The passenger rail expansion movement has spurred Region leaders and developers to think beyond the usual growth projects.
Education, engagement, talent development, teamwork and informed insight, along with infrastructure, keep the Region heading in the right direction logistically, experts say.
More workers, employers embrace flexible work arrangements and reap benefits of working remotely Today’s economy is more than finding business opportunities and a qualified workforce locally. The expectation now is to replicate that model for success in a global marketplace. Thanks to advancements in technology and a changing mindset among workers and companies, it’s no […]
Industry leaders offer insight on how to build customer base with targeted online content Staying social through content creation, remaining responsive, audience identification and analytical-based ads remains a significant component of marketing for businesses of all sizes, experts say. “Social media is not just important, it’s the largest piece of the puzzle right now especially […]
Industry leaders offer innovative programs to keep local audiences flocking to area venues The magic of live theater continues to mesmerize audiences—from large to small—across the Region. Whether it’s in a more intimate venue or in an almost 100-year-old historic landmark, community members are falling under the spell of stages filled with music, comedy or […]
Providers say innovative approaches deliver better patient outcomes The term continuous improvement once only was talked about in manufacturing circles because those businesses always sought ways to shorten production and delivery times to boost profits. Now that practice has been adopted by many industries, including health care where positive patient outcomes push innovations by physicians, […]
Solid succession strategies keep companies growing, prospering Pete Korellis knows his business and those who work for him will be taken care of long after he decides to step away from his company. He recognizes succession plans are vital for entrepreneurs to ensure their businesses thrive in the future. “A well-thought succession plan is one […]
Energetic communities emerging through redevelopment initiatives When it comes to reclaiming and reusing previously developed land for new building projects, Region leaders say recipes for success include patience, planning and partnerships as key ingredients. “In one sense, redevelopment is about making the old new again and the importance of keeping a community relevant and going,” […]
Businesses move toward out-of-box ways to attract, keep workers With low unemployment rates, the pressure on companies, especially those expanding, to find and keep good employees inches higher. “When you look at the current economy, we’re hearing all sorts of reports of low unemployment … from an HR perspective, the lower the unemployment rate, the […]
Businesses tackle challenges, embrace growth For the Burn ‘Em Brewing crew, the decision to bring its brand and brews to downtown La Porte was driven by demand and a witty outlook. “We have been growing at our own pace for the last few years, and only being in part of Indiana, there is still plenty […]