Why most people pick the wrong career, according to a former rocket scientist
8 Apr 2023
The 29-year-old actor stared at his bank account statement. He had only $106 left to his name. His acting career was going nowhere. He couldn’t afford the rent on his cheap Hollywood apartment. He even tried to sell his dog because he didn’t have enough money to buy dog food.
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American Athletic, Inc. / Spalding in Jefferson, Iowa, Proves Small Towns Can Power Big BusinessApr 6 2023
Is your basketball equipment lingo expert level? If you live in Jefferson, Iowa, there’s a good chance it is. In this rural Western Iowa town of 4,150, American Athletic, Inc. / Spalding manufactures most backstops used for NCAA March Madness, WNBA, and NBA games. For those not entirely up with...
Business retention and expansion (BR&E) programs have become a large priority in a post-COVID world. Ensuring that local businesses have the foundation in place to weather economic shifts and potential disasters should be top-of-mind as we continue coming out of COVID and face economic and trade uncertainties. Fortunately, there are...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and a 15-member delegation have just returned from a trade mission to Vietnam and the Philippines. The mission, coordinated by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), included representation from Iowa’s livestock and grain organizations as well as other agricultural associations. The purpose of the...