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Tech Talk: It’s All About the Team

There is no shortage of guidance available for entrepreneurs and business leaders. A new book by Mike Michalowicz, titled Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself, offers some basic direction no matter the type of company one is building. A quick summary from the book: Have the right people, do the right things, in the right portions, right. Here's [...]

2018-08-31T10:56:55+00:00August 31st, 2018|

Rose-Hulman: Appoints First Faculty Chair for Teaching Excellence (Terre Haute)

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has appointed political science professor Terrence Casey as the inaugural Alfred R. Schmidt Chair for Excellence in Teaching. The program recognizes the best and brightest of the institute’s faculty who are committed to excellence and innovation in their fields and in educational pursuits. Felda Hardymon, a 1969 mathematics alumnus, endowed the new faculty chair through [...]

2018-08-30T16:57:04+00:00August 30th, 2018|

BizVoiceExtra: Start-Ups Take Seven-Week Journey

The entrepreneurial bug is busy in Indy. It almost sank its teeth into me this summer (and I don’t have any entrepreneurial bones in my body!) as I chatted with folks at several start-ups. All were graduates of gBETA Indy – a free, seven-week program for early-stage companies. gBETA Indy, Indiana’s first public accelerator, is a program of nationally-ranked [...]

2018-08-30T10:00:52+00:00August 30th, 2018|

Smoking Reforms in Spotlight in Interim; Increased Cigarette Tax Most Likely

The interim study committees are just getting started in earnest; on Thursday, the Interim Study Committee on Fiscal Policy went through a lengthy agenda. The topic of the fiscal, economic and workforce development impact of Indiana smoking rates was of special interest to the Indiana Chamber. Smoking reform has been a top legislative priority for the past few sessions. [...]

2018-08-28T15:16:38+00:00August 29th, 2018|

OneAmerica: Survey Shows Student Loans Have Significant Impact on Retirement Preparation (Indianapolis)

Preparing for the future while being tethered to debt is an increasingly common dilemma for retirement plan participants, especially for those who are paying on student loans, according to a new OneAmerica® survey. Nearly 4 in 10 survey respondents indicated they are paying toward a student loan for themselves or on behalf of someone else. Of those, an astounding [...]

2018-08-28T14:30:51+00:00August 28th, 2018|

A Look at New Sec. 199A Deduction for Qualified Business Income

Do you qualify for the new 20% deduction for pass-through entities (S corps, LLCs, partnerships, sole proprietors)? Yes, no, partially, not sure yet – all possible answers. It turns out that this determination will depend on several things and may be anything but simple. But there are a few substantial factors: (1) how is the income derived, i.e. is [...]

2018-08-28T09:50:57+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Faztek: Hosting Manufacturing Day Event on Oct. 5 (Fort Wayne)

In celebration of Manufacturing Day, Faztek, LLC will open its doors on October 5, 2018 to more than 100 students from Fort Wayne Community Schools, Purdue of Fort Wayne, and other local schools. MFG Day is a national event to change people’s perceptions about today’s manufacturing environment and draw attention to the outstanding opportunities that a career in manufacturing [...]

2018-08-27T14:59:46+00:00August 27th, 2018|

Nebraska Blue Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

*Editor's note: The Indiana Chamber of Commerce proudly supports Indiana men and women serving in the military. This blog originally appeared here. BANGOR, Wash. (Aug. 9, 2018) - Cmdr. Jason Geddes, from Indianapolis, Indiana, is piped aboard during the change of command ceremony for the Blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739). Geddes [...]

2018-08-27T11:38:05+00:00August 27th, 2018|

Cars Are the New Homes in Expensive Cities

It’s hard to picture the real estate difficulties in California and other areas of the country until you see it for yourself. I visited a friend in San Francisco earlier this year and was shocked to view the situation first-hand. For instance, my friend rents a room in a rent-controlled house for $1,200 a month. If the original roommate [...]

2018-08-24T09:41:35+00:00August 24th, 2018|

Allegion: Tracy Kemp Named 2018 ‘CTO of the Year’ (Carmel)

Allegion Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Tracy Kemp has been named a 2018 “CTO of the Year” by the Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) and Techpoint. Kemp is among an elite list of 15 total honorees, earning this year’s top title for the public companies category, which had three honorees. The IBJ and Techpoint accepted nominations for this [...]

2018-08-23T13:51:36+00:00August 23rd, 2018|