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Business Feature: JAM Art & Supplies

Business Feature: JAM Art & Supplies
Today’s Business Feature takes us to Downtown Sioux Falls to speak with the Owner of JAM Art & Supplies, Jess Miller. In addition to running th...

Business Feature: Jim River Ranch

Business Feature: Jim River Ranch
Today's Business Feature takes us to Jim River Ranch in Redfield, SD. If you're a pheasant hunter, or know someone who is, direct them to this article! There's such a cool story behind how Jim River Ranch was founded...read on to see how Owner, Jesse Wright, developed the concept for a pheasant-hunting destination, and how he overcame significant adversity to make his dreams a reality. It's a lesson to all of us entrepreneurs out there. Life might throw us some curve balls, but with hard work, dedication, and a little bit of know-how, you can make it happen!

Business Feature: Chef Ellen Doerr

Business Feature: Chef Ellen Doerr
I recently had the pleasure of meeting Chef Ellen and was instantly fascinated by the personal chef business she has created. I love that there's a way to have meals perfectly tailored to your preferences and dietary needs, right at home. We're all looking for ways to have more time available for the things that matter to us, and what better way to gain some time back than to have your meals prepared for you? Here's the full interview with Chef Ellen:

Sioux Falls Culture

Sioux Falls Culture

In coming back to Sioux Falls after spending the last 15 years in Louisiana and Minneapolis, I was worried that I was sacrificing cultural experiences that had so significantly enriched my life throughout my time away. Louisiana culture is loud, and spicy, and vibrant. The people, the food, the music, the weather….all are spicy and loud and vibrant! And in Minneapolis, the arts scene is on par with cities two or three times its size. There are music festivals, art shows, and theater events for every hour of every day of the week.

Growing up in Sioux Falls, we’d go see a play downtown once or twice a year. We’d catch a music concert at the Sioux Empire Fair every year, and that was about it. So, in coming back to Sioux Falls, I had kind of accepted the fact that I would be limited in the cultural events and places that I’d be able to experience.

But, I was so wrong.

How to Save Millions of Dollars on Your Project in 1 Easy Step

How to Save Millions of Dollars on Your Project in 1 Easy Step
How much money is your company losing due to inefficient project management strategies? Have you thought about it? Do you end up with multiple changes at the end of your project that push you over budget? Or maybe you put enough "contingency" in your estimate that you don't over-spend......but your total cost is higher than it could be. Do you feel like you spend too much time spinning your wheels or getting stuck trying to keep the project moving forward?

Best Pens for Bullet Journals (Dot Grid Notes)

Best Pens for Bullet Journals (Dot Grid Notes)
Are you using a dot grid notebook for business? As one of the latest trends in the business world because of its incredible flexibility, dot grid notebooks can be one of the most exciting ways to make your notes for work. Creating bold pages like these requires fancy schmancy pens and highlighters. Here are our favorites:

4 Best Free Apps for Project Managers

4 Best Free Apps for Project Managers

The Project Management industry is notorious for operating in old-fashioned ways. In this digital age, we still tend to use paper checklists and print copies of critical documents for our project folders.

Here are a few apps we recommend to achieve success in this digital age:

4 Strategies for Juggling Multiple Projects

4 Strategies for Juggling Multiple Projects
For all of us career Project Managers out there, we're kind of used to that feeling that we're being pulled in dozens of directions all at the same time.

Who am I kidding?! I don't think anyone ever gets used to that feeling. It can be incredibly stressful to keep multiple projects afloat at the same time, and keeping your sanity can feel impossible! Here are a few ways to make your life easier.

5 Keys to Avoiding Scope Creep

5 Keys to Avoiding Scope Creep

For all of us who have managed projects, or managed Project Managers, we know that one of the biggest challenges is controlling the project scope. It's so easy to just leave the scope relatively ambiguous and hope that it defines itself as the project moves forward.

This method isn't all bad....