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  1. 10 tips for communicating with employees during a crisis

    • March 25, 2020

    These suggestions are provided to assist you, but in sharing them, we recognize that each business and situation is unique. We encourage you to consider each principle and apply as you believe best fits your business situation and your relationship... Read more ...

  2. Hibby’s Sports Grille — West Plains, MO

    • March 3, 2020

    While living in West Plains, Missouri in 2012, Mike Hibler noticed a need for a restaurant where he could enjoy good food and watch a sports game. On his way to work every day, he noticed an abandoned building that looked like a log cabin. He always... Read more ...

  3. Creating a legacy through business and philanthropy — Joe and Judy Roetheli

    • Feb. 3, 2020

    Joe and Judy Roetheli, recognized as the Missouri SBDC Most Impressive Client (Photo used by permission) Joe and Judy Roetheli have been recognized as the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) “Most Impressive Client”! In celebration... Read more ...

  4. University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program celebrates performance of statewide staff and teams

    • Jan. 31, 2020

    #maincontent .customcol { width: 33%; text-align: center;}@media only screen and (max-width:767px) {#maincontent .customcol { width:100%; margin-bottom: 10px; }} Columbia, MO – On Wednesday, January 29, 2020 members of the University of Missouri... Read more ...

  5. H&H Bridge — Joplin, MO

    • Jan. 22, 2020

    Rhonda Hill, owner of H&H Bridge, had never had an interest in construction. However, when her son, Harley, bought a drilling company right out of high school, her support brought them both right in the middle of opportunities for a new career. Hill... Read more ...

  6. US Essential Supply and Services, LLC — St. Louis, MO

    • Jan. 22, 2020

    Kayla Dennis, owner of U.S. Essential Supply & Services, LLC (Photo used with permission from U.S. Essential Supply & Services, LLC) It isn’t common to see women and minorities who own a supply distribution company, but Kayla Dennis wants to... Read more ...

  7. Cone Safe, LLC - Knob Noster, MO

    • Jan. 7, 2020

    When George Owens was working as a supervisor receiving truckloads of product, he realized how complicated and dangerous backing up a truck could be. He developed an idea for a product to make this process easier, and his company, Cone Safe, LLC,... Read more ...

  8. RJ’s Italian Ice- Jefferson City, MO

    • Jan. 7, 2020

    Growing up in Philadelphia, Rita Huff enjoyed a creamy frozen treat called Italian ice. As an adult, however, she realized that Mid-Missouri was missing out on the refreshing flavor. After marrying Jeff Huff in 2015, Rita was looking for what to do... Read more ...

  9. Mid Coast Modern and Soap Bar - Kansas City, Missouri

    • Dec. 6, 2019

    When Matt Bramlette found himself unemployed after a long and successful career in advertising and design, he took a new direction, stepped out on a limb, and opened a retail store. Since then, Mid Coast Modern has become a Kansas City favorite,... Read more ...

  10. College Coaching Network – Grandview, MO

    • Dec. 6, 2019

    College Coaching Netowrk, founded by Claude Harris, right, works to make higher education accessible to all students. When it’s time for high school students to consider college, it can be tough and sometimes expensive to navigate the application... Read more ...

  11. Just Delicious- Rolla, MO

    • Dec. 6, 2019

    Justina Keeney has been baking since she was young. In 2016, she decided to turn her hobby into a business and opened her storefront, Just Delicious. With the help of her family, she serves breakfast, lunch, and gourmet sweets from her shop in... Read more ...

  12. 6 Business Lessons from Karen Bradshaw

    • Dec. 6, 2019

    Karen Bradshaw has been working with clients through the Missouri SBDC since it’s formation on the Missouri Southern State University campus in 1987. She has experienced success stories and helped business owners realize their dreams through hard... Read more ...

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