Author Archives: Katie McCune

Time valuation: Are All the Things You Do Really Worth Your Time?




I recently just completed staining my deck.  I have never stained a deck, but I have lots of experience with wood working projects, including painting and staining, and I thought, “how hard could this really be” and “It won’t take me that long.  I could get it done in one day.” After a cumulative of […]

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5 Tips On How To Stay Focused in Your Office




Whether you work from home, or have a designated office space outside of your home, it can be hard to stay focused and productive throughout the work day.  Here are just a few tips we wanted to share with you to help you maximize your productivity! 1. Drink some coffee or tea in the morning- […]

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Columbia Businesses and Marketing




Did you know that there was a recent survey conducted on how small businesses in Columbia, MO conduct their marketing efforts?  It may provide you some great insight to see what others are doing in Columbia and how it works for them. Here is the full report from the survey:  http://columbiabusinesstimes.com/25107/2015/01/25/columbia-business-marketing-health-report/ It is great to see that […]

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Columbia, MO Office Space- The Buttonwood Business Center Advantage




Are you a small business owner looking for office space to rent in Columbia, MO?  You have come to the right place! The Buttonwood Business Center has many advantages over traditional office space.  Here are just a few examples: 1. Your monthly rent agreement is all-inclusive.  You don’t have to worry about scheduling or contracting […]

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BBC Sponsoring “It Takes a Heart to be a Hero”




The Buttonwood Business Center is proud to announce that we are sponsoring Aidan Moore in the “It Takes a Heart to be a Hero” Campaign! Below, Aidan shares his involvement in the campaign: “I’m joining millions of others to help save lives with the American Heart Association! At my school, I’m learning how I can […]

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5 Online Resources for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners




Being an entrepreneur or a small business owner can be challenging.  Not only can it be long hours, but you  are exposed to so many different aspects of business- loans, legal issues, tax issues, marketing, etc.- that sometimes it is hard to know even where to start.  In fact, it’s overwhelming to think about all […]

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Small Businesses and Websites: Why you need to be searchable on the Web.




Did you know that 97% of today’s consumers search online for products and services? That is an outstanding statistic! What’s equally mind blowing is that only 50% of small businesses at best actually have a website.  Wow.  For those small businesses out there that don’t have a website, you’re missing out on a huge part of […]

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“You Need To Be A Little Crazy”… A Reflection on Starting a Business in Today’s Economy




As an aspiring entrepreneur, one might turn to entrepreneurial and how-to books to do research and figure out just how crazy you might be to start your own business. It’s funny that I should mention being crazy because there is a book called You Need To Be A Little Crazy: The truth about starting and […]

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Small Business Saturday




Did you know the Saturday after Black Friday is Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday was created only 4 years ago to honor, celebrate, and support small businesses around days that mainly benefit “big box retail,” i.e. Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Small businesses are essential to the economy of our nation.  In fact, here […]

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BBC’s Sponsorship of the American Family Rodeo Association




This year, the Buttonwood Business Center sponsored the AFRA (American Family Rodeo Association) member Andrew Weber at the Boone County Fairgrounds OCTOBER 3RD & 4TH . He is a 10 year old Bull Rider from Harrisburg, MO. It is his 1st year of competition and he did very well! He is looking forward to next season! View our photos […]

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