month : 10/2014 51 results

Under Construction

Hoosier stores and boutiques develop power looks for engineer students, faculty By Jessica R. Key   Hoosiers are known for their hospitality but unfortunately, not for their style. Fashion experts say not only are they inclined to certain styles and colors, but being en vogue is not high on the priority list. Those who are ...

Asset Protection

7 ways to secure your business from misappropriation of funds By Ebony Chappel FROST ILLUSTRATED, FORT WAYNE’S OLDEST weekly newspaper, was dealt a horrific blow in October of last year when it discovered that a thenemployee, Rosilene M. Taylor, had forged checks she’d stolen from the owner’s office. At the end of Taylor’s spree, ...

In the Crosshairs

7 things you need to do if your business is raided by law enforcement By Ebony Chappel On March 2, five people were arrested on prostitution and drug charges at the El Bohemio bar in Indianapolis after being served a warrant based on the findings of a joint undercover investigation by Indiana Excise Police and the Indianapolis Metropolitan ...

Career Consulting

Nichee points directionless clients toward professional success By Rebecca R. Bibbs Dea C. Lott knows all about pursuing an education and a career that’s not a good fit. After becoming pregnant while still in high school, the South Bend native found herself adrift as she tried to develop a strategy for self-fulfillment while getting out of ...

Fit to be fashionable

By Jessica R. Key If your waist belt could talk, what would it say?  Too tight or just right? One of the main reasons behind many of today’s chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, stem from obesity. Now that the Affordable Health Care Act is in full effect, many Americans needing health insurance can acquire it and see a ...

A Stylish Excursion

Take your image on the road with comfortable yet appropriate fashion by Jessica R. Key Jet setting is a part of business that can help companies scout new prospects; allow company leaders to manage multiple locations; or simply  provide human contact with clients, partners or investors. No matter if one takes a plane, train or automobile, a ...

Utilities

That one word represents various entities that significantly impact the way in which you and I live our lives: be it the heating and cooling of our homes, the way electricity is transmitted, or even the water we drink. The current state of utilities has evolved significantly since the days of Nikola Tesla and Garrett Morgan. And while there have ...

Carolene Mays-Medley’s 5 Rules for Success

We are all put here for a purpose, and given opportunity to help others, so give back. Give 100 percent to all you do - even if you don't like all aspects of it. Treat others with respect and dignity. If your title, position or money were gone, think about how you would want to be treated. Persevere. Don't apologize for your success.

Corporate Art

Installations brings people together and enhance a company’s image By Rebecca R. Bibbs About a decade ago, well-known Indiana artist Kanwal Prakash Singh watched as Julia Moore, then public art administrator for Indianapolis-based Blackburn Architects, flipped through 550 slides of works by artists from around the world. Singh, a ...

On the Go

Each phone platform’s pros and cons can help or hurt your business By James Travis Turner IN THE-NOT-SO-DISTANT PAST, mobile phones were clunky, limited-use devices designed and priced almost exclusively for big business users. Since then, the smartphone has become an indispensable tool for all manners and size of business. Apple reinve...