Amazon layoffs not expected to impact Baton Rouge project, BRAC says

Recently announced layoffs at Amazon are not expected to change the company’s commitment to its planned facility in Baton Rouge

Think like an entrepreneur

Named an Innovation Corps Hub, LSU is working with its faculty to increase the commercialization of their research.

Blue Cross sale would not result in layoffs, CEO says

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s pending sale to Elevance Health, if approved, will not lead to layoffs or office closures, says Dr. Steven Udvarhelyi, the local company’s president and CEO. 

Merger brings New Orleans-Baton Rouge passenger rail closer to reality

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber, GNO Inc., and the SOLA Super Region Committee are calling Wednesday’s approval of the Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern merger the “most important step forward” for creating the long-proposed passenger rail link between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. 

LABI pushing for lower taxes on premiums to lure more insurers to state

Lowering Louisiana’s relatively high taxes on insurance premiums could help to attract more insurers to the state, says Jim Patterson

Opinion| Accelerating hope for Louisiana

The $3 billion Accelerate Louisiana nonprofit, if done right, has the potential to significantly address Louisiana's foundational problems.

Opinion| Abandoned signs video speaks volumes on Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is littered with abandoned signs and it's a blight and an embarrassment for out city. We need to show some pride and clean up our act.

Insider Intelligence

Leadership: Press play, not pause, on growth

Growth is never a straight line and if often hard in uncertain times, but embracing the challenge is key to moving your organization forward.

Leadership: 7 ways to win with people

Boosting your influence and credibility with people will make you a more effective leader.

Leadership: How to grow when there’s nowhere to go

You can always choose internal personal growth no matter what limitations or challenges we must embrace externally.

Leadership: 5 exercises for a more connected team

Team-building exercises to build a more connected team, a requirement to developing a more committed corporate team.


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