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Steve Forbes: 2021 offers window of opportunity for entrepreneurs

For small businesses in Baton Rouge and elsewhere in the U.S., the key to survival in 2021 will hinge upon how well entrepreneurs adapt...

Viewpoint: Companies must dig deeper to achieve DEI

Dima Ghawi: The importance of diversity, equity and inclusion and its role in building a welcoming and secure work environment for all is critical.

Viewpoint: 10 ways to minimize cybersecurity liability

Cybersecurity is no longer a budget-surplus item for Baton Rouge businesses; it is a “must-have” item as cyber criminals are getting more aggressive.

How to have productive virtual meetings with vendors to plan new year

As businesses approach the new year, many will be meeting with vendors to reflect and plan a path forward, Entrepreneur reports, and there are...

Received PPP money? IRS says you can’t deduct related expenses on 2020 tax return

With 2020 coming to a close, local CPAs say it’s important for businesses to be aware, as they prepare their year-end tax returns, that...

Expert advice on managing a social media PR crisis

When it comes to managing a social media-related public relations crisis, a statement from top leadership is always necessary, according to local crisis communications...

Local leadership coaches bringing Brené Brown workshop to Baton Rouge

Two local leadership and executive coaches are bringing Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead workshop to Baton Rouge.  Lacy Dicharry, of Laycee Coaching and Consulting, and...
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Home Bank is the Best Places to Work winner among large companies

A flat hierarchy and a workplace culture steeped in homespun positivity enables Home Bank to help its small business customers weather any storm.
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Best Places to Work executives weigh in on workplace issues

Business Report asked executives of Best Places to Work companies to share some words of wisdom addressing pressing workplace topics.