All across the Corridor from Marion to Coralville to Cedar Rapids to Tiffin from Hiawatha to Iowa City and everywhere in between is an unprecedented construction boom funded primarily through private investment.
By Maurie Cashman | Consulting Column
Innovation happens every day in companies and classrooms, on farms and athletic fields throughout the Corridor. An innovation is different from an invention and is defined as a new method, idea or product.
By Greg Dardis | Consulting Column
There are simple ways to boost your happiness at work – here are four of them you can put into practice today.
Several years ago there was a visioning process striving to identify important common regional industry sectors and themes that could be a galvanizing point for the Corridor. Education technology or EdTech wasn’t on the initial list, to our dismay.
By Lynn Manternach | Branding Column
There’s a lot of buzz these days about brand authenticity. But what makes a brand authentic?
By Jonathan Schmidt | Law Column
Contracts often are made and broken. Certain matters that were believed to be clear become foggy. Terms are disputed. What constitutes complete performance is debated. In those instances, the parties may have difficulty in resolving their disputes.
Whenever there is an acquisition of a locally owned company, there tends to be an elevated level of anxiety, as we witnessed last year with a series of acquisitions that riled stakeholders in the region. The latest, involving SouthGate Companies, is no exception.
By Sherry Bonelli | Guest Column
The goal for any business with a website is for it to rank high on Google and get seen by potential customers. But how do you get to that coveted No. 1 spot in search results?
By Joe Coffey | The Fifth Estate
Journalists of the Corridor, you’ve chosen a career that is both dying and one of the most important jobs around. Thank you for sticking with it.
UFG Insurance’s remodeling of the American Building in downtown Cedar Rapids might be its most significant and symbolic gift to date.