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Age is Irrelevant in Entrepreneurship

By David Moody As the parent of a teen entrepreneur, I’ve seen my son, Joshua, battle many aspects of entrepreneurship, but one of the earliest he went up against was the psychological pressure to “prove himself,” because of his age. Back in 2013, he and his co-founders participated in a...

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Past Governor’s Cup Winners: Douglas Hutchings

Douglas Hutchings • PICASOLAR University of Arkansas • 2013 by Kody Ford Picasolar’s Douglas Hutchings isn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves and get his hands dirty. Such a work ethic is great in an employee, especially the CEO. “Growing up, I worked in chicken houses and as a busboy at the...

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Power Players: Hospital Administrators

Not everyone in the business of saving lives wears a stethoscope. Doctors and nurses are vital to health care, but they’re not the only ones keeping our hospitals afloat. The men and woman in this hospital administrators section are at the forefront of the ever-changing health care industry, with...

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Power Players: Attorneys

Now every legal matter requires an attorney. You’re probably not going to call one of these Power Players the next time you get a speeding ticket. But when the times comes for some expert advice, these men and women are among the best our state has to offer. Let’s face it: the law is...

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Past Governor’s Cup Winners: Andrew Miles

Andrew Miles • Grox Industries University of Arkansas • 2017 by Kody Ford Andrew Miles, CEO of Grox Industries, cares about windows. Given that windows account for over 20 percent of all energy lost in our home and office buildings, finding a way to improve the efficiency of this has become...

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Power Players: Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is the incubator of innovation. It goes beyond discovery, and moves our economy and society in the direction of progress and prosperity. They create new business and new forms of goods and services, producing a cascading effect across the economy. The state of Arkansas is out...

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Arkansas Capital

Sixty years ago, Winthrop Rockefeller, Harvey Couch, Herbert Thomas, John Tyson, Raymond Rebsamen, and over one hundred other individual business leaders and utility companies from all over Arkansas made contributions as founding shareholders of First Arkansas Development Finance Corporation...

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Power Players: Insurance

Everyone needs insurance. Whether you’re running a small business or a large company, quality insurance can save your hide from the insurmountable costs that can come from any type of misadventure, be it property damage, lawsuits, debts — you name it. These Power Players are leading the way...

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Power Players: Accountants

The importance of a qualified accountant can never be overstated. These individuals help us navigate the sometimes terrifying prospect of keeping our money straight, soaring in like the Batman of bookkeeping to save us from any financial misfortune. Whether they’re providing services to...