Insurance brokerage firm Gibson recently made several staffing appoints at all levels of the organization.
A $400,000 investment has helped Lakeshore Public Media get back on the air.
Private industry, government work together to bring broadband to more Hoosiers In rural America, it’s often a case of “the haves” and “have nots” when it comes to high-speed internet service—and Indiana is no exception. Rural areas have been largely left out when it comes to building or improving fiber networks. Federal, state and private […]
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 […]
Setting special events apart takes time and planning and continual improvement, organizers say If this year is anything like the past 24, thousands of people will descend on downtown Whiting over three days in late July. They will devour Eastern European food, imbibe some brews or wine, watch a parade and take part in a […]
Experts say best succession plans prepared in advance, not out of last-minute necessity or tragedy Mylese Tucker never considered having a succession plan for her business, Nature’s Cupboard, until she served on the board of the Independent Natural Foods Retailer Association. One of the group’s first strategic goals was to implement a succession plan. “We […]
Owners usually have two choices when considering how companies will go on without them Succession planning is vital to the continuation of any business. And when there are multiple owners—partners, members, shareholders—no single document is more important than a comprehensive, up-to-date buy-sell agreement. Failure to have such an agreement adds confusion and stress at the […]
Companies in Region take innovative approach to traditional construction, renovation projects Companies in Northwest Indiana are betting on the area, and the proof is in both recent new construction/renovation projects and ones in the works. Industries ranging from education to hospitality—and everything in between—have invested resources to build or rebuild high-tech, high-touch, attractive and energy-efficient […]
Companies can find wealth of free resources at public libraries A public library might be viewed by business owners and working professionals as irrelevant to their needs. They might even see them as merely a place for young families, students and retirees to borrow books or as a place to hang out. However, hidden behind […]
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 […]