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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


Eating locally is actually pretty easy, and that's good news for reducing food waste

Upwards of 80 percent of Americans could restrict their eating habits to food grown within 50 miles of where they live, according to a new study published by the Sierra Nevada Research Institute at the University of California, which means that if consumers want it, there's more than enough potential to buy food exclusively from local markets.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Did Rick Perry's prayers end the Texas drought?

Glenn Beck recently went on record saying he thinks former Texas Gov. Rick Perry deserves a little credit for ending the Texas drought.

June 12, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Shonka joins American State Bancshares Board Of Directors

WICHITA – American State Bancshares, the holding company for two Kansas banks with branches in more than a dozen Kansas communities, has announced the appointment of ...

July 22, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Midwest Energy selects Parke as next general manager

Midwest Energy's Board of Directors has chosen Patrick Parke, currently vice president customer service, as its next president and general manager.

July 22, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Flame Engineering Inc. honored for 16 years with no lost time accidents

TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Labor Industrial Safety and Health division and Secretary Lana Gordon recognized Flame Engineering Inc. of LaCrosse for reaching 16 years ...

July 18, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Diversified requests community’s help with Poker Run

Tammie Caley and her colleagues continue to make plans for the upcoming Sunflower Diversified Services Ride for Independence Poker Run that is set for Saturday ...

July 17, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Dee Bleeker announces retirement from Keating & Associates

Last month, Dee Bleeker announced her plan to retire after more than 14 years with Raymond James Financial Services Inc. and over 43 years in ...

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Recent remodel

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Speakers announced for upcoming leadership conference in Great Bend

With only two weeks left until the first ever Vet Leader One-Day, the impressive line-up of entrepreneurial speakers has been announced. The conference is scheduled ...

July 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


LearningRx opens downtown Great Bend office for brain training

When Julie Stuhlsatz, Great Bend, first discovered LearningRx, she could have had no way of knowing the effect it would have on her family.

July 12, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Sunflower reps attend annual SACK meeting in Topeka

Sunflower Diversified Services representatives learned up-to-date information about ways to prevent being scammed by strangers asking for personal information.

July 12, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose expands OB-GYN hours to accommodate families

Haley Gleason and her colleagues at St. Rose Health Center realize families face scheduling difficulties when trying to juggle OB-GYN appointments so that family members ...

July 12, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Diane Olsen new director of nursing at Cherry Village

When Diane Olsen, R.N., was seeing hospice patients in Great Bend, she visited Cherry Village Benevolence and helped care for its residents nearing the ...

July 12, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


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