Meet Colleen Kramer, President of Evergreen Supply Co.
Evergreen Supply Co. Founded: 1986 Location: Itasca, IL Tell us about your career leading up to where you are now: Evergreen Supply Co was started in 1986 by my mom, Patt Gallagher in the basement of our family home. After… Read more→
Time to Update Your Productivity Playbook
You’ve undoubtedly had those weeks, maybe even those months. Those periods of time where your company’s productivity seems to be stuck in mud deeper than what’s left after a thaw from a late-March snowstorm here in Chicagoland. Ready to dig… Read more→
Employer Retention Credit- There is Still Time to Qualify!
Following the Covid pandemic, the government implemented many programs to provide much needed relief to employers. One of these included the Employer Retention Credit (ERC). This is a fully refundable tax credit that is available to both small and mid-sized… Read more→
Meet Stella Gaytan, President of Bell Fuels
Bell Fuels Founded: 2021 Location: Morris, IL Tell us about your career leading up to where you are now: I spent 20 years as part of the leadership team in a service industry start up. I spent the early years… Read more→
Meet Alisha Rajani, Vice President of Sales and Operations of Frame Chicago
Frame Chicago Founded: 1981 Location: Chicago, IL Tell us about your career leading up to where you are now: After graduating from Loyola University Chicago in 2013 with a double major and obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and… Read more→
Business Lessons from the Flight Deck
On a December evening in 1978 a DC-8 flight crew had a problem. They were getting ready to land in Portland, OR but couldn’t tell if the landing gear was down. One of the three green lights that told the… Read more→
Meet Anthony Pope, President of Waukegan Gurnee Glass, Inc
Waukegan Gurnee Glass Inc Founded: 1921 Location: Gurnee, IL Tell us about your career leading up to where you are now: I started in the family business at the age of 12 and worked during my summer breaks from school…. Read more→
Meet James McHenry of Widgeteer Inc
Widgeteer Inc Founded: 2008 Location: Crystal Lake, IL Forum: Flex Forum Tell us about your career leading up to where you are now: I am a 2014 Michigan State graduate of The School of Hospitality Business. Upon graduation, I followed… Read more→
Where Do You Get Smarter?
With so many platforms and technologies available at our fingertips, there is a whole world out there full of resources and places to get smarter. With so little time in the day, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed in your search… Read more→
6 Cost-cutting Tips for Small Businesses
Employers of all sizes are currently searching for ways to reduce expenses and save money in response to the current economic downturn and ongoing labor challenges. Instead of cutting costs randomly or conducting unnecessary layoffs, successful organizations tend to optimize… Read more→