Category Archives: Focus on growth

Re-engage Your Workplace

Business owners often express difficulty finding qualified employees. This struggle makes sense considering the near-record low unemployment rates (3.7 percent in Missouri at the time of this writing). Maybe this is a struggle you can relate to. If you don’t have the ability to expand your team, growth is impeded if not halted altogether. Is there any option to manage

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Missouri Stage 2 companies see benefit from economic gardening engagement

You know more about your company than anyone else. But like most CEOs, you could probably use some help when it comes to making decisions about new markets, generating sales leads or deriving more value from your website. Economic Gardening helps existing businesses grow larger by providing customized information to address strategic issues. Two Missouri companies to complete the Economic

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New study: Missouri thrives in nurturing startups

Missouri has the second-best survival rate for startups in the entire country! This announcement was just made based on a study conducted in August 2017 by GO Banking Rates. When you consider that according to Forbes, 90 percent of all startups fail and that Missouri startups tend to succeed, that begs the question: Why are Missouri startups surviving at much

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Do you really know your market? 

The key to marketing is knowing your audience. Unfortunately, this is no easy task since audiences are always changing. One of the most powerful tools for identifying and understanding your company’s audience comes from a company called Esri. This company views the market as a tapestry of people who have different needs, desires and preferences. The system Esri developed divides

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