Region more than place to pass through on the way to other places, and a group of like-minded people want to make sure others come to this same epiphany.
Region’s infrastructure experts focused on future The TV shows make it look so easy to “do it yourself.” No matter your generation, whether it is today’s Chip and Joanna Ganes or yesterday’s Bob and Norm from “This Old House,” they make it look easy to DIY. All you need is a little gumption, a saw, […]
Mark Van Fleet, managing partner at Converge Ventures, comments on how Northwest Indiana businesses should take advantage of global opportunities.
Regardless of industry, all organizations need people Without people, no business would exist. Ultimately, people are the consumers of every product and service, including the most obscure technology. Even in business-to-business sales, people make decisions about what to purchase and when. All successful companies revolve around human needs and the humans who deliver the products […]
Working together to build 21st-century workforce will fuel innovation, diversity, talent There’s an African proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” As Indiana works to fill more than 1 million jobs during the next decade, attracting, developing and connecting talent for a 21st-century workforce has […]
Define ideal prospects, key points of differentiation before committing to specific marketing tactics Marketing can feel like throwing a dart at a dartboard. You rarely hit a bull’s-eye, even a slight miss can dramatically impact your score, and too often, your throw misses the board entirely. Implementing marketing tactics like social, email, ads, sponsorships, etc., […]
Seeds of entrepreneurship can be planted early but might not include a college education It’s 10:30 p.m., and I’m exhausted. When I try to sleep, I find myself thinking about the next day’s commute into downtown Chicago. Every day I wondered why I spent so much time and money to earn a college degree—so that […]
Recognizing excellence in Region’s thriving business community Each spring the magazine is honored to shine a light on many of the outstanding businesses in our Region with our Best of Business awards. Too often we only notice what isn’t working or what could be better in our Region. It is important to be self-aware and […]
Leadership Institute at Purdue University Northwest here to share resources to drive change in Region Leadership. We know it when we see it, but more importantly, we are adrift when it is missing. That’s why the Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest, formerly known as the South Shore Leadership Center, is committed to developing, mentoring and […]
More ways to share local business stories The mission of Northwest Indiana Business Magazine from its founding in 1991 has been to publish stories about people and ideas that inform, inspire, challenge and educate local business and community leaders. We want to help them improve their businesses, the local economy and the quality of life […]