Opinion - Business Record
An image.
Home | Advertising | Membership | Newsletters | Contact Us | About | BPC News | Submit Releases | Log Out
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 8:00 AM
    My heart -- like yours, I’m sure -- was broken multiple times over the senseless violence that recently took the lives of young women in our communities. Left unchecked, the emotion could be overwhelming. What I have chosen instead, and I encourage you to consider (in addition to seeking support), is turning emotion into activism. 

  • Monday, October 15, 2018 7:00 AM
    Despite statistics, when I talk to women in the business world who are working remotely, they usually feel like they need to follow up with a reason they do so.

  • The Elbert Files: Is Steve King support fading?
    Friday, October 12, 2018 6:00 AM

  • Monday, October 8, 2018 7:46 AM
    Diane Ramsey’s two-part series titled "Reinventing yourself without losing your mind" was timely because many older workers are adventuring into uncharted territory. According to the Pew Research Center, every day for the next 19 years, about 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65. As these people exit the workplace and many feel a sense of emptiness, the question becomes "What’s next?" What will I do with my time, talents, and energy?

  • Monday, September 24, 2018 8:00 AM
    Not asking guarantees the answer will be "no." If you don’t ask for a charitable contribution for a nonprofit you support, you won’t get it. If you don’t ask for a raise, you might be waiting for one forever. If you don’t ask for change, it won’t happen.

  • Monday, September 24, 2018 7:30 AM
    A recent call with a client left me heartbroken. She had just lost her husband, and in the midst of her grief, was trying to also wrap her arms around all of the financial aspects of their lives together that he predominantly managed. Now she was on her own, with no real awareness of the decisions that were made or what she would need to provide for herself and her family. 

  • Monday, September 17, 2018 8:00 AM

  • Monday, September 10, 2018 8:00 AM
    Board members from Lead Like a Lady, a women’s leadership group in Central Iowa, share advice in the second installment of a video series about how to leverage your core values in both your professional and personal life

  • Monday, September 10, 2018 8:00 AM
    Generations of immigrants come to America in pursuit of a better life and the dream of small business ownership. Blanca Plascencia, owner of El Fogon Mexican Grill in West Des Moines, is now living hers after years of hard work and perseverance.

  • Monday, September 10, 2018 7:00 AM
    As a woman, and one who was a single mother for a number of years, I am acutely aware of the challenges faced by many young women today and the possibilities we have to provide assistance. As of late, I’ve been reflecting on the power women have to support one another and how sometimes opportunities to do so are lost in the commotion of life. 

  • The Elbert Files: Tax win for D.M., W.D.M.
    Friday, September 7, 2018 6:00 AM

  • Tuesday, September 4, 2018 8:00 AM
    As I was transitioning out of my full-time job into the entrepreneurial world, I was listening to as many podcasts and Audible books as possible. My brain was full of information from hundreds of men and women who are building the business and life of their dreams. And while the information itself was good, many of the strategies and best practices just weren’t for me.

  • The Elbert Files: Why Trump needs Russia
    Friday, August 31, 2018 6:00 AM

Looking for something older? Try our archive search
Home | Advertising | Membership | Newsletters | Contact Us | About | BPC News | Submit Releases | Log Out

Facebook Twitter RSS
The Depot at 4th, 100 4th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 | (515) 288-3336 | © 2018 Business Record. All Rights Reserved. | Legal disclaimer | Privacy Policy

Software © 2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved