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Rural hospitals overcome limited resources to provide care

By Ebony Chappel Hospitals in the U.S. fall into one of two categories — publicly or privately owned. Private facilities typically operate under the auspices of a religious group or are owned by a corporation and usually exist as part of a ...

Most cosmetic company CEOs are men

By Terri Horvath Men hold the top jobs in a large majority of U.S. corporations. No surprise. But doesn’t it seem ironic that men control the beauty product industry? On BrandFinance’s 2015 list of the 50 most valuable cosmetic brands in the ...

Number of male nurses increasing despite stigma

By Manon Bullock Health care has always been one of the fastest growing industries, and nurses have consistently had a low unemployment rate compared to other professions. Chris Burns — assistant professor and course lead of pathophysiology-o...

Entrepreneurship: Journey to self discovery

By Victoria T. Davis By definition, an entrepreneur is “a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.” What many Hoosiers in the State of Indiana have learned ...

Hoosier entrepreneurs share keys to success

By Ebony Chappel Entrepreneurship, from the outside looking in, seems to be a path encompassing many things people desire—freedom from the ball and chain of cubicles, time clocks and bosses, being at the top of the list—yet forego upon ...

Leadership skills needed to run an effective business

By Terri Horvath In today’s corporate culture, “boss” has nearly become a dirty word. Google the term, and you find the characteristics of a boss to be one who “inspires fear,” “takes credit” and “uses people.” A leader, on the ...

Examining the difference between small biz, startup

By Manon Bullock When I recently posted a Facebook status asking if anyone knew of any minorities with a successful startup, there was no surprise I quickly received responses from small business owners who definitively had considered their ...

Indiana business leaders give advice to their younger selves

By Victoria T. Davis When developing a new business, there may be a few bumps in the road to challenge developers’ sense of determination. There may also be times one looks back and wish they had handled those challenges in a different fashion ...

Sharpen your skills, professional edge

By Jessica R. Key The key to staying abreast of developments in your industry is to remain a lifelong learner. One obvious path is to enroll in classes, but there are other ways you can boost knowledge of new trends and best practices and ...

Entrepreneurs share personal experiences with multi-level marketing

By Ebony Chappel Many people have a love or hate relationship with multi-level/network marketing (MLM). For some, enticed by that attention-grabbing first introduction, it is the equivalent of the dream boat significant other they’ve always ...