4 Ways to Cut Costs Without Downsizing

Being a business owner often requires making tough calls, and downsizing is easily one of the hardest. You aren't just looking at the cost of an employee. You're deciding to end their career and potentially jeopardize the financial security of them and their family. For most employers, especially close-knit small businesses, downsizing is the absolute last resort. However, you also can't ignore the glaring problem of overspending or lost profit. In this case, there are some strategies you can try to help your business save money without having to let anyone go.



Students work on a Lego prototype during a session at Innovation Day Nov. 10 at the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute in Muncie. This was one of three innovative sessions that students engaged in for Global Entrepreneurship Week. Lila Fierek, DN
NEWS

Inaugural Innovation Day commences for Global Entrepreneurship Week

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute hosted the first annual Innovation Day, also known as  I-Day, in honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week. I-Day took place at Ball State’s Oakwood Building and included a series of events for high school students from the Muncie area. Students from Burris Laboratory School, Daleville Junior/Senior High School and Muncie Central High School took part in the event Nov. 10. 




Ball State University outside linebacker, Brandon Martin, tackles Western Illinois wide receiver, Dallas Daniels, in the third quarter in a game on September 2nd, 2021 at Scheumann Stadium. Kyle Atkisson, DN
FOOTBALL

3 takeaways from Ball State's loss to Northern Illinois

 Ball State Football fell short to Northern Illinois in a battle for the Bronze Stalk Trophy. The Huskies 30-29 win eliminated the Cardinals from contention in the Mid-American Conference Championship game. With two games remaining for Ball State, there is still a bowl game to play for. 







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