Business Growth: Business

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INCENTIVIZING BUSINESS

By Kathy Webber Photos by Megan Rogers In 2014 voters approved a measure that would extend the countywide half-cent sales tax through December 2032.  The sales tax, managed by the…

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10 Years In Review: 2006-2016

By Kathy Webber  This year marks TK Business Magazine’s 10th year in production, so we decided to take a look at what Topeka’s business community has experienced over the past 10…

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High Profit Margin Businesses

By Michael Hooper Frank Sabatini, a longtime Topeka businessman, once told me that an entrepreneur should find a good business and then duplicate it in other markets. At one time,…

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Location Selection

By Bryon Schlosser President and Owner Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair American Home, and Griffith & Blair Commercial. In these times of virtual offices and virtual storefronts, it is possible for…

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Think Like Your Customer

Written by Kelly Pierce, Chief Marketing Officer at Advisors Excel To achieve excellence, it’s about more than just putting your customers first. It’s about putting yourself in your customer’s place. I…

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Business Fundamentals of Golf

By Steve McDonald First Tee of Shawnee County Many of the best business entrepreneurs are not only avid golfers, but are also skilled at the art of advancing a business…

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Building a Legacy

By Lisa Loewen The very definition of the term legacy implies a bequest from one generation to the next. For parents, leaving a legacy may mean offering their children an…

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Tame The Beast Known As Ineffective Meetings

By Bob & Carol Boncella Washburn University The beast of “ineffective meetings” lurks within every organization, business or foundation. It is standard operating procedure for businesses to schedule meetings on…

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Planning with the end in mind

By Jeremy Graber, Partner Foulston Siefkin LLP What would happen to your business if you were unexpectedly gone tomorrow? Consider the following all-too-common scenario: Jack and Jill own and operate their…

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Business Hall of Fame: Andrew Corbin

By Lisa Loewen Photos by Rachel Lock Photography “I am only as good as the people I surround myself with. I am lucky to work with talented, driven people who…