October 2015

Communicating Through Crisis

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October 26, 2015  BY Beth Bramstedt

  Keeping cool when your world is falling apart.                              ...

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Tenured Talent

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October 26, 2015  BY Nicole Flood
Photography by Anthony Jinson

  It’s rare to stay with one organization throughout the course of a career. Carol Heim, Jim Stock and Phyllis Grant have each worked...

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Eye on the Storm

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October 26, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

How can Boone County businesses brace for natural disasters?                              ...

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Healthcare Collaboration

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October 26, 2015  BY Brenna McDermott

  The Affordable Care Act has changed how businesses handle insurance, with positive and negative outcomes. But one thing has become clear: from benefits...

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Adventure Is Out There

October 26, 2015  BY Brandon Hoops
Photography by Anthony Jinson

  Throughout Columbia, there are people whose passion for adventure infuses their work with energy and vision. They’re at their best when jumping out...

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September 2015

The Business of Research

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September 25, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

  A college professor’s enthusiasm can come from odd places, like the thrill of strengthening collagen cells by affixing them with gold nanoparticles in...

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Growth Mode

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September 25, 2015  BY Christi Kelly Kemper

In July, local biotech company ABC Laboratories finalized its sale to Evans Analytical Group, a California-based laboratory network. The merger makes ABC Labs a...

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A Modern Influence

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September 25, 2015  BY Brenna McDermott
Photography by Anthony Jinson

  In 2011, Influence & Co. co-founder and CEO John Hall walked in most mornings wearing a suit, a Bluetooth in his ear and...

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The Steam on the Bus

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September 25, 2015  BY Beth Bramstedt
Photography by Tifani Carter

  My curiosity was piqued from the very first email. Asked to write about a new “makerspace” for the kids of our community, I...

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Out of the Box

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September 25, 2015  BY Lauren Puckett
Photography by Anthony Jinson

  When Sarah Hill first announced she was quitting her job and creating a startup, it was hard to imagine the equipment in her...

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