Have you ever been part of a church, a business or a nonprofit that was tasked with addressing the issue of growth?
“The more you know, the less you have to carry.” This is an adage that hunters, hikers, canoers and kayakers embody. It also applies to Bug Out Bags.
If I could type this column while wearing fur-lined gloves, I’d do it. I’m guessing the result would be so riddled with typos that my editors would think I’d suffered a stroke. Instead, I type with what feels like chunks of ice attached to my wrists.
Americans are increasingly leaving their traditional 9-to-5 jobs to work for themselves. Last year, nearly 57 million people performed freelance work — up from 53 million in 2014.
The eve of the 2020 legislative session reminds me of an era when there was a more organized effort to find, before the start of the session, bicameral and bipartisan solutions to the state's most pressing problems.
This past week was a big week. Most people will agree, thinking that I'm talking about Thanksgiving and all the work that leads up to serving a meal for your family, no matter how big or small. But I’m not talking about Thanksgiving. I'm talking about Black Friday (BF), Small Business Saturd…
I’m still trying to decide how I feel about what happened this morning. On one hand, it was amazing and wonderful. On the other? Surprising and a little bit sad. Here’s how it went down:
“Amazing rescue!” Or “Can’t believe (he, she or they) survived!” We see the headlines a lot, and most of the time there is no amazing rescue and (he, she, or they) did not survive. Why? A lack of imagination is usually the culprit. They never thought they would be in that predicament so they…
There are more than 30 million small businesses in the United States, creating more than two out of three net new jobs. Many are near our own neighborhoods.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the reluctance of sports writers or personalities to lay off topics and simply say, “I don’t know.” But even harder to say than that is, “I was wrong.”
New data from the United States Department of Agriculture show Missouri farmland values holding steady despite the challenging agricultural economy. The figures, compiled by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), found that the average value of cropland was unchanged from 20…
There are some intriguing similarities, but also contrasts between the current U.S. House investigation of Pres. Donald Trump and last year's Missouri House investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens.
You want to know something I'm really bad at? Something I’ve spent most of my adult life trying to improve, often times failing miserably? Something that is pretty much a requirement for, like, 90% of jobs today?