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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


Marriage isn't the only relationship that's in trouble for 20-somethings

It's well known that millennials are the most unmarried generation in American history, but a new report by Gallup suggests that tying the knot isn't the only union youngsters are avoiding.

June 10, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


One way to pay back your student loans that you should avoid at all costs

The New York Times recently published an op-ed that offered defaulting on your loans as a viable way of escaping student debt. Pretty much everyone disagrees with that.

June 10, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Danceography new class

Danceography has recently added couples classes instructed by Matt and Jaimie Fehr to the studio. These classes focus on classic country dances including 2 step, 10 step, 20 step, waltz, and western swing, but when time allows, they also throw in several other fun numbers such as the electric slide and cotton eyed joe. Matt and Jaimie have been dancing together for over 16 years, learning a multitude of dances through both formal and informal classes. They enjoy teaching others in a fun, laid back atmosphere, helping couples to learn at their own pace.

June 10, 2015 | | Business


Doonan Specialized Trailer LLC announces hire of manager of Marketing and Inside Sales

Doonan Specialized Trailer LLC, a leading manufacturer of platform trailers, including custom flatbeds, drop decks, oilfield trailers, extendibles, RGN lowbeds and double drops, announced today that Michael Hinton has joined the company as Manager of Marketing & Inside Sales.

June 10, 2015 | | Business


The promise and pitfalls of timeshares

If you’re in the mood to get away from it all, $1 might seem more than a fair price to pay for a vacation in a resort destination.

June 09, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


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Free online tax filing with KS WebFile is now simpler, more convenient

The Kansas Department of Revenue has increased the convenience and security of the state's free online filing system KS WebFile with a new verification ...

January 14, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Van Wyk donates $2,600 to Almost Home during Christmas season

The more David Roat learned about Almost Home Inc., the more he knew it was the right fit for his employer's Christmas-time donation.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Fort Hays State again listed in top level in U.S. News & World Report’s online rankings

Online bachelor's degree programs from Fort Hays State University are ranked 15th in the nation and number 1 in Kansas in the 2017 Best ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Straub International announces leadership changes

Straub International announced two changes to its management team. Randy Veatch recently accepted the role of senior vice president and chief operations officer for Straub ...

January 10, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Minear serves as model host for Applebee’s

Mary Ann Minear is unassuming - a sweetheart by nature who is pleasantly nice to everyone she meets. Those traits are exactly what make her the ...

January 09, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Study by Kansas State University economist examines how World Trade Organization members cooperate

Two lessons taught to kindergarteners apply to nations involved in trade as well: Treat everyone the same, and if you give, you'll receive.

January 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Nex-Tech Central Kansas Directory cover photo contest announced

Nex-Tech is now accepting photography submissions for the 2017 Nex-Tech Central Kansas Directory Cover Photo Contest. The directory covers Barton, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford counties ...

January 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


5 tips to help you get a head start on the 2017 tax season

Catching up at work or starting a new semester at school after the long holiday break may seem like good excuses to put off filling ...

January 07, 2017 | Mariana Chrisney Deseret News | Business


Family visit

The family of Don Nily, Cherry Village resident, paid a visit to the long-term-care facility, bringing gifts for everyone who lives there.

January 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


Realtors name executive board

Executive officers and the board of directors for the Great Plains Association of Realtors have been announced for 2017.

January 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Murphy named new Cherry Village social services designee

Candace Murphy was only 15 years old when she started working in a long-term-care facility. Now, she is demonstrating her dedication to the elderly in ...

January 06, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Business


CEO comments on planned sale of GBRH property

Great Bend Surgical Properties LLC announced it has entered into a planned purchase contract to sell the medical building that is currently leased to Great ...

January 06, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Agreements signed on historic partnership of Hays Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospit

The University of Kansas Hospital and Hays Medical Center (HaysMed) have finalized their partnership agreement, which took effect on Jan. 1.

January 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


Sunflower Bank kicks off its annual ABC Program supporting education

Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its signature ABC program. Total donations since the program began ...

January 03, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Business


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