Business Growth: Leadership

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Pardon me, but your slip is showing

Occasionally a slip-up can make your brand look bruised. More than one can make it smell rotten. Your competitors may find it as entertaining as a Marx Brothers sketch. You…

Mark Reinert

The Sixth Cure for a Lean Purse…

By Mark Reinert Previously, Arkad, the wealthy subject of George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” espoused the advantages of home ownership in his Fifth Cure.  His eager students were…

Doug Sterbenz

Anthony Bourdain Was Right

“If you sit down with people and just say, ‘Hey, what makes you happy? What’s your life like? What do you like to eat?’ more often than not, they will…

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YWCA Celebrating Women in Leadership

     In addition to honoring 34 women at the 30th Annual Leadership Luncheon, the YWCA of Northeast Kansas has selected four women of excellence from the last 30 years…

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YWCA 30th Anniversary Leader: BLANCHE PARKS

Blanche Parks District Governor Elect District Rotary 5710 District Governor Elect, Blanche Parks, joined the Downtown Topeka Rotary in 1999 and served as president in 2012. While President, the club raised…

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YWCA 30th Anniversary Leader: MICHELLE DE LA ISLA

Michelle De La Isla Mayor of the City of Topeka Diversity and Inclusion Representative at Westar Energy Born of humble beginnings in New York, Mayor De La Isla faced many…

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YWCA 30th Anniversary Leader: MARTHA BARTLETT PILAND

Martha Bartlett Piland President + CEO of MB Piland Advertising + Marketing Inventor of TRANSFORMOTION™ in a Box Author of “Culturing Creative” Martha Bartlett Piland, president + CEO, established MB…

Liz Steffen

YWCA 30th Anniversary Leader: LIZ STEFFEN

Liz Steffen Chief Financial Officer / Senior Vice President of IT for Envista Credit Union Liz Steffen is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of IT at Envista Credit…

Mark Reinert

The third cure for a lean purse…

By Mark Reinert Picking up where we left Arkad, the wealthy subject of George Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon,” the second of “The 7 cures for a lean purse”…

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Last Word: Mayor Michelle De La Isla

In January, Michelle De La Isla became the first Hispanic mayor of Topeka. She previously served on the Topeka City Council representing the District 5 council seat and as the…