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Cooking with John

As I was reading the book “Janesville” on March 15, an idea popped into my brain for Muscatine during these difficult times....

Business Reading in 2020

Ryan Robinson published an article in January titled “85 Best Business Books in 2020 for Entrepreneurs, Creatives, & Professionals to Read (and...

Business on the Road: The Taste of Texas and the Return Home

Last I left you, I was headed out of security at O’Hare Airport at 9:00 pm for a hotel room compliments of...

Business on the Road: A “United” Trip to Houston, Texas

For the third year in a row, I have had the opportunity to travel to Houston, Texas to visit my son, watch...

How do you make them feel?

I am reminded that there are customer service examples everywhere and every day. We like to feature excellent examples in order that...

Hayden Fry and Remembering Names

On a spring day, in the mid to late 1980’s, Dennis Petersen called me in my office in the early afternoon and...

Customer Service and Innovation

Recently, I had a medical procedure at a local hospital. This is a procedure that I have had many times over the...

The Leadership Challenge

When one enters leadership on Bing, there are (only) 169,000,000 results. How can one determine the appropriate topic to follow out...

Understanding Human Behavior

Based on a recommendation from a colleague, in August of 2017, I traveled, at my own expense, to Ventura, California, to...

Business on the Road: Taking a Bite from the Apple (Store)

During my trip to Portland, I planned to visit the Apple Store. My hosts advised me to make an appointment. My Saturday...

Latest News

Shining a Light on Area Schools: Rachel White

Name: Rachel White Grade: Senior School: Louisa-Muscatine Junior-Senior High School

Mission Pawsible: Cornelius

Name: Cornelius "Corny" Age: Two-years-old Breed: Male red and orange tabby domestic shorthair

MCC online summer camps teach tech skills at home

MUSCATINE, Iowa--With school out for the summer and many traditional camps canceled to reduce the spread of COVID-19, many parents feel at...

‘The Wrong Missy’ – Pass the Raunch

In a case of mistaken identity, Tim Morris invites a blind date disaster rather than the women of his dreams to a...

Do It Yourself Vacation

I was off work last week and loved every minute of it. During the nearly 11 years I spent working in radio,...