April 22, 2021


Great Bend business receives international recognition for COVID-19 comeback

GREAT BEND, Kan. (KSNW) — Many small businesses have struggled throughout the past year. According to Track the Recovery, an economic tracker by Harvard and Brown Universities and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, as of March 31, the number of small businesses decreased by more than 38% compared to January of 2020. That is lower than the previous low last April.

The hardest-hit industry in the state is the leisure and hospitality sector with a drop of more than 50%. But one business in central Kansas is getting worldwide recognition for its pandemic success story. Dilly

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Great Wall Offloads Insurance Unit as Asset Managers Ordered to ‘Get Back to Basics’

As the crisis at scandal-hit state-owned China Huarong Asset Management Co. Ltd. deepens, the country’s other top national asset management companies (AMCs) are busy shedding non-core assets as they respond to regulators’ calls to return to their original mission of dealing with bad debts in the financial system.

China Great Wall Asset Management Co. Ltd. put its 70% stake in Great Wall Changsheng Life Insurance Co. Ltd. up for sale, according to an announcement (link in Chinese) published Wednesday on the Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange. The shareholding comprises a 51% stake owned by the AMC itself and 19%

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Three Keys To Growing A Good Business Into A Great One

Nhat H. Ngo is Chief Commercial Officer at Medical Solutions, a leading provider of total workforce solutions for healthcare staffing.

The ability to grow a good business into a great one is dependent on a multitude of factors and critical decisions — the least of which is the courage and commitment to transform with a short- and long-term plan supported by leadership.

A company’s growth potential is often pinned to leadership’s willingness to move outside of their comfort zone and beyond the status quo. Fear of change can lead to missed opportunities that may allow competitors to gain

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