Thinking Outside the Box(ers)

August 24, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Entrepreneurs, People On the Rise

It is common to hear disappointment from those who failed to follow their childhood dreams. However, we also don’t see too many firefighting, pro-basketball-playing astronauts roaming around. Michael Stageman, Omaha-native lawyer and inventor-turned-entrepreneur, did not […]

The Importance of Being Less Earnest

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

Stop me if you’ve seen this one: Open on a shallow depth-of-field shot of a business owner, dentist, or HVAC repair technician. They begin: At AAA Acme Services, we know your schedule is busy. Cut […]

If

August 23, 2017 · Posted In: Humor, Omaha Magazine

“What if” questions seem to be a big thing on social media these days. Like…“What if you were dying and could listen to one more song before the end—what song would it be?”  It’s not […]

Growing Companies for Life

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

Isn’t it interesting to think about company longevity? I remember hearing that if a small firm can make it seven years then it has a good chance of surviving and prospering. I think this is […]

Open Offices—A Thing of the Past?

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

Since the height of the “cube“ in the 1990s, many companies have lowered panel heights to create more open, collaborative spaces. The added benefits, for the company, are that they conserve space, reduce costs, and […]

Generational Journey Through Nightlife

Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People

When I was 19, I could be found illegally sneaking into nightclubs. As the youngest person in the room, I was essentially walking into a raucous Generation X party. Back then, around 2003-2004, the height […]

Get Up Off Your Knees

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

Stop begging for business. Stop running around doing everything the prospect asks you and sending thank you cards and trinkets because you think all of that extra-mile activity will get you sales. Stop sending out […]

Fair Deal Village MarketPlace

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs, North Omaha, Places

As a child, Terri Sanders visited the original Fair Deal Cafe on 24th Street with her father to eat breakfast or lunch, and experience a vibrant North Omaha. Sanders says the cafe, known from the […]

Omaha Home Opener

Posted In: DIY Project, OmahaHome

Simmering cider, sweaters, and boots—what a breath of fresh air this season brings after a hot and humid summer. Should we take a cue from the shedding foliage to realize less is more? That’s the […]

Don’t Leave Hiring up to Chance

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Opinion

Hiring the right people is critical to an organization’s success. A poor hiring process can lead to increased turnover, poor work performance, decreased morale, worker compensation claims, and decreased customer satisfaction and loyalty. Hiring the […]


 
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