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Mayor Announces Developer for Major West Haymarket Project in Lincoln, Nebraska

Mayor Chris Beutler announced last week that the City has selected the Journey Senior Living Development Team (JSLDT) to build a $19.4 million, eight-story building on the west and north sides of the new Lumberworks garage at “O” and Canopy streets. The development will include 100 senior housing units, 10,000... more


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Sandler Training – Do You Have a Bachelor’s in Sales?

Multiple sources suggest that the number one need in business is finding good salespeople. This shouldn’t be a difficult task.  I mean, if you want an engineer, hire someone with an engineering degree. If you want a marketing person, hire someone with a marketing degree. So, if you want a... more


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Start Up Business Awards and Internship Opportunities Part of Economic Success for Lincoln, Nebraska

The physical, geographical, and economic growth of Lincoln are easy to see. What may go overlooked is Lincoln’s growth as a home to start-up software and technology companies. Most of these businesses don’t have large storefronts or flashy neon signs announcing their presence, but what they lack in visibility to... more


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Lancaster County Juggles Priorities And The Jail Is Costing Millions in Lincoln, Nebraska

Once again this year the Lancaster County Commissioners, and the county staff, have had to make tough choices in funding programs and services. Lancaster County Commissioners have worked hard to preserve vital services, while maintaining a hold on the property tax levy. While a hold on taxes is important, so... more


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Downtown Lincoln Live: Hotels in Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska are Fast, Friendly and Conveniently Located

We are very lucky to have six very nice hotels all with their own style and comfort.  Whether you are in town on business or pleasure, visiting a relative or cheering on the Huskers, Downtown Lincoln’s Hotels are fast, friendly, and conveniently located.  Numerous restaurants, attractions, and services are at... more


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LIBA Examines Three Themes for the Upcoming Two Year Budget Cycle in Lincoln, Nebraska

I recently appeared before the Lincoln City Council – on behalf of LIBA – to talk about the city budget. Below is a summary of my comments. The Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA) applauds the Mayor’s office and City Council for not raising the property tax levy or wheel taxes... more


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How To Avoid Hiring A Workers’ Comp Claim in Lincoln, Nebraska

One of the best ways to reduce the costs of Workers’ Comp claims is to avoid hiring an employee who is not fit to perform the essential functions of the job. While that may seem easier said than done, particularly in light of the many laws governing the hiring process,... more


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Sandler Training – How Much Are You Worth?

We have been trained at a very young age not to ask this question to anyone because I guess it is rude. I do not want you to violate any rules that your mother gave you, but maybe we would be okay if we asked this question to ourselves. Nobody... more


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Fly Lincoln First – Lincoln, Nebraska’s Airport Continues to Offer Great Service and New Flights

One question I am frequently asked is in regard to the Lincoln Airport and air service in and out of Lincoln. I want to share with you my response. Air service in Lincoln is good and getting better. The Lincoln Airport has flights to Chicago, Minneapolis, and Denver. Quite frankly,... more


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Sandler Training – Do You Fit the Description of a Typical Salesperson?

I find it interesting that when you ask people to describe a typical salesperson, the words we get are usually not very flattering. Pushy, dishonest, slick, arrogant are words likely to be found on the list. I mean, how many young kids when asked by their parents what they want... more



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