Articles from September 2023

Kyle Krause with Dean Amy Kristof-Brown

Tippie to honor Kyle J. Krause with Schmidt Business Leadership Award

Friday, September 29, 2023
Kyle J. Krause, founder & CEO of Krause Group, will receive the Oscar C. Schmidt Iowa Business Leadership Award from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.
2023 Tippie Alumni of the Year Nicole Johnston and Cheryl Davenport

2 minutes with Tippie's Alumni of the Year

Monday, September 25, 2023
Get to know Tippie Alum of the Year Nicole Johnston (BBA94) and Tippie Young Alum of the Year Cheryl Davenport (BBA05).
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Inflation wiped out Iowans' wage increases last year

Friday, September 22, 2023
Despite wage bumps for local workers last year, inflation wiped out any monetary gains for Des Moines households, according to new U.S. Census data.
Harvard Business Review

5 types of stories leaders need to tell

Nick Westergaard in Harvard Business Review on why storytelling is an important leadership skill, and how executives who want to succeed should master five types of narrative: vision, values, action, teaching, and trust stories.
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Those motivational posters may be doing just the opposite

Friday, September 22, 2023
Tippie's Ken Brown says motivational posters with inspirational messages that adorn many of our workplace walls often do little to motivate or inspire employees.
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Break room posters: Motivational or mockable?

Monday, September 18, 2023
They decorate the walls of break rooms across America—lush, awe-inspiring brightly-colored photos of landscapes or athletes or wildlife, with pithy nuggets of wisdom urging us to make the most out of life. But do break room motivational posters actually work?
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Tippie ranked top 25 public business school nationally, best in Iowa by U.S. News & World Report

Monday, September 18, 2023
The Tippie College of Business remains one of the top 25 public undergraduate business schools in the country and among the top 10 percent overall in the latest U.S. News and World Report college rankings.
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Facebook parent Meta donates new virtual reality headsets to Tippie

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Students in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business will soon be able to learn using the latest cutting-edge immersive technology thanks to a donation of virtual reality (VR) headsets from Meta, the parent company of Facebook.
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Des Moines insurance innovation leader is new Tippie risk management and insurance director

Monday, September 11, 2023
Jim Lewis, a longtime leader in insurance innovation, is the new executive director of Tippie's Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance.
Jeremy Gosch

How to: Hy-Vee

Friday, September 8, 2023
Hy-Vee's Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Gosch (BBA97) is a planner and an optimist. And he loves pie. See all of Gosch's answers to Tippie's this/or/that questionnaire.