Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Haynes: Now, more than ever, employees need your leadership
Slaughter: The Computer Recycling Program works to get computers in the hands of students and residents of Northwest Louisiana.
Maggio: It is a tribute to the students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and supporters of the university that Northwestern has been able to adapt effectively

Business Interactions: Leading during uncertain times

We nervously looked around the metro station.  No one else was there.  We were all alone and it was getting late.  The train had dropped us off at a closed…

Bit by Bit: Donation is an option for some unwanted tech items

Have you ever found yourself with old computers or accessories you do not want or need? Some people simply dispose of them, others try and sell them, but most just…

Higher Education: NSU innovates in wake of pandemic challenges

Northwestern State University has served this region of Louisiana since 1884, and it is not likely that any of those 136 years were more challenging than 2020. It is a…

Higher Education: New initiative to benefit K-12 schools throughout Louisiana

As battle against COVID-19 continues, the importance of online teaching and learning will grow. Anyone who leads in a classroom setting must develop specialized skills to help all our children…

Higher Education: It’s Giving Season – Give The BPCC Way!

Bold.  Purposeful.  Committed.  Cavaliers. At Bossier Parish Community College, we live our values The BPCC Way.  Our values of Innovation, Success, Partnership, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence InSPIRE our college community…

Entreleadership: Being a servant leader doesn’t mean being subservient

What do successful companies like Southwest Airlines and Chick-fil-A have in common? The answer is servant leadership. And based on the unprecedented growth and stellar reputations of both over the…

GBEDF: Economic insight from the Dallas Federal Reserve

Last month, the GBEDF had the opportunity to join with Louisiana State University – Shreveport, Bossier Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce to host a virtual…

From the Publisher: Six ‘rights’ leaders give up

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from David Specht’s book, “Old Dogs, New Tricks” available on Amazon. I once heard a sermon on the rights of a Christian. The…

BRF releases Economic Impact Study for 2018-2019

Angel Albring | BIZ. Magazine Economist Dr. Loren Scott has released a comprehensive economic impact study of Building Our Region’s Future (BRF) and its associated entities. The study analyzes the…

Launch Network debuts

A new website is available as an all-encompassing resource to help small businesses and entrepreneurs thrive in north Louisiana. The Launch Network debuted earlier this week as an online collaborative tool…

Giving Back: How to give safely during the pandemic

Donations are the lifeblood of many charitable organizations. Unfortunately, donations also can be the lifeblood of criminal operations designed to scam would-be donors. The potential for charity scams could be…

Giving Back: Nonprofits count on business donations to make ends meet, and 2020 is no different

‘Tis the season for giving, and as 2020 nears its end, the needs in Shreveport-Bossier are greater than ever.  Currently, 6.9 percent, or around 11 million, US citizens are unemployed…

December 2020 BIZ. Magazine e-edition

The electronic page-turn edition of the December 2020 BIZ. Magazine. As published Dec. 1, 2020.