Author: Nicole Buntgen

Nature Meets Glamour

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and the weather is warming. Spending time outdoors not only boosts mood, but also improves health and well-being. Located halfway between Omaha and Lincoln, one secluded sanctuary offers nature’s serenity mixed with modern luxury. Family-owned and operated, Kimberly Creek Retreat in Ashland provides […]

Community Connector

When you hear the term “franchising,” most people tend to think of McDonald’s or other large food corporations. Although these types of establishments fall under this category, the word “franchise” has a lot of misconception behind it. Businesses such as McDonald’s have created an illusion that the opportunity to franchise […]

Plunge of Possibilities

There are many admirable qualities that come with being a business owner. Between the flexibility it offers, stability for the future, and the control it comes with, entrepreneurship is not something that should be slept on. While some businesspeople start companies because of a passion for creation, others have undergone […]

Give Small-town Travel a Try

When it comes to going out to eat, the Omaha food scene is top-notch. Between locally-owned restaurants, creative chefs, and a community full of foodies, it’s no doubt that Omaha is made up of a wide variety of culinary choices. While this is convenient, have you ever considered traveling outside […]

Shelly Hood is More Than Insurance

Shelly Hood never saw herself as an insurance agent. Before representing State Farm, she was running multiple stores for Victoria’s Secret as a district manager. In 18 years, Hood learned how to grow a small business through relationship building, staying consistent, and focusing on how to be the best leader […]

Thriving Off Innovation

When it comes to IT services, there are many factors to take into consideration before diving into its resources, such as what is the background of this business, and how do its services differ from others? When Elkhorn Computer Service first started, the family-owned business came in with a plan […]