Entrepreneurial pitches provide great motivation

March 2013
Corridor Business Journal;3/18/2013, Vol. 9 Issue 33, p16
The article offers information on the Dream Big Grow Here contest and the John Pappa-john Iowa Business Plan Competition for entrepreneurs and small business owners in Iowa, and presents the Employment Outlook survey by ManpowerGroup Inc. related to employment in the construction industry.


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