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Reimagining school

By Andrew Hart  Over the last few months, the landscape of education in Indiana has taken center stage with rallies such as Red for Ed focusing on teacher pay, class sizes, standardized testing and the quality of our children’s education ...

CICF working with community to create Inclusive City

By Leroy Robinson When Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) announced its five-year strategic plan in 2019, the question most asked was, “How will they do that?” With a bold vision to help create neighborhoods and environments that ...

Technically discriminated

By Rupal Thanawala Erica worked for a utility company and received a racial slur as the temporary password for her online account. She clicked the “forgot password” link and her temporary password was “n****.” The energy company took ...

Four scenarios where an SBA loan may be perfect for your small business

By Jeff Magginnis Most small business owners want to focus their time and energy on growing their company, but it takes a team of advisors working together to really make a business successful. One of those includes a bank and applying for a ...

10 Ways to advance your career

By Pamela Dyar As the new executive director of the Indiana Conference for Women, my efforts focus on helping women build careers, create companies and experience lives that are rewarding, healthy and fulfilling. Although there are different ...

Culture of Good rehumanizes your business

By Scott Moorehead and Ryan McCarty What answers do you think you’d get? If you hear many responses with keywords like “paycheck,” or “Ping-Pong tables,” or “casual dress code,” you might be in some big trouble. Consider ...

Great founders are leaders with a vision

By Mike Asem Great founders are cult leaders. Cult leaders have a supernatural ability to compel groups of people to follow them into the void. Like Thanos from the Marvel universe, there is inevitability about them and their movement. In the ...

Mentors catalyze learning outside the classroom

By Gisele Garraway  One of my first (and favorite) bosses often sagely pronounced:  “People rise to the level of your expectations for them.”  We owe all kids, especially kids growing up in poverty and adverse circumstances to ...

Go for IT: Indiana Tech helps students achieve career success

By Brian Engelhart When considering going back to school, many working adults start with two questions:  Can I do it?  And, is it worth it?  Indiana Tech is a university where the answer to both questions is a resounding yes. Founded ...

Make sure your business isn’t an expensive hobby

By Nicole Kearney Since college, I’ve been involved in many entrepreneurial activities. However, it’s my startup, Sip & Share Winery, over the last two years that’s taught me the most about being an entrepreneur. Learn first, realize ...