Relationships are foundation of success

By Gale Mote / Guest Column
I believe that Dale Carnegie had it right when he said, “you can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”

Build trust from the start to retain customers

By Lynn Manternach / Guest Column
Trust is in short supply these days with data hacks, fake news and fact-checker sites, phishing and alternative facts. And that’s just scratching the surface.

Should the road to litigation be the one less traveled?

By Jonathan Schmidt / Guest Column
What are some considerations to remember when deciding whether to litigate?
Lawyers are problem solvers for people, businesses and other organizations and entities.

Decoding the Wikileaks CIA breach: What does it mean to you?

By Aaron Warner / Guest Column
On March 7, WikiLeaks released the largest-ever publication of confidential information on the CIA. Entitled “Vault 7,” it comprises 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence in Langley, Virginia.

Creating a path for mental health care

By Tim Charles / Guest Column
Nearly 123,000 Iowa adults live with a serious mental illness. To put that figure into perspective, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population of Cedar Rapids at more than 130,000 in 2015.

Finding real-life meaning in axioms

By John Langhorne / Guest Column
In a recent series of conversations with a small group of people, we fell into a discussion of axioms from the category of “managing people and organizations.” Most of these had an element of humor hard to ignore.

How much do you need to save to hit the $1 million mark?

By Jon Bancks / Guest Column
Imagine this scenario: You’re 25 years old and working your first “real job.” A colleague, attempting to offer sage advice, tells you that if you want to be a millionaire by the time you’re 65, all you have to do is save the cost of a Starbucks latte – around $4 – each day.

Dedicated writers are the true face of journalism

By Joe Sheller / Guest Column
Where is the best, public-service oriented journalism available where can you get the most trustworthy information in the Corridor? It’s not a simple question, nor is there one stable answer. Media are now in a protracted era of transformation.

The importance of nonprofit advocacy

By Regenia Bailey / Guest Column
We depend upon nonprofit organizations to be part of the community building equation. From addressing challenging issues like hunger and affordable housing to providing activities such as arts festivals and youth sports, we turn to the nonprofit sector to contribute to our quality of life.

Spreading the love with successful communication

By Nancy Garberson / Guest Column
In the last 10 years, public relations and corporate marketing communications have gone through a sweeping change. Companies that think it’s only about pitching the media are missing the explosion of marketing communications tactics that must be deployed to attain success.

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