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So, can we declare a breakdown? (access required)

Karen Natzel Web

Have you ever been working on a project and felt bogged down, stuck or frustrated about the lack of progress? Perhaps you pushed harder, conducted more meetings or sent more emails, and still failed to gain real traction. When a ...

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Iconic Stagecoach brings cackleberries back to Garden City

Jeanne Huff featured copy

If you remember Shrimpkin, Famous Jumbo Prawns and cackleberries, you’ll be happy to know they’re back. Thanks to co-owners Wanda Martinat, a former Stagecoach employee from 1989 to 2003, and Friday night regulars Fred and Francie Oliver, you can revisit ...

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Blog content that’s relevant will draw readers (access required)

elizabeth millard web

Many law firms offer blog sections on their websites, but even a casual survey shows that these tend to be the least loved areas of an otherwise informative site. Posts may have last been updated a year ago or longer, ...

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Idaho’s Telehealth Access Act: Another step toward reform (access required)

Tom Mortell Web

Many Idaho businesses would argue that relief from ever-increasing insurance premiums is long overdue. The passage of the Idaho Telehealth Access Act might bring part of that relief. To reduce health care costs, a primary objective of the Patient Protection ...

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To lease or to buy: That is the quandary

Amy Geerhart copy

Jack has decided to take a leap and start his own business. He has put together a marketing plan, gathered a team of great advisers and arranged for financing. He has a few pieces of equipment, but also has a ...

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EEOC opens the door to employer-sponsored wellness programs (access required)

Mindy Wilman web copy

Wellness programs are a new trend in the workplace thanks to a provision in the Affordable Care Act that encourages employers to implement these programs. However, not all employers have been quick to jump on board, due in part to ...

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What a car ride taught me about my business partner (access required)

Jay Holmes web

The Small Business Association defines a partnership as “a single business where two or more people share ownership.” Statistics reveal the failure rate for new businesses is alarmingly high, but that partnerships (rather than single-owner businesses) have a likelier chance ...

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Trade agreement is crucial to Idaho agriculture

Naerebout and Maccabee web copy

The Idaho Dairymen’s Association, Idaho’s largest dairy producer trade association, and Glanbia Foods Inc., Idaho’s largest dairy processor, are encouraged by the support given The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. The bill, more commonly referred to ...

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Governance in early-stage ventures (access required)

Kevin Learned Web copy

Most angels spend a lot of effort deciding whether or not to make an investment. Most entrepreneurs devote a lot of time to raising capital. But frequently, neither gives much thought to post-investment governance. Governance is the means by which ...

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For employers, a maze of conflicting discrimination laws

Pam Howland

In the wake of the 2015 legislative session, Idaho discrimination law remains anything but clear. In fact, the Legislature’s rejection of the Just Add the Words campaign, and the accompanying bill that would have amended the Idaho Human Rights Act ...

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