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Great Falls Economic Development Top 10 for 11-30-20

Here is our Top 9 for last week celebrating work and successes to grow and strengthen the Great Falls regional economy — Montana’s Golden Triangle. And, sharing business resources and skill-building opportunities to empower your success.

Tony Hsieh’s 4 Biggest Lessons for Founders

4 lessons from the life of a world-leading entrepreneur, worth $840 million — RIP Tony Hsieh

Montana State University chemist Michael Mock developing catalysts for efficient energy storage

“Energy storage and conversion is central to sustainable energy applications and is one of the overarching research themes of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at MSU,”

How to hire for emotional intelligence—a practical guide in the age of COVID-19… It’s all in how you ask the questions.

Employees are 400% more likely to stay at a company if they have a boss with high EQ.

Google Plan To Replace The Need For College Degrees With Six-month Certificates

The tech giant Google has announced they will begin accepting Google Learning Certificates in place of college degrees, offering six-month courses for prospective employees to train for in-demand jobs in a fraction of the time it…

Reimagining the way businesses operate – To reimagine their organizations for the future, leaders must address three critical questions.

Leaders have seen that their companies have been able to operate at an unimaginable pace and with so much resilience and creativity. Now they’re asking, ‘How do we hardwire these behaviors into the organization so that we are stronger in the years ahead?’
Mary Meaney, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

8 Tips For Getting Your Startup Right The First Time

While these tips, and many others from experts like David Rose, may seem like common sense, it has been my experience as a startup advisor that perhaps two thirds of the startups I see are built initially on creaky foundations.

Experimental cancer vaccine passes animal tests, moves to human trials

A new study describes the vaccine as producing complete responses in 90 percent of animals when combined with a second immunotherapy drug.

Billions available for farmers seeking COVID assistance

Farmers and ranchers can apply directly at or by contacting their local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office.

San Francisco’s gas ban on new buildings could prompt statewide action

The vote adds San Francisco to the growing list of nearly 40 California cities to pass such ordinances since Berkeley’s historic ban in July 2019.