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The only message customers want from you

By John Graham | Guest Column
Some companies are listening. They get it: It’s no longer about what customers can do for us by buying our stuff. Now, it’s all about what we can do for them.

A solid leadership choice at ICAD

CBJ Editorial
If anyone has the right credentials to lead the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) group, it is Kate Moreland.

Small businesses need more relief

CBJ EDITORIAL
Federal relief money to blunt the impact of the COVID-19 crisis is starting to make its way into the bank accounts of small businesses.

Why EDI&E matters now more than ever

Guest Column
The decisions being made right now reveal everything about the values that matter – your personal values, your organization’s values and the values of your community.

Understanding changing needs in times of crisis

By Linda Kuster | Guest Column
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the behaviors of customers in almost every industry and product/service category.

Letter: More clarity (and funding) needed for PPP

These are unprecedented times and we require unprecedented solutions. Politics must take a back seat so that essential service providers, including those in our industry, are able to lend the helping hand that is so needed at this time.

Positive actions your small business can take now

By Brenda LaMarche | HR Column
The entire country has been affected by the coronavirus as illnesses and business closures continue to swell. What can you do, as a small business, even if your doors are now closed?

Raytheon era begins at Collins Aerospace

CBJ Editorial
The merger of Raytheon Co. and United Technologies Corp. on April 3 ushered in a new era for Collins Aerospace, the Corridor’s largest private employer. While this merger of equals has its pros and cons for the region, we see more of the former.

A long April

CBJ Editorial
Some businesses are experiencing a massive slowdown or near complete cessation of operations, and unemployment numbers are increasing at an alarming rate.

COVID-19 reshaping media world 

By Joe Coffey | The Fifth Estate
While many types of businesses are waiting for a return to normal, the coronavirus is forcing local media organizations to evolve and face the future now.




Commemorating 30 years
of Strategic Financial Solutions


Upcoming Events

A panel of business leaders and a speaker will provide insight into where the economy’s heading and the biggest opportunities and challenges they see facing the Corridor.

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