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One Indianapolis school prepares students to be global citizens

By Brittany King Elizabeth Head When Elizabeth Head graduated from University of Northern Coloradowith a degree in Spanish, she set her sights on Costa Rica. “The plan was to be there for two months,” she recalls.  “But then I ...

The state’s future workforce

By Chrysa Smith Diversity is a significant buzzword these days. In every employment sector, leaders have signed on to provide more opportunities for more people. Not only is it a suggestion for inclusion, but in some cases, a mandate. At ...

Overcoming the skills gap

By Ben Lashar IT IS HARD TO EMPHASIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF EMPLOYEES without resorting to obvious platitudes. Of course, no business owner could find successes without quality employees. Even the coldest utilitarian recognizes the need for a ...

Foundation hopes futsal courts can entice city kids and grow the sport

By Chris Parker There’s plenty of scientific literature that suggests participating in team sports boosts youth self-esteem and happiness. Unfortunately, access isn’t distributed evenly throughout communities. Dave Guthrie, executive ...

Thinking of starting a business? Stay on top of the regulations

By Judith Wright As the economy improves, more people are taking the leap to start their own businesses. The U.S. government reports nearly half a million small businesses are started each month, but only half of entrepreneurial start-ups ...

Zionsville

By Jaylon Jones Named after William Zion, a businessman and mercantile owner, Zionsville was heralded for its land resources by early settlers. Zionsville is in the southeast corner of Boone County, which was founded four years before the town ...

Staying fit for a lifetime

By Ryan Lucas Louise Meals has been a member of the SilverSneakers senior fitness program at the Harper J. Ransburg YMCA in Indianapolis, both as an instructor and a participant, for the past 10 years. Meals, 76, credits the program for keeping ...

Up the Ladder

Anthem Inc. recently promoted Natalie Cooper to Director II Operations-Federal Employee Program. She is the first African-American to hold the position. In her role, Cooper will oversee all federal employee Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance operat...

Helping employees achieve balance

5 family-friendly businesses  By Brittany King   While salary is certainly important when you’re thinking about taking a new job, employees with families may have other considerations as well. Childcare service, generous vacation ...