In January, I replaced Dan Vance as editor of Connect Business Magazine. Jumping into this new job threw a lot onto my plate, and it was quite a learning curve as I worked on the March issue. Now that it’s out and I have time to reflect, I realize that in my zeal to put […]
Archive for March, 2015
Brian Tohal has a lot on his plate. As coordinator for the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation, he’s in charge of bringing new business to the city while cultivating the businesses that are already there.
Let me tell you two stories about two vehicles that end in two very different ways. The first takes place my sophomore year of college. As I prepared to go back to school, my parents informed me that they were going to let me take their 2002 Buick Park Avenue to campus with me.
When Rob Lawson decided to start his own business, he discovered that one of the trickiest parts was finding affordable office space.
A lot of factors go into running a successful business: business smarts, organization, the ability to look ahead and prepare for future trends. But beyond the nuts and bolts of every success story, there’s one common denominator: relationships.