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Insights & Intuition
February 28, 2017 - 9:29am
Q: What forms of continuing education are the most effective and worthwhile?
AROUND THE OFFICE: The Culture of Entrepreneurship
February 28, 2017 - 9:18am
The 701 coworking space in Grand Forks, operated by nonprofit Evolve Grand Forks, sits downtown on South Third Street. Its developers say it...
THE STARTUP LINE: Filling a Need
February 28, 2017 - 9:08am
Shawn Brannan saw an opportunity to start an affordable, same-day package delivery service that uses travelers already out on the road Shawn...
'A Whole New View': Unmanned aircraft are revolutionizing the engineering sector
February 28, 2017 - 8:58am
When GPS became available for surveying in engineering, it changed the industry, says Brady Woodard, construction engineering specialist for...
BUSINESS INSIDER: Equipped for Growth
February 28, 2017 - 8:46am
A $40 million, 115,000-square-foot expansion at Minot International Airport in Minot, North Dakota, was designed to help handle a significant...
Investment is Critical to a Strong Economy
February 28, 2017 - 8:40am
Good, reliable transportation to rural areas is paramount to the viability and livability of small towns. Under the leadership of Gov. Dennis...
Conduct a Business Checkup
February 28, 2017 - 8:36am
Making predictions is never easy, especially for small business owners and managers. Unlike their larger counterparts, small firms rarely have...
Build Communities and ROI
February 28, 2017 - 8:33am
Nobody likes outsiders — they are strangers, and it requires effort to get to know and trust them. This is a barrier businesses face when they...
March Means Women in Business
February 28, 2017 - 8:30am
When we wade through our pool of Top 25 Women in Business candidates each year, we take into account multiple factors. We look at career accomplishments,...
INSIGHTS AND INTUITION
January 3, 2017 - 11:15am
Q: What’s at the top of your list of company goals for progress in 2017?
NONPROFIT: Forever Friends
January 3, 2017 - 11:09am
Companions for Children in Minot, North Dakota, pairs volunteers with young PEOPLE, often cementing strong bonds that last long after the children...
LAW: Expert Legal Advice
January 3, 2017 - 11:05am
Whether a business is small or large and selling goods or providing services, at some point every business is likely to run into a legal question....
ENERGY: ‘Ahead of the Curve'
January 3, 2017 - 10:52am
Uncertainty surrounds new federal emissions rules, but some energy companies in the region were setting their own goals for controls and renewables...
BUSINESS INSIDER: Living Up to Leadership
January 3, 2017 - 10:44am
Kathryn Rand is dean and Floyd B. Sperry professor of law at the University of North Dakota School of Law and co-director of the Institute for...
DATA: Technology Takes the Stage in North Dakota
January 3, 2017 - 9:48am
Where are you storing your data? In our increasingly connected world, the answer to this question can be critical to business success. We are...