratories has rapidly grown from a one-woman show in 2005 to more than 60 employees and $12 million in annual revenue.

No buttoned-down business: Busy Beaver Button Co.

20 Jan, 2014
You may not think of a button as being a powerful communications tool, but Christen Carter does — at least when it comes to the pinback (also known as a button ...

Shaking up supply chains: LLamasoft Inc.

14 Jan, 2014
LLamasoft Inc. has redefined the scope of supply chain software.In the past, modeling solutions for supply chain networks looked only at cost optimization.

Weigh the mail before you make decisions

20 Aug, 2011
I have a suggestion for entrepreneurs who are daunted by the cost of sophisticated, yet expensive, marketing research: Weigh your mail.