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Tech Talk: Making Our State So Great

Much time is spent lamenting shortcomings. It's human nature, I guess. But let's focus on the good things – and there are plenty of them – about our state. A recent report identified Indiana as having the second lowest per-capita bonded obligations, averaging only $244 per person. That compares to states such as Connecticut and its more than $10,000 [...]

2018-09-19T22:20:41+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Workplace Wellness Incentive Planning for 2019

Are you already planning your wellness strategy for 2019? Are you considering incentives as part of a workplace wellness plan? When designing your incentive strategy, it is best to align your plans with the goals of your wellness program and encourage your employees to make simple, sustainable changes for a healthier lifestyle. Using incentives to drive participation in your [...]

2018-09-19T21:53:32+00:00September 20th, 2018|

Canadian Deputy Ambassador to Speak at Chamber’s D.C. Fly-in, Sept. 27

Kirsten Hillman, deputy ambassador in Canada’s Embassy to the United States of America, will greet Hoosier business leaders for breakfast on the second day of the Indiana Chamber’s annual D.C. Fly-in, on September 27. Hillman is based in Washington D.C. and prior to joining the Embassy in 2017, she was assistant deputy minister of the Trade Agreements and Negotiations [...]

2018-09-18T10:49:30+00:00September 18th, 2018|

BizVoiceExtra: Festivals and Family at Native American Pow Wows

When I started working on my Road Trip Treasures entry about Indiana festivals, I realized I had more personal experience with unique or unusual festivals than I first considered. In fact, I don’t have to look very far for an example of a festival that has been part of my family’s tradition for many years (and now spanning multiple [...]

2018-09-17T11:46:45+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Balancing Work and Learning

The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce has produced a long series of highly regarded research efforts. The latest focuses on the steeper challenges that low-income students face when it comes to combining work and college. Over the past half century, the relationship between working and learning has changed in profound ways that have made it more [...]

2018-09-12T10:54:15+00:00September 14th, 2018|

More School, More Learning

In limited circumstances, struggling schools try to escape that situation by lengthening the learning day. Such has been the case with Florida elementary schools. An analysis reveals reading improvements. Adam Tyner of the Fordham Institute writes: A new study from Northwestern University’s David Figlio and his co-authors at the American Institutes for Research presents new evidence that increased instruction time [...]

2018-09-12T10:34:26+00:00September 13th, 2018|

Superintendents Express Key Concern

An annual Gallup survey of school district superintendents reveals an interesting shift, along with some doubts on how best to meet the new challenge. The 74 (education news site) shares the following: Three-quarters of district superintendents say preparing students to be engaged citizens is a challenge for schools. This is a huge jump over past years. In fact, the [...]

2018-09-12T11:01:30+00:00September 12th, 2018|

Recollections: My Day in New York City on 9/11

NOTE: A native Hoosier, I had moved to Connecticut three years prior to the 9/11 attacks and commuted daily to my job in New York City. These are my personal recollections, which I compiled leading up to the 10th anniversary. (Printable version.) It still felt like summer and was such a bright day; those were my initial thoughts of [...]

2018-09-11T13:08:43+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Jasper Earns Community of the Year Award

A lively group of business and community leaders gathers around a large table at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant. The venue, the people and the conversation reflect Jasper’s proud German heritage. Eagerly, the public and private sector leaders share insights into why they believe Jasper was chosen and deserves to be the Indiana Chamber’s 2018 Community of the Year. They describe events [...]

2018-09-10T12:52:08+00:00September 10th, 2018|

Tech Talk: J.D. is Coming to the AD

J.D. Vance came to Indiana in October 2017 as part of the Rise of the Rest tour that showcases Midwest communities and their entrepreneurial efforts. He is coming back November 13 as keynote speaker for the Indiana Chamber's 29th Annual Awards Dinner. In an exclusive interview with the Chamber's BizVoice® magazine, Vance talks about a variety of topics. You [...]

2018-09-07T09:24:37+00:00September 7th, 2018|