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Leading by Example

If the best way to predict the future is to help shape it, then it’s no wonder why business coach James Kernan has helped countless businesses enjoy success. With his hands-on approach to consulting, he serves as advisor, mentor, and any other role needed so that businesses are able to […]

Luxury Leisure

A major draw to any vacation resort is having access to a luxurious pool. So why not create that amenity right in your own backyard? According to Jake Lavagnino with Aspire Aquatic Architecture, your backyard is an extension of your home. If a pool is something you’ve considered, he and […]

Helping Through Hospitality

One of Kinesha Roach’s fondest memories growing up was visiting her Grandma Johnson’s house in Kansas for the holidays. Not only was the spread of food abundant, but the warmth, welcome, and love shared by everyone there was undeniable. In fact, she’d bring friends with her just to experience that […]

A Prolific Passion

If there’s one thing you should know about New York Times Bestselling author Tosca Lee, it’s that she is brave. From tackling novels from the viewpoints of Judas Iscariot or a fallen angel, an heir of “Blood Countess” Elizabeth Bathory or the Bible’s Eve, she has gone where most writers […]

Share the Season

If you haven’t been to Village Pointe in West Omaha recently, there’s no better time than at the holidays. In its 15th holiday season, Village Pointe goes well beyond shopping to offer complete experiences with restaurants, services, and numerous family friendly events. Not only does the mix of stores offer […]

Building Lifelong Dreams

A 25th anniversary is an accomplishment to celebrate in any form, but when it’s in the construction industry, that milestone is even sweeter. For builder Brian Falcone with Falcone Homes, it’s a testament to how far he’s come, from learning each trade growing up on his father’s job sites, to […]

Prim & Proper

At first glance, the striking brick building painted jet black in the middle of Main Street in Olde Town Elkhorn looks like its renovated 100-year-old neighbors. Even though Prim Beauty Parlour has only been there a few months, owner Jami Gragert meticulously picked out each fixture and piece of furniture […]

Great Escape

The best laid plans are often crafted over coffee with your spouse or cocktails with friends. It’s during those pleasurable moments when we decide to take that much-needed girls weekend, family vacation, or retirement bucket list trip. Deciding to get away is the easy part—choosing an exact itinerary and coordinating […]

Cutting Edge Art

For many artists, such as painters and photographers, their medium is expressed on paper. But for local artist Danielle Easdale, the paper is the art itself. For many years she has been hand-carving layers of paper to create unique portraits and images that have an unbelievable 3D quality to them […]

Lasting Legacy

Approximately 4 million Baby Boomers own their own business in the U.S., according to local business broker ExitBig. As those owners retire, they will want to sell their company and preserve the legacy of success they built. But selling a business built from the ground up is a stressful, emotionally […]