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Midlothian Independent School District Continues to See Growth

Based on a report by School District Strategies (SDS) on residential activity in the Midlothian Independent School District (MISD) during the fourth quarter of 2016, it’s clear that the district is still among the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex’s leading growth sectors. 

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The Psychological Secret to Building A Successful Business

Business leaders, MBAs, and entrepreneurs all have different ideas of what builds a strong, successful business. For most people, it's the idea—creating something unique that people feel inspired to be a part of. That is key to success.

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Why Midlothian: Founders Row

 

Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series. 

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Workplace Leadership: How to Inspire Your Employees

It’s long been said that happy employees are better employees. But is this really true?

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5 Ways to Promote Productivity in Your Workplace

In the world of business, productivity is essential to maintain growth and profits. While daily tasks, project management, and leadership development may take the majority of your focus, it’s important to not lose sight of productivity. This keeps both you and your employees on track. Creating a productive atmosphere requires little to no money, but can have a large impact on ROI. There’s no doubt that meeting deadlines efficiently and effectively avoids losing money to the alternative....

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Building a Better Culture: The Power of Autonomy and Happiness in Business Success

The business world is increasingly concerned with culture. From tech giants like Google to consumer product groups like Proctor & Gamble, companies are re-imagining and re-focusing their attention on their company culture and employees. But what is it that makes a great company culture? And why is it so important? Chances are if you ask any company with a top-rated culture, you’d get very different answers. Some are more conjecture than factual, but what all successful company cultures have...

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How Quality of Life and Location Impact Business Success

 

If downtown energy, fine dining and professional sports events strike you as quintessential quality-of-life perks, then Texas will never disappoint thanks to metros like Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

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Where Will Top Cities Dependent on Manufacturing Turn?

 

While the manufacturing and industrial labor markets are changing, they still remain a powerful force in the country. However as the industries evolve and cities face restraint, it leaves us wondering, where will they turn?

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Small City Vibe, Big City Resources

February 24, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

When choosing a job, a factor many employees consider is the quality of life in the region the job is located. For companies, this can be a major factor in selecting a site for relocation. In both cases, the factors that make up quality of life (e.g. recreation, local schools, safety, climate) do not always correlate with the resources and interests a big city holds. For many site selectors, this means seeking the best of both worlds, a big thriving city with great nearby resources for...

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Why Midlothian: Ennis, Inc.

February 24, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series.

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