Design is a Team Effort

May 16, 2018 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Opinion

How many magazines (outside of this one) do you read? I walk into the bookstore about once a month and look at the magazine racks. I’ve always enjoyed looking at the magazine section, and while […]

Attracting & Retaining Talent in the Construction Industry

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Opinion

According to a 2018 survey by the Associated General Contractors of America and Sage Construction and Real Estate, 78 percent of construction firms report they struggle to hire qualified talent, a 5 percent increase from […]

Height-Adjustable Desks Are Easy To Love

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Opinion

The “act of sitting” is bad. It’s not just about how poor posture can lead to chronic pain; it can reduce life expectancy. According to a study by the National Institute of Health, the average […]

Ethical Governing Boards

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Opinion

In business, we design our spaces, websites, products, and services. But design also applies to the human element of business.  When a company scandal hits, we can often trace difficulties and challenges back to its […]

Motivation from Within

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Opinion

I’d like to introduce the concept of the elephant and the rider. The elephant represents the emotional self, which is powerful, massive, momentum-generating, and typically gets to where it wants to go.  The rider represents […]

Around the Table

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

In this new department, the B2B editors are asking key questions of three executives in the same, or a similar, field. In this inaugural article, for the design issue, we spoke with three executives of […]

The Rise of the Contract Worker

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Omaha’s slogan is “We Don’t Coast,” but we do…at least in one respect. Employees in Midwestern cities like Omaha are less likely to work side gigs than are their counterparts elsewhere in the United States, […]

Cybersecurity

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

It was a Black Friday story that had nothing to do with holiday bargains. In 2013, cyber criminals hacked into Target Corp.’s customer database and stole as many as 40 million credit card numbers. Customer […]

Expanding Times, Expanding Horizons

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business

Networking groups offer ideas and kindle relationships, but they also have drawbacks. “John” only sees the same people at his networking luncheon. “Bill” might desire to join the coffee group, but he needs to open […]

Goodbye, Gene Leahy Mall

Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Downtown

It’s the end of the Gene Leahy Mall as we know it. And Omaha civic leaders feel fine, apparently. Representatives of Mayor Jean Stothert’s office and the Missouri Riverfront Revitalization Project declined to comment on […]


 
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