A Formula for Rebuilding Your Profit

2020 has been, for many businesses, one of the most challenging years in a very long time. While each industry and each business has been uniquely impacted by the throes of this year (from a pandemic to a derecho), it’s not too late to focus on profit this fourth quarter. I wanted to share again [...
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No Business Left Behind: Melanie Cowan

Tell us about your business: My name is Melanie Cowan. I own Weber Real Estate here in Centerville, Iowa. I have sold real estate since 2005 when I obtained my real estate license. In 2008, I went back to class and got my brokers license and had the opportunity to purchase Weber Real Estate in [&hel...
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No Business Left Behind: Vickie McDermott

Tell us about your business, your name, your business name, what you do. My name is Vickie McDermott and married have 3 grown children, a lot of grandchildren, six of them. Owner of Funky Junk, a unique collection of junk art, repurposed items, furniture and antiques. We also have a selection of gif...
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No Business Left Behind: Barb Rasko

Tell us about your business: My name is Barb Rasko, and I am a professional marketer, writer, event planner, freelancer. I attract clients to me who are most in need of having their story told. When I tell their story, whether through the written word, social media, their website, or in-person with ...
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Abundance or Scarcity Mindset?

Are you struggling with stress, fear and worry? Have a lot of your decisions over the past few months been driven out of panic? When catastrophe hits (whether big or small, personal or widespread), it’s easy to fall into the scarcity mindset – a pattern of thinking that focuses on what you don...
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2020 2.0 Re-Opening Your Business

As many businesses around Iowa re-open this week, have you made the necessary changes to your business to survive in a post-COVID-19 environment? The human psyche and consumer behaviors have shifted since the global pandemic hit – our needs and buying behaviors are different now. Your business mus...
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