Category: Special Sections

The Real Value of Family Values

What Small Businesses Can Learn from the Family Business To rise to the top in corporate America, executives and their respective boards have seemingly long abandoned the inherent values of a family business, as tactics of short-termism and streamlining product continue to become popularized. Rather than prioritizing the needs of shareholders and institutional investors, the business owners and partners of the world must realize that family values have real value—both in building a foundational customer base and hedging investments for long-term, sustainable growth. Such unconventional “small town” strategies would likely be rejected at the next proxy meeting for large...

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Beat the Business Meeting Blues

Trends and Innovations that Increase Excitement and Productivity Most people likely consider business meetings to be as exciting as routine health checkups, but new trends and innovations in the field may change their outlook. More and more businesses are moving away from stuffy lecture-style meetings that allow for little interaction and toward more dynamic and collaborative methods and formats. Read on for five ideas from local professionals on how to hold a productive, morale-boosting, and fun— yes, fun!—business meeting. 1. Consider holding meetings outside of the office—or even outdoors! One of the best and easiest ways to enliven business...

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Rejuvenate Your Career Confidence

How Non-Invasive Procedures Can Boost Your Self-Esteem without the knife Although a balanced diet and exercise are the main ways to boost your physical appearance, some businessmen and businesswomen are looking to non-invasive procedures as an option to take off a few years. “Unfortunately, as people age, they are perceived as less energetic and less effective,” said Kristen Kuk, physician at Aesthetics by Ridgeview Dermatology. According to a study from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, almost three quarters of women agree that a youthful appearance contributes to getting a job, being promoted, and keeping clients. “I have often...

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Lynchburg Business Millennials on the Move 2017

These young professionals represent some of the best and brightest that our region has to offer in young, innovative and creative talent. Their hardworking mentalities and ambitious attitudes are tenaciously taking them to the top of their chosen fields. Months ago during an online nomination period, colleagues and coworkers nominated their peers. Then, a panel of judges made up of local business leaders chose this group of 25, with focus put on identifying individuals who exemplify success in their professions while also working within the community to advance the region as a whole. On Tuesday, August 1, at Southern...

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Top 20 Under 40: Millennials on the Move 2016

Millennials on the Move 2016 In collaboration with our community partners, Lynchburg Business launched the search for this year’s Top 20 back in May with the purpose of finding the up-and-coming young professionals in the Greater Lynchburg region. The top “20 Under 40” Millennials on the Move represent the best that our region has to offer in young, innovative, creative and motivated talent. And this year’s top 20 class does not disappoint as it includes a diverse group of young professionals, ranging from entrepreneurs to city planners, educators, journalists and more! Individuals were evaluated on their professional experience above...

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Honoring Veterans and Revering Veterans

Raising Flags, Awareness & Respect Lessons on the History of Veterans Day and Showing Support to Those Who’ve Served Every year on November 11th, Americans pause to reflect on the bravery and heroism of the men and women who have defended our country’s freedom. Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day in honor of the truce with Germany that essentially ended World War I, was recognized for the first time in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson. Almost 20 years later, in May of 1938, it was designated a federal holiday. Raymond Weeks, a World War II veteran, began celebrating...

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