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Greater Des Moines (DSM) is a vibrant, growing region. Read the latest news, statistics and buzzworthy information about DSM on our blog.

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Mentorship and Moving Your Business Forward

May 17, 2019

Learn how to prepare for mentorship and how to listen and be coachable.

Planning the Creative Youth Art & Music Festival in DSM

May 16, 2019

Erica Benson, co-creator of the Creative Youth Collective discusses producing a new youth art and music festival.

How Biking to Work Benefits Businesses

May 13, 2019

Biking to work has the potential to benefit the DSM business community.

Understanding Financial Literacy is the Key to Young Professional Success

May 10, 2019

Learning how to navigate financial stressors will keep you from swimming in debt.

Family Finds Work/Life Balance in DSM

May 10, 2019

Family moves to Des Moines and finds that work/life balance is encouraged.

A DSM Fellowship Program Fellow Applauds Opportunities in DSM

May 9, 2019

Sarah Schalm discusses the networking advantages of working and living in DSM.

DMDC Celebrates 40 Years of Advocacy

May 8, 2019

Business leaders travel from DSM to DC to present the federal policy agenda in DMDC's 40th year.

What Small Business Owners Should Stop Doing to Stay Sane

May 6, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) gives examples of why and how small business should stop doing four specific things.

Episode 25: From the Military to the Startup World

May 3, 2019

Dwolla's Travis Ensley discusses his journey from the Navy to the world of startups.

Know Your Customers: What Motivates Buying Decisions

May 2, 2019

Understanding intellect and emotion as motivators is key to finding success and increasing sales.