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10/09/2014 at 10:23am | posted by: Jeff Curts

A Drone of Your Own: Emerging Technology Inspires Local Businesses

By Jeff Curts Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s not Superman either, but it may be the latest technological advance that can offer benefits to many Hamilton County based industries and their clients. Drones, otherwise known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s), are becoming more prevalent in the local
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Posted in Cover Stories, Jeff Curts, New News |

10/06/2014 at 10:19am | posted by: Mike Corbett

Letter from the Editor

The idea of labor unions has always struck me as kind of strange. I understand why they arose during America’s industrial years. Capitalism has a way of concentrating power to the extent that a business owner or manager can lose track of the human costs of their enterprise. Unions are a natural result, a backlash
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Posted in Editors Column, Mike Corbett, New News |

10/03/2014 at 10:14am | posted by: Charles Waldo

Why Things Go Rwong: There’s much more to it than Murphy’s Law

By Charles Waldo During the 50+ years I’ve been in business and/or academia I’ve been involved with any number of change projects,  few of which went off as planned.   Before retiring from Anderson University’s MBA program,  I taught numerous sections of the Managing Change course and collected many “war stories” showing few change projects ever
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Posted in Charles Waldo, Management, New News |

09/30/2014 at 10:03am | posted by: Jeanette Kassebaum

Surviving the Barricades: What to do when the bulldozers are at your front door

by Jeanette Kassebaum Road construction seems to be a perpetual part of every Hamilton County community these days. Just drive to work, the grocery, or head to your favorite restaurant, and you will likely run across those familiar orange barricades and cones. Operating a business among these obstacles creates unwanted challenges for even the most
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Posted in Jeanette Kassebaum, New News, Other |

09/27/2014 at 9:58am | posted by: Jeff Bell

5 Ways To Kill The Time Vampires: How Effective Entrepreneurs Protect Their Time

by  Jeff Bell It’s the nightmare you can’t wake up from. You’re at your desk ready to tackle the next task or project that potentially takes your business to the next level and “they” come at you.   Ed has a quick question. Sue has a problem only you can fix.  Next it’s the phone
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Posted in Entrepreneur, Jeff Bell, New News |

09/24/2014 at 9:56am | posted by: David Heighway

Preserving a Symbol of Fishers’ Past: The Kincaid House

by David Heighway A house that has long been noticeable along Interstate 69 has acquired a higher profile and, thanks to local preservation groups, the rescue of the Kincaid/Flanagan House will now show an important part of Fishers history. The house sits south of 106th St. just east of the interstate, near a future exit
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Posted in David Heighway, History, New News |

09/12/2014 at 10:16am | posted by: Charles Giesting

Creating an Ethical Culture: Ethical values start at the top but must reach the very bottom

Charles Giesting When someone is sick, it’s important to get an accurate diagnosis so you can manage the situation, making sure to enlist the right doctors and procedures so the patient gets healthy again quickly.   It’s frustrating when the doctor can’t figure out what is causing the sickness so the health care professionals can’t do
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Posted in Charles Giesting, Ethics, New News |

09/09/2014 at 11:05am | posted by: Mike Corbett

Letter from the Editor

This is our education edition and few things are as important to an education as hands-on experience.  I’ve been eager to participate in an intern program to help students learn about the media business, but, like many who run small businesses, I have a hard time finding the time and opportunity. We’re so busy keeping
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Posted in Editors Column, Mike Corbett, New News |

09/05/2014 at 10:58am | posted by: Rosalyn Demaree

Teaching the arts, growing stronger minds: The International Talent Academy

By Rosalyn Demaree   How about this for a soundROI?   Enroll your child in a course at the International Talent Academy and you might discover the next Neil Simon or Van Cliburn. You’re bound to see his or her mind develop, says Tatyana Komarova, academy founder and executive director.   Elementary students from throughout
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Posted in New News, Profiles, Rosalyn Demaree |

08/22/2014 at 10:48am | posted by: Samantha Hyde

Retail Roundabout: A Summary of Recent Retail Activity

Northern Hamilton County   Aqua-Tech Pool & Spa has opened at 120 S. Peru Street in Cicero. Just north of downtown Cicero, at SR 19 and Flannigan Street, new senior apartment complex Lakeside Gardens is now open. The owners of Kercheval Garden Center at 2880 E. 241st Street have retired and closed the business. Carmel:
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Posted in New News, Retail Roundabout, Samantha Hyde |