A Day At AHA

Copy of Copy of MythArkansas Capital loves showcasing outstanding local businesses, so when the recent opportunity to host a booth at the Arkansas Hospitality Association Vendor Showcase and Convention arose, we knew we had to take it. With our connections to some of the most incredible food and drink businesses in the market, the Arkansas Capital booth was sure to be a hit – and we were right. Continue reading

The Importance of Artwork in Your Office Space

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Outfitting a new office is an exciting time for any startup or small business. Choosing desks, computers, chairs, printers, break room appliances and other equipment often consumes most of the office set up decisions, but there is one important aspect of office preparation that is all too often overlooked: art. While some may consider it an extra expense, the right art on the walls of your business can be a powerful tool in increasing productivity, connecting with customers and helping your business grow into a healthy, thriving company. Here’s how:
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Why All Small Businesses Should Give Back

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Large businesses often gain publicity for the large amounts of money and manpower they are able to donate to charitable causes. Giant checks with an eye-popping number of zeros at the end, huge work days where thousands of employees donate time to a local charity or nonprofit … it all seems too great for a startup or small business to match. But regardless how much you have to give, you’d be surprise the impact that giving back to charity can have on both your business and community. Here are a few things you can expect to happen if you donate your time, money and resources to a cause you’re passionate about.
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Serving Food and Seizing Opportunity: A Few Favorite Little Rock Restaurants

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Dubbed the “Industry of Opportunity” by the National Restaurant Association, American restaurants are the second largest private-sector employer in the country and provide some of the highest job satisfaction rates of any industry. In fact, 9 out of 10 industry workers believe restaurants provide opportunity for those who want to succeed based on their hard work. Plenty of Arkansans are taking advantage of this unrivaled opportunity to both serve our community delicious food and build their own success. Here are three of our favorites:
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3 Off-the-Wall Business Ideas That Actually Worked

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Some people spend years agonizing over a business idea before turning it into a reality, and then there are those entrepreneurs that are struck with a crazy notion and just go with it. While some of these off-the-wall ideas inevitably tank, some turn out to be perfectly, insanely brilliant. Read on for three of our favorites:
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Shared Services Center – Fort Smith Expansion

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Shared Services Center – Fort Smith, a provider of business office support functions for hospitals and healthcare facilities, will expand their presence in Fort Smith’s Phoenix Center. As part of the expansion, the company is increasing personnel to accommodate increased growth.
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The 4 Qualities That Make Introverts Great Entrepreneurs

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When the term “introvert” is used to describe someone, a person quietly – and intentionally – tucked away and wrapped up in his or her own little world typically comes to mind. While this image may not be untrue, it only depicts a small portion of the introvert’s life, and most certainly doesn’t highlight the many strengths and abilities that go hand in hand with being introverted. For example, did you know that introverts often make great leaders and incredible entrepreneurs? Here’s why:
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