Business Growth: Start-Up

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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…

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the pitch: Kristen Kogl

the product Durable and Environmentally Friendly Dental Floss Holder the entrepreneur Kristen Kogl Senior, Washburn University “It takes a large amount of will, time, flexibility, knowledge, and guts to think…

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the pitch

Photos by David Vincent On the surface, dental floss, ice cream cones and guitars may seem completely unrelated.  However, they do have something in common.  They all serve as inspiration…

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the pitch: Mark Feuerborn & Kaleb Marconette

the product Personalized Cigar Box Guitars the entrepreneurs Mark Feuerborn Sophomore, Washburn University Kaleb Marconette Senior, Washburn University “I’ve used one of my cigar box guitars to record with my…