Author: Jamie Lynn Morgan

Helping Businesses Thrive and Grow

Retaining Good Employees

Keeping Good Employees Idea of the Day:  Getting people (and companies) to change is hard. And the “carrot-and-stick ways of ‘motivating’ people are so ‘last century,’” says Keith Ferrazzi of Ferrazzi Greenlight — even a financial incentive won’t necessarily get people to embrace a new way of working. So what does motivate workers to embrace change? It’s all about the personal…
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January 31, 2018 0

Friendly to Small Business: Survey of Owners Ranks Idaho Second in Nation

Posted at CDA Press: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:00 am COEUR d’ALENE – Idaho is the second-friendliest state for small business and the easiest place to start a business, according to a nationwide survey of small business owners. Only Utah ranked higher than the Gem State, according to results of a survey released Monday by the…
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June 17, 2014 0

Idaho SBDC Helps Business Increase Revenue by 30%

Posted by America’s SBDC on April 2, 2014 Bullet Tools began in a garage in 1998 with a simple idea born of necessity – a longtime flooring installer, Dalen Gunn, decided there had to be a better way to cut flooring and launched the MAGNUM Shear. From its humble beginnings, Bullet Tools has evolved into a major U.S.…
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April 2, 2014 0

The Restaurant Biz Doesn’t Have To Bite

atangen | Feb 25, 2014 | By MIKE PATRICK NIBJ writer Mike Wells and his wife had a lunch date. They chose a local place to eat and, Wells said, had what he considered “one of the best restaurant experiences in my life.” It was so good, Wells said, that just two days later, he…
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February 25, 2014 0

Jhung for Jobs

Posted at CDA Press: Sunday, February 16, 2014 Recruitment and retention are critical components of economic development. But when it comes to more and better jobs, it’s hard to beat creation. North Idaho is blessed with several powerful job generators: Jobs Plus, Inc., headed by Steve Griffitts; Panhandle Area Council, directed by Greg Cook; and…
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February 16, 2014 0