Business Growth: Start-Up

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the INTERSECTION: Business & Government

By ALY VAN DYKE Director of Media Relations, City of Topeka Meeting and communicating with the City’s Planning Department before, during and after you select your brick and mortar site…

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The Relationship Between Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Three inter-related concepts that each business owner should know and use. PART 1 of a 4-Part Series on Entrepreneurship By DR. DAVID PRICE Every business wants to stay ahead of…

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Regret

By Tara Dimick Regrets are the lost moments—The “could haves” and “should haves.” The things you never want to look back on and know you missed an opportunity or made…

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Living a Limitless Life

7 STEPS FOR LIVING A LIMITLESS LIFE STEP 1: Get in the mindset When you wake up each day, set yourself up for success. If you enjoy a chaotic morning…

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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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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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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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10 Things You Didn’t Know Our Library Offered

By Desmond R. Henry (Here’s my moment of truth) Prior to a few years ago, I had maybe stepped into our Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library a handful of times.  However,…

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the pitch: Brista Robinson

the product Potato Chip Ice Cream Cone the entrepreneur Brista Robinson Senior, Washburn University the consultants Christina Forman LeighAnn Defendorf “I thought, ‘why can’t I have sweet and salty with…