Business Growth: Business

Mark Reinert

The Seventh Cure for a Lean Purse…

By Mark Reinert We have stepped way back in time to the ancient days of Babylon.  Arkad, the wealthy sage in George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon,” has shared…

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How can IT determine the optimal smartphone lifespan?

Smartphones don’t last forever. Here’s how organizations can determine their lifecycles to avoid security issues and keep smartphones functioning at peak performance. By Jack E. Gold Smartphone lifespans are increasing,…

Kristen Brunkow O'Shea

The Future of People in the Workplace

WE’VE ALL HEARD IT, the workplace is changing rapidly. What does this really mean? Johnny Taylor, CEO of Society for Human Resource Management, shows the different workplace eras: hunter-gatherer, agricultural, industrial,…

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The Heart of the Entrepreneur: Paradise Donuts

By KAREN RIDDER Photos by DAVID VINCENT DONUTS WERE NOT the first choice for entrepreneur Keith Berry, but they have been making him successful—and happy. The owner of Paradise Donuts at…

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Multilevel Marketing

By KATHY WEBBER Photos by EMMA HIGHFILL Over a lifetime, most people will come into contact one way or another with someone involved in a multilevel marketing business. Perhaps a…

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From Life to the Page

By ADAM VLACH Nothing makes the challenges of life a little less challenging than learning from those who have gone before us. The same, no doubt, can be said for the…

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I Am Topeka: Rich Tarwater, Tarwater Farm & Home Supply

By SHALYN MURPHY Photo by DAVID VINCENT Since opening in 1978, Tarwater Farm & Home Supply has made excellent customer service their first priority. This singular focus has steered the…

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I Am Topeka: Dr. Shekhar Challa, Kansas Medical Clinic

By SHALYN MURPHY Photo by DAVID VINCENT Serial entrepreneur Dr. Shekhar Challa approaches every potential business idea with two essential questions—Is there a need? Does it solve a problem? These…

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I Am Topeka: Marne & Eric Craver, Happy Basset Brewing Co.

By SHALYN MURPHY Photo by DAVID VINCENT When Eric Craver started brewing his own craft beer at age 19, little did he realize that he was actually brewin a future…

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Adapting to Taste: Blue Jazz Coffee Roasters

By JAMIE SLACK Photos by DAVID VINCENT THROUGHOUT HISTORY, human beings have needed to adapt to our environment to survive. Companies are much the same—adaptability is necessary to connect with current…