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Defy All Odds

The word “believe” is prominently displayed throughout seventeen-year-old Emily Koesters’s home. And for good reason: at age four she was diagnosed with Schimke Immunoosseous Dysplasia (SIOD), which is a rare genetic, life-threatening dwarfism disease with an average life expectancy of nine years old. The disease is so uncommon, Emily is […]

Tech-powered & Client-centered

Stepping outside of the box doesn’t come easily for everyone, but that’s certainly not the case for Jeff Cohn and his real estate team, who have found that embracing—and even chasing—change leads to success. One of Cohn’s latest ventures has been spearheading the opening of a Keller Williams franchise in […]

More than a Century of Healing and Hope

For more than 100 years, Boys Town has been a leader in helping save troubled youth, not just in Omaha, but throughout the country. This year has proven to be especially difficult for children and their families amidst a pandemic and community unrest, revealing unprecedented challenges and stressors. But just […]

Genuineness in Practice

Few 29-year-olds have a track record in real estate as successful as Michael Maley, a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. But then, few were fortunate enough to have had two of the best mentors in the industry—Bill Swanson and the late Ralph Marasco. Their combined knowledge and experience taught […]

A Woman’s Touch

Being a business owner always comes with unique challenges, but as a female business owner in a male-dominated industry, those challenges can be exponential. However, that didn’t stop Lindsay Warren, owner of Citadel Signature Homes, from pursuing her passion. In fact, she has earned the respect of her male colleagues, […]

Room to Grow

Entrepreneurs are all too familiar with the challenge of starting a business out of their home or small office, only to quickly find themselves in need of a larger space. Rather than go through the frustrating process of driving around town looking for lease signs, enlisting the help of an […]

Crafting an Experience

Craft cocktails have been enjoying the lime light for quite some time. Much of that is thanks to the immersive experience people get as they watch bartenders work their magic right before their eyes. But the pleasure of craft cocktails doesn’t come from being fancy. Rather, it’s more about being […]

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 […]