Engagement is about having a personal, meaningful relationship that inspires others to devote their best effort, attention and resources.
How much should the Fed have to say to Congress, and vice versa?
No question: Market share leaders and big business competitors can significantly hurt you.
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon. I – along with my fellow members of the Wichita Independent Business Association (WIBA) – might contend that 2012 should be the Year of the Small/Independent Business.
Unconventional resource plays across the nation are ushering in a new era for oil and gas production in the U.S.
Many business owners recognize that having a standard Business Owners Policy (BOP) is a necessary first step to properly protect their business.
Leadership is important, but even the president of the United States has less of an effect on the economic fundamentals of a large, diverse nation like ours than you might think.
When the economy hit the skids in 2008, Congress significantly expanded a pair of first-year depreciation deductions as an incentive to businesses. The goal was to induce spending on capital equipment by allowing considerable first-year tax deductions.
Holiday parties, shopping for gifts, family get-togethers … this time of the year brings many good tidings.
I promise this article will cover commercial real estate, but first I’d like to call your attention to an explosion of confidence that occurred recently. At least, that’s what I think it was.
As 2011 winds down, those of us at the Kansas Chamber ready ourselves for the upcoming 2012 legislative session, specifically its impact on Kansas businesses. In spite of the politics that divide our country and our wonderful state, we look ahead with confidence that Kansas can become the best state in the nation to do business.
People frequently ask whether Facebook can solve their marketing challenges.
Back in the early 1990s while heading out on a business trip, I picked up a book titled “War As I Knew It,” which was the autobiography of General George S. Patton.
Go Wichita is celebrating 31 years as an independent organization today and celebrating at our 2011 Travel Industry Outlook Annual Meeting. At this celebration, we will share our 2011 successes and what we see on the horizon for 2012.
Last summer, I conducted interviews with purchasing entities across a diverse range of U.S. industry throughout the Northwest.
Do you have an employee or manager who is talented, experienced and knows their job, but has poor people skills?
What makes an organization a great place to work?
Starting in 1976, many small-business entrepreneurs in Wichita got their kick-start from a small group of retired executives who gave free advice on all aspects of how to start a business.
National energy policy is a complex issue.