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When New Pioneer Food Co-op launched a virtual market in May, they knew they'd be able to reach their regular shoppers. What they didn't entirely expect was that a whole bunch of new customers would log on to the site. ...

New Pioneer Food Co-op lets customers peek behind the curtain to get to know the people who make many of the products it sells. Through in-store displays and online content, it often highlights women-led businesses. The reason is simple - like many other industries, there aren't as many fe ...

Ruth White teaches students of color that their future is bright if they take their education seriously. ...

Being agile - or able to adapt to change - has suddenly become a crucial skill for most of us in the wake of the pandemic crisis. Beth Livingston, University of Iowa Tippie College of Business assistant professor, said companies have used this word for years, especially when hiring new emp ...

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business assistant professor Beth Livingston has spent 15 years studying spousal/partner negotiation, and she's a frequent human resources consultant for local businesses. Her background makes her uniquely qualified to offer advice for individuals and c ...

From an early age, Jeralyn Westercamp has demonstrated a service mind-set. ...

The conviction that one person can make a difference in someone else's life has motivated Kim Venner in both her professional career and her personal endeavors. ...

For Linda Meloy, writing a book about the impact the League of Women Voters has had in Iowa during the past century was 'like putting together a thousand-piece puzzle with 300 pieces missing and a lot of clouds.' ...

As an executive coach and career coach, Jennifer Zach of Cedar Rapids guides her clients to rise above the things that may be holding them back in their lives. ...

Sara Sundblad really knows her 'stuff.' ...

Some people are born to create - like Katie Harms. ...

Many have congratulated Mount Mercy University President Laurie Hamen for being the first female president of the college. Hamen kindly corrects them. ...

Shelley Sullens prides herself on being a welcoming host, providing the complete bed-and-breakfast experience. ...

Get clarity in organizing

Thursday, April 02, 2020

There is something magical about dawn and dusk. In photography, we call it 'the golden hour,' when the light is long and lean, beautiful and full of possibility. As I write this article, the sun is slowly making its descent and I'm soaking in a glorious warm light. And, it is the same ligh ...

Coaching unlocks your success

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Want to generate new opportunities and greater income while tapping into deeper resources of energy, satisfaction and success? If so, all of that and more is possible with the right coaching. ...

Hollie Trenary said she could be a poster child for all that's good about Iowa. ...

Marty Stoll's mission is to provide low-income families and children with opportunities for stable housing. ...

Sometimes delegating involves bringing in experts to help tackle a job, like updating your website. ...

Linda Barnes, CEO of Geonetric in Cedar Rapids, isn't a big fan of the word 'delegating.' ...

Megan Merritt, an attorney at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll in Cedar Rapids, spends most of her workday negotiating. She says it's a skill that's less about innate ability and more about practice and preparation. ...

Negotiating for the salary you deserve

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Salary negotiations can make even the most experienced professionals nervous. ...

Erin Mitchell says her mission is to inspire young girls to careers in engineering. ...

Jaimen Pangborn helps Cedar Rapids' at-risk youth find their path to success. ...

Community service has been an important part of the culture at Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust since it was founded in 2001. ...

Wendy Nielsen is intentional about how she spends her time at work, blocking off time for different tasks, like reading local news, following up on projects and responding to emails. ...

'Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful,' Monica Meyer said. ...

Through decades of volunteer work, a career in the not-for-profit world and into retirement, Kathy Lamb has served as a guidepost to other women in the community. ...