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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


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


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How to bridge the workplace generation gap

With millennials coming to dominate the workforce and baby boomers refusing to retire, crossing the generational divide at work becomes ever more of an issue.

August 18, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Caitlin Owen joins Sunflower Electric

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation announces that Caitlin Owen has joined the company as an administrative assistant in Great Bend. She joined the company on Aug ...

August 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Roxanne Ibarra promoted at The Plains State Bank

The Plains State Bank announces the promotion of Roxanne Ibarra to operations officer. Ibarra works at the Great Bend Branch at 800 Coolidge St.

August 17, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sixth-grader interacts with Cherry Village residents

Julie Stuhlsatz and her young son, Tyler, were looking for a way to enjoy the rewards of volunteer work when they hit upon the idea ...

August 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


St. Rose to relocate GBHH&H and physical therapy services

Two St. Rose Health Center services will relocate to the main building in the near future to increase efficiency, Site Manager Zena Jacobs announced.

August 17, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Doula Agency reaches families in rural Kansas

Nestled in your little piece of Kansas is a quiet rural hospital with just a few birthing suites. Unless there is cause for concern, or ...

August 16, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


How the president CAN'T affect the economy

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, and their supporters, say they have what it takes to put the United States economy into high-growth mode.

August 16, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Are retirees killing economic growth?

New research shows the aging of America may be one factor in the country's economic slowdown, and it may be only slightly mitigated by ...

August 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


Loss of business at restaurants - a sign of impeding recession?

Want to steer the economy from recession in 2017? Start eating out. That's the logical conclusion from the findings of one financial analyst who ...

August 13, 2016 | Sarah Anderson Deseret News | Business


New non-profit organization provides relief to grieving families

Losing a child during pregnancy and the first year of infancy is a feeling too many families are familiar with. In the United States, 10-25 ...

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Share with care: Know the risks before you share a home, ride or more

The sharing economy is rapidly gaining popularity. Within the next eight years projections show that sharing rides, homes and equipment will be a $335 billion ...

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


Hildebrand brings new health coaching practice to town

There is a new health coaching practice in Great Bend. Morgan Hildebrand is a nutritional therapy practitioner, certified by the Nutritional Therapy Association in Olympia ...

August 13, 2016 | Tribune Staff | Business


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