Business News

Great things happening in Post Falls

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Hello readers, I just have to start off by saying this is the best October weather I have seen in almost 20 years!

  • By CHRISTINA PETIT/Post Falls Chamber
  • October 25, 2022

Idaho relishes working from home

Study finds nearly 42% of Gem State tweets about remote work are positive
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Idahoans are so happy working from home, they're tweeting the world about it.

  • By DEVIN WEEKS/BJNI Writer
  • October 25, 2022

Fostering vulnerability in entrepreneurs throughout Cd'A

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Just as the seasons began changing, students went back to school, and professionals of all industries started to return from their summer hiatuses, September marked the beginning of a new quarter-long sprint of personal development for the Leadership Community at the Innovation Collective here in Coeur d’Alene.

  • By KIRSTEN ROWLEY/Special to BJNI
  • October 25, 2022

NIA: Women of Impact in their words

'M' is for Mentors. Do we all need them?
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NIA’s Women of Impact Leadership Roundtable meets the last Wednesday in October to discuss Mentors.

  • By MARILEE WALLACE/Special to BJNI
  • October 25, 2022

Tips for first-time business owners

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As I said last month, fall is my favorite season, October is one of my favorite months.

  • By ANDREA FULKS/Hayden Chamber of Commerce
  • October 25, 2022

Idaho’s small business profile rising

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Idaho’s small business footprint is growing.

  • By SHOLEH PATRICK
  • October 25, 2022

Pinkerton Retirement Specialists acquires W. E. Sherman and Co.

Cd'A company adds investment research firm to portfolio
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Pinkerton Retirement Specialists, LLC — headquartered in Coeur d'Alene — has acquired W. E. Sherman and Co., a nationwide investment research firm that serves hundreds of registered investment advisers in 47 states and Canada.

  • By BJNI Staff
  • October 25, 2022

Actively building a successful business

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When Neil and Hannah Morris first tossed out the idea of jumping into business with their friends Shawn and Jean Sweetapple, they were just playing with the idea.

  • By KATRINA BOYER/Special to BJNI
  • October 25, 2022

Idaho National Laboratory wins R&D 100 Awards

It’s another winning year as three Idaho National Laboratory technologies received 2022 R&D 100 Awards. The competition – now in its 60th year – celebrates research and development technologies from across the public and private sectors. Winning an award is a prestigious distinction for inventors.

  • September 27, 2022

Be a better giver

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Are you a giver or a taker? When we talk about business and work, does it matter? Of course it does. “When employees act like givers, they facilitate efficient problem solving and coordination and build cohesive, supportive cultures that appeal to customers, suppliers, and top talent alike,” wrote Adam Grant in a popular 2013 article in the Harvard Business Journal. That’s what most organizations want, and they should. But it’s not as simple as you might think.

  • September 27, 2022

A leader worth following

Hayden businesswoman shares leadership secrets in new book
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Ashton Underdahl learned many lessons the hard way. Now she’s sharing them so others don’t have to. In her new book, “Leader Most Loved,” Underdahl outlines 12 key lessons she learned over two decades in leadership positions.

  • By KAYE THORNBRUGH/BJNI Writer
  • September 27, 2022

Storage units for wine

New business will offer a safe place for collectors to stash their bottles
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Wine lovers running out of room for their collections will soon have an alternative to coolers and basements. The Wine Vault Company is bringing the area’s first open-to-the-public wine storage facility to Kootenai County. The company, opening in early fall, will offer secure, climate-controlled wine storage.

  • By JESSIE TELFORD/BJNI Writer
  • September 27, 2022

Straight talk about leadership

Podcast explores leadership challenges with insight, humor, sincerity
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Longtime leadership/coaching friends and colleagues have created the weekly "No More Leadership BS" podcast to share insight and expertise with audiences seeking sincere answers to workplace conundrums — no BS.

  • By DEVIN WEEKS/BJNI Writer
  • September 27, 2022

An active summer for the Post Falls Chamber

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Each month I get the opportunity to write an article in the Business Journal of North Idaho and each month I struggle with what to write. What is relevant? What is interesting? Is anyone actually going to read this? Well, I ran into someone I hadn’t seen in over a year at the North Idaho State Fair and he said “You know I read your article every month in the journal.” I thanked him and thought, OK… there is one who reads it and that makes it all worthwhile!

  • By CHRISTINA PETIT/Post Falls Chamber
  • September 27, 2022

Time to reflect on your accomplishments

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It will seem to just happen overnight!

  • By ANDREA FULKS/Hayden Chamber of Commerce
  • September 27, 2022