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Specht: Your guide to unlocking business success

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Stephen Anderson, also known as "The Profit Doctor," to the esteemed roster of columnists at BIZ....

Anderson: Unearthing hidden gems by looking beyond resumes to find your stars

Like the stars that twinkle in the vast universe, every individual brings a unique shine to an organization. Each star's brilliance is more than...

Peacock: Litigation Funding Transparency Act support needed to protect businesses, national security

One of the bedrocks of our legal system in the United States is transparency.  The accused must have the right to face his or...

‘It has been an honor and a privilege’: LSUS Chancellor says goodbye in final...

Because of my upcoming retirement on June 30, this is my last column. I thank David Specht Jr. for the opportunity to directly communicate...

Specht: A month of good news for jobs

After several years of a holding pattern, thanks to the COVID pandemic, it's easy to see that northwest Louisiana has been making strides in...

Johnson: How you can create a cleaner, sustainable future

We all know litter is a problem in our region. So, let’s work together to fix it. I’m partnering with Keep Louisiana Beautiful this year...

Specht: Why community banks matter

Why do community banks, and bankers, matter, you ask? Let me tell you a little story. It was August 1993. It is hard to believe...

Smith: Local pilot program to aid entrepreneurs and small businesses goes statewide 

The BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) introduced the Launch Network in 2020 with the help of a grant from United States Economic Development Administration....

Johnson: Efforts to recognize a vital sector of our community

Coming off the thrilling weekend of a spectacular Air Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, we are heading straight into April, which is the...

Rozeman: COVID pandemic lessons learned

A month ago, The Times published an article from Dr. Thomas Lew of the USA Today Network entitled “Vaccinating Young Children is Vital to...