By Scott Bushkie / Guest Column
If you’re considering selling your business, don’t expect to walk away with all cash at close. This isn’t like selling a house. Most deals involve some sort of alternative financing. You may be asked to accept an earn out, roll over a portion of equity or (most commonly) provide seller financing.
By Nancy Garberson / Guest Column
As marketers, we’re always looking at the future. It’s a little like going back to school: We look at the old and the new, and keep the good while adding new concepts to improve everyone’s work.
By Brian Kirschling / Guest Editorial
The opening of Liberty High on Aug. 12 is an exciting time for our community. The 10-year Facility Master Plan has started transforming our schools into healthy, equitable learning spaces that we can be proud to send all of our children to.
By the CBJ Editorial Staff
We can’t recall a time when we agreed on a public policy or political issue with Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan, which is why we had to seriously reconsider our initial support for the Iowa City Community School District’s (ICCSD) General Obligation Bond vote after learning that Mr. Sullivan was also championing the effort. Ultimately, we decided that passing this bond is the right policy for this growing school district and core segment of the Corridor, regardless of who is or isn’t supporting it.
By the CBJ Editorial Staff
The potential for an acquisition of Rockwell Collins, the Corridor’s largest private employer, by Connecticut-based United Technologies (UTC) has caused a flood of anxiety across Iowa’s Creative Corridor.
By Casey Cook / Guest Editorial
Recent opinions published in this paper regarding affordable housing reflect the frustration for governing bodies throughout the Corridor. But I can never remember a time when it was easy to put apartments in a mature neighborhood.
By Shane Cerone / Guest Column
As the health care debate continues to rage, the complexities of the industry and the challenges of paying for it are daily topics of national conversation.
By Sherry Bonelli / Guest Column
You’ve probably heard of a blog, but exactly what is it, and does your business really need one?
By Linda Kuster / Guest Column
Don’t let your employees tell your customers to give you a 10! This has bugged me for years, ever since the first time I purchased a car and the sales rep asked me to give the dealership all 10s on the survey I would be receiving from the manufacturer.
By Joe Sheller / Guest Column
With any luck, by the time you read this, I will have crossed the state of Iowa by bicycle. For the past six years, I have ridden RAGBRAI. So, naturally, as a biker I have followed the ongoing effort in Cedar Rapids to make Cedar Lake a public park and to construct a new pedestrian/biker span over the Cedar River – the “Sleeping Giant” bridge.