Business Growth: Start-Up

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You might be an entrepreneur if…

…You have ever stayed awake all night to complete a project because you wanted to. …Your spouse attends family functions, with your side of the family, without you. …You’ve ever…

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Inspiring Innovation

By Kathy Webber Photos by Kyle DeRodes Many would-be inventors and entrepreneurs have ideas that would be successful if only they had the resources to create them. Without the proper…

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Do It Anyways

By Tara Dimick In order for this editorial to make sense, you need a little background information first. I have always had a love of scary movies, and one line…

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The Shark Tank: Formula for Start-Up Success

Guest Writer & Infographic Designer: Ivan Serrano Every startup is looking for that magical formula that will bring them Bill Gates’ or Steve Jobs’ success, and some, like Bill Gates…

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Library Opens Maker Space

The Make-It Lab is all about creating with the right set of tools.  The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, a 2014 Star Library, a 2014 Top Innovator and a 21st Century library, is always improving…

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Business Start-Up Expert Advice

Q. I want to start my own business. Where do I begin? A. One of the first critical steps to take when making the leap to start your own business…

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Legal Expert

Expert Advice from Michael R. Munson, J.D., Partner at Gay, Riordan, Fincher, Munson, & Sinclair Law Firm Q. When should my business seek legal counsel? A. The time to get competent counsel is before…

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Building Minority Business Opportunities

By Karen Roth Ridder What does a business owner look like? Most in Topeka are still white males, but the opportunities for those with different ethnic, racial and gender identities…

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Escaping the Rut

By Tara Dimick Escaping the Rut I found myself working 70 hours a week just to lose money each month, but I had no strategies to change my scenario. I couldn’t…

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Success is Messy

By Tara Dimick   I recently saw the picture above and it made me smile as I considered my own journey over the past 15 years. No matter what you deem…