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In Business: John Harris Body Shop

Posted by: Andrew Van on Friday, March 13, 2020
John Harris Body Shops was founded in 1975 by John Harris, Jr. with a flagship store on Stadium Road in Columbia, SC. Through hard work and a strong belief in giving back to his community, John Jr., grew to three shops in the immediate area and in ...

COVID-19, Human Resources, Small Business and You

Posted by: Leslie Hayes on Friday, March 6, 2020
COVID-19 dominates newsrooms across America right now, and if you are like most people, you are wondering what is true, when to worry and what to do – especially in your business. As an outsourced HR Director, I work with businesses large and ...

In Business: Salons by JC

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Salons by JC continues to grow at an aggressive pace within the salon suite industry. A leader in the beauty franchise world, Salons by JC welcomed its 100th location in November 2019, in Greenville, South Carolina. Owners, Wayne Kosbe and Rick ...

Leadership Greenville State Government Day

Posted by: Tami Miller on Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The classes of Leadership Greenville and Leadership Charleston came together for a collaborative learning experience at the State Capitol in Columbia. In recent years as part of the Leadership Greenville experience, we have expanded the ...

Out with the Old, In with the New: REAL ID

Posted by: Jauntavia Prather on Thursday, February 13, 2020
The REAL I.D. Act will soon bring major changes to the way South Carolina residents travel and access federal installations. For residents seeking entrance to military bases, federal buildings requiring identification, and air travel, they will need ...

Changing the Narrative Around Tokenism

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Admit it, the title made you cringe. It also made you click on this link. The word “token” is almost a taboo word. It’s a word people don’t like to be called. Tokenism is a concept organizations fear being accused of. But ...

My Chamber Story: Clay Davenport, CresCom Bank

Posted by: Clay Davenport on Tuesday, February 11, 2020
When I entered the workforce upon graduating from Lander University in 2011, I knew very little about the Chamber of Commerce or how important connecting with other business leaders could be for your career. I moved to Columbia, SC and was ...

In Business: Stretch Zone

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Monday, February 10, 2020
Now open in Greenville! Stretch Zone is the first and largest franchisor in the stretching industry and the only company that combines its proprietary Stretch Zone Method with the patented Stretch Zone Stabilization System to improve consumers ...

In Business: Stretch Lab

Posted by: Rionne Ridgeway on Friday, February 7, 2020
StretchLab offers a variety of one-on-one personalized stretching services including a 25-minute stretch that concentrates on the client’s current stretching needs, as well as a 50-minute head-to-toe deep stretch that addresses all major ...

7 Ways Leadership Can Support D&I

Posted by: Dr. Nika White on Monday, February 3, 2020
A big reason I do the work I do is for people to see Diversity and Inclusion as a leadership function and not just as a ‘nice-to-have’ on the side. So many people see Diversity and Inclusion as the work of the people who carry the ...
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