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Facebook billionaire donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants pay for college

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.

June 21, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Local leaders complete 2015 Leadership Workshop

25 participants left the 2015 Leadership Workshop with inspiration and knowledge on what it takes to be an active volunteer and successful business person. The Barton County Young Professionals Leadership Team organized the "Paving the Path to Success" event on Wednesday, June 17 at the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce.

June 21, 2015 | | Business


What students should really look for in a college education

As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.

June 17, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


7 ways a small business can save on its taxes

One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.

June 17, 2015 | Troy Martin Deseret News | Business


Metro Real Estate group

Nicole Kennedy, a broker with Dave Neal & Associates, has bought the agency from Neal and is renaming it Metro Real Estate Group.

June 17, 2015 | | Business


Is this the greatest high school graduation ever? Maybe

Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.

June 16, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Everyone is still struggling to know what to make of 'trigger warnings'

After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Are family-oriented work policies bad for business?

The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.

June 15, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is your potential employee confident or arrogant?

There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, and unfortunately in business, it can be the make-or-break quality of a successful leader. Arrogant leaders are prone to being disagreeable and aggressive; they tend to push down their employees, drain away motivation and loyalty and paralyze productivity. Erika Napoletano, in a recent Entrepreneur.com article, calls arrogance “the idiot cousin of the confident businessperson.” Motivational sales trainer Patrick Henry Hansen, who has advised my company on a number of issues over the years, puts it this way: Confidence is always attractive, and arrogance is always repulsive.

June 14, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


'Jurassic World' and the maternal instinct

At the outset of the early 1990s, long before 3-D made an aggressive comeback and computer-generated imagery was still a rare novelty, Steven Spielberg released a film about dinosaurs that quickly became nothing short of a cultural phenomenon.

June 14, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Humble Beginnings

The Argonne Rebels Drum and Bugle Corps Reunion Weekend July 11 – July 14

June 14, 2015 | | Business


BBB advice on navigating through the timeshare jungle

Ever since the timeshare phenomenon began in this country, back in the early 70s, the industry has been plagued with accounts of dissatisfied customers, on both the buying and selling sides of the equation. Dubious marketing tactics like pushy, gimmicky sales pitches have contributed to the problem. Add outright fraud to the mix and you have plenty of incentive for consumers to take a dim view of timeshare vacations.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


Three area students earn scholarships from Sunflower Bank

Sunflower Bank has awarded three scholarships to local students that participated in the bank's Community Ambassadors Program. Rachel Doll from Ellinwood High School earned a $1,500 scholarship. Catherine Barrington and Kacee Kasselman from Great Bend High School each earned a $500 scholarship.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


Central Kansas Dream Center now enrolled in Thrivent Choice program

The Central Kansas Dream Center is now able to receive grant funding from Thrivent Financial through the Thrivent Choice® program.

June 14, 2015 | | Business


America's most famous college dropout thinks you should go to college

Bill Gates, who is still the richest man in the world according to Forbes, is a big fan of college.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Dianne Morse named to Coldwell Banker® International Diamond Society

Dianne Morse, Associate Broker with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has earned membership in the company's International Diamond Society, a level achieved by only ...

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


BBB warns: Watch out for ticket fakery

This is the heart of the summer festival/concert season. Ticket prices are soaring these days, and anything that commands a high price is going ...

June 25, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Kylie Moritz new SLP at Sunflower’s Early Education Center

Kylie Moritz is combining her passion for helping others and her speech/language skills to serve children and families in her new position at Sunflower ...

June 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Kristin Steele new St. Rose health coach

Heart and stroke patients can rely on a new resource at St. Rose Health Center that is designed to prevent further problems and provide a ...

June 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


How the Brexit could affect U.S. businesses and consumers

As United Kingdom voters Thursday choose if their country stays or leaves the European Union, their decision will be felt across the ocean by businesses ...

June 23, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Why LinkedIn is worth $26.2 billion and how to make it work for you

When Microsoft announced last week that it would purchase LinkedIn for more than $26 billion, some observers were confused.

June 22, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


Intake Studios’ Balderston named Wichita marketer of the year

Heath Balderston has been named the American Marketing Association Wichita chapter marketer of the year.

June 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dr. Stang passes Geriatric Psychiatry Maintenance of Certification examination

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., (ABPN) announces an ABPN diplomate in Geriatric Psychiatry. Patrick William Stang, M.D. successfully passed the Geriatric ...

June 21, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


The financial and emotional rewards of downsizing

Not very long ago, living with less implied money problems or a lack of professional success.

June 21, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


How to choose between setting aside savings or paying down debt

The question might be the financial equivalent to “heat versus humidity:”

June 20, 2016 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


Glenna Achatz named to Coldwell Banker® International President’s Elite

Glenna Achatz, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Sell Real Estate, has qualified to join the company's International President's Elite. This prestigious membership ...

June 18, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


St. Rose Health Center blood screenings set for June 25

St. Rose Health Center staff members and volunteers will be on hand from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25 for the next ...

June 15, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose starts new therapy program; hires physical therapist

Members of the community had been asking St. Rose Health Center to start a new physical-therapy program and those requests have been honored.

June 15, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Dale Jr. Show Car

The Nationwide No. 88 Dale Jr. Show Car was parked outside the John Jaco Insurance & Financial Services office at 820 Main, Great Bend, on June ...

June 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Ibarra completes Operations School

Roxanne Ibarra, operations coordinator at The Plains State Bank in Great Bend, recently completed the 2016 Operations School, held May 10-12 at Topeka. The Operations ...

June 15, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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