Funding Economic Development Paul Byrne PhD

Funding Economic Development

Paul Byrne, PhD Assistant Professor of Economics Washburn University School of Business Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie This fall Shawnee County residents will have the opportunity to vote on extending…

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M-Tech

Education Linked to a Career By Kathy Webber It seems more often people are getting educated, but not finding a job to use that education.   The Kansas Department of Commerce…

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Last Word: Sterbenz

Doug Sterbenz Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Westar Energy Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie What is your role at Westar?  As the chief operating officer, I am responsible…

Business Insider Larry Johnson

Business Insider: Larry Johnson

Owner of Bowser-Johnson Funeral Chapel By Karen Roth Ridder Larry Johnson chose his profession at a young age. He grew up living next door to Gains and Sons Funeral Home…

Maximizing Profits

Maximizing Profits

Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie Q. How do I maximize the profits in my business? A. I love to ask small business owners the question, “How profitable should you be?” …

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Medicare

Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie Happy Birthday!  “Oh My, “ I am having a birthday and turning 65! How can this be? I remember when my parents turned age 65!…

Get Organized

Get Organized

Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie Q. My office is a mess. How will I ever get organized? A. Some projects are so overwhelming that we can feel paralyzed. Here are…

Kelly Lippand and Amber Gentry

Tech Trends

Photo by Megan Rogers Photographie Q. What are the tech trends that my company should be considering? A. Below are top system architecture trends that help businesses remain competitive, protect…

The Heart of the Entrepreneur

The Heart of an Entrepreneur – Melissa Patterson

The Heart of an Entrepreneur Melissa Patterson Patterson Family Childcare Center By Karen Roth Ridder Melissa Patterson’s start as an entrepreneur came as a toddler on Granny’s knee. She has…

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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…