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JJ Buckle did it!

At a recent workshop for my church, I learned about JJ BUCKLE. There are fourteen traits and attributes that every leader in any field possess. JJ BUCKLE DID IT! is an acronym used to remember all the traits. Turns out the US Marine Corp uses a sligh...

 

Volunteers needed

I often marvel at the number of people I know who are willing to volunteer at so many events all over Carbon County. These are busy people with full-time jobs, families and social lives! You can see them taking tickets at a rodeo, handing out mugs...

 

A rising tide lifts all boats

This phrase is a favorite of a local businessperson. He believes that if an individual business does well (raises the tide), then all of our businesses will do well. This concept has been the mission of economic and community development...

 

Learning shouldn't stop

What have you learned today? If you cannot answer that simple question, I suggest that you reflect upon your daily activities, your interactions with people, the challenges you faced and what successes you had. As a business owner, I hope you can...

 
 By Stacy Crimmins    Business    May 8, 2019

Help us help you

It is now May, and we all know what is going to happen in the next 120 days, right? There will be live music festivals, hiking, rodeos, car shows, picnics, beer gardens, fishing, floating, gardening, jet skis, family reunions, weddings, biking,...

 

What is a Chamber of Commerce?

At the February Annual Dinner and Meeting, there was an infographic on each of the tables that was a visual representation answering this very question. Just as a tree needs certain things to grow, so does your business. Passive energy comes from...

 

Awards & dinner

At the Feb. 7 Annual Dinner, we were happy announce our annual awards: •VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR-- Bob Lauman •ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR-- Corbett Medical Foundation •EMERGING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR-- Sweet Marie's Mercantile •NEW BUSINESS OF THE...

 

New year, new business recruitment

The last building block in the Economic Development Tiers is “New Business Recruitment”. This gets people really excited when they think about community and economic development. “All of our problems would be solved if we just had a business...

 

Entrepreneur development starts young

The last economic development block in the third layer is ENTREPRENEUR DEVELOPMENT. This is similar to the adjacent block, Existing Business Development, but focuses on start-ups, new ventures and development of innovative products and services. At...

 

Solitude versus Inclusion

The second layer of the Economic Development Tiers Includes Quality of Life and Workforce Development. This month my thoughts turn to the third block: Infrastructure Development. Living in a small, rural, isolated community can be thought of as a...

 

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