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Brandom Gengelbach, executive vice president of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, has been promoted to the organization’s top post. Read more

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What happened when Fort Worth Inc. invited several successful minority CEOs to a roundtable lunch at The Capital Grille to chew over their experiences in Fort Worth business? Here’s what went down. Read more

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Goran Krndija and partners have booked a lot of business since they launched Gozova, a mobile app matching Fort Worth consumers who need stuff transported with people who have trucks, in 2016. The business did $17,000 a year in revenue in 2017 an... Read more

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By Dr. Cynthia St. John Think back to when you first decided to start your own business or break out and take an executive role. What were you ultimately seeking — and have you achieved it? My guess is that it wasn’t just about money. More often... Read more

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By Kathy R. Kelly, Executive Director, Fort Worth CPAs The news is full of stories about careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering, math — but there’s another brilliant alternative for those with talent and interest in a technically dem... Read more

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With summer just around the corner, many employers are considering whether to establish or continue summer internship programs. Internships are a reliable way of training personnel and of picking people for future employment. ... Read more

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Unprecedented rainfall and problematic stormwater-drainage systems, along with tremendous growth in recent years, have created somewhat of a perfect storm for property owners, developers, Realtors and the City of Fort Worth. For decades, the Fede... Read more

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John Steinmetz's road to becoming one of the most successful bank executives in Texas took so many twists and turns that he almost lost count. Read more

Business

Juan Rodriguez says his business acumen emerged from the influences he’s surrounded by: growing up in Mexico, Chicago and Fort Worth; spending summer and winter breaks with family in Mexico; working at a range of restaurants in the area after he ... Read more

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by Rebecca Williams When employees can’t make it to the gym, bring the gym to them. These local fitness studios offer on-site workouts for the office, providing relief from workweek woes and giving co-workers an opportunity for community bondin... Read more

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By Rebecca Williams From shipping containers to renovated houses, some Fort Worth entrepreneurs are setting up shop outside the box of a traditional building. Now there’s another trendy place to do business: the Airstream.  Airstream, a brand o... Read more

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Local nonprofit Arise Africa hardly thought about design when it was searching for a new office space. The organization, which sponsors children in Zambia, at the very least needed a storage area and garage door to easily store and move supplies ... Read more

Lifestyle

Touring the globe. Making big money. Living the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. While that destiny lands on the laps of some musicians, others opt to keep their talents at home, gigging on the side of a day job. Sometimes, that day job turns out to be a... Read more

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By Mariana Rivas Getting a product to the grocery store is tricky, but perhaps there’s one industry in Fort Worth that knows how to navigate the process best — local breweries. Rahr & Sons Brewing Company and Martin House Brewing Company are two... Read more

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The statistics are startling. Fifty-eight percent of the U.S. workforce is female, yet there are just 26 women among the Fortune 500 CEOs. Likewise, just 12 percent of last year’s Inc. 5000 were led by women — a low point for female founders in t... Read more

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Don’t be the office that takes itself too seriously. With tactful execution, playing a prank or two on your co-workers can be good for company culture. So says Justin Dorsey, the senior human resources manager at Ben E. Keith Company: “A laughter... Read more

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Melt Ice Creams likes to call its new headquarters and kitchens — opened last year in the historic O.B. Macaroni pasta factory building on Fort Worth’s Near Southside — the “Joy Factory, where the magic happens.” Getting to the Joy Factory, the c... Read more

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by Mariana Rivas Whitney Howell is in the business of small businesses — the owner of Shop Small Fort Worth has spent the last three years providing opportunities for local brands to sell products through Shop Small’s pop-up events or utilize it... Read more

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Mitchell Allen’s first pitch competition was “Shark Tank.” The self-proclaimed “head elf” at Hire Santa — a Southlake-based Santa hiring service that helps customers book Santa gigs for events — had always been a fan of the hit ABC show but never... Read more

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A year after launching Prosoria Nuvothera, a topical treatment for psoriasis, Fort Worth biotech entrepreneur Art Clapp is busy “gathering more social proof, proving our product is working for everyone,” against a backdrop of skepticism among pat... Read more

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