Past Issues

Vol. 27 Issue 9


Get to know Gen Z, the latest generation to join the workforce

Gen Z is the demographic cohort after the millennials (aka Generation Y). There is not a hard start or stop date to define the cohort known as Generation Z, but many demographers use birth years from the mid-1990s to mid-2000s.

This cohort is currently entering the workforce and will impact the way we conduct business for decades to come. (more…)

Senior services boom: Wide range of businesses cater to aging population

The numbers are staggering—but so, too, are the opportunities.

Baby boomers—Americans aged 55 to 75—number anywhere from 75 million to 83 million in the U.S. Generation X, which is the next younger group at ages 38 to 53, includes 61 million to 65 million people. In the next few years, most of them will be seniors or caring for seniors.

Businesses that are ready and waiting to cater to the needs of seniors will be in high demand. (more…)

Chicken N Pickle: Entrepreneurs plan to expand with unique concept

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, so it should be no surprise that Chicken N Pickle has expansion plans of its own.

The owners of the North Kansas City hotspot broke ground on their second location in May in Wichita, but the expansion won’t stop there. Kellen Mumm, vice president of business development, said the company could have as many as 10 locations within three years.

“We’re going to ramp up quickly,” he said. (more…)

Ripple Glass: Passion for recycling fuels expansion

If you use food and beverage products that come in glass, “Ben” hopes you will help feed the big purple bins throughout the Kansas City area.

“Ben” is the purple winged bottle mascot of Ripple Glass, the area’s recycler of glass products with purple containers across the metro and beyond. In 2017, the company celebrated recycling its 1 billionth bottle, and next year, Ripple will mark its 10th anniversary. (more…)

Smart Strategies: 10 steps to closing a sale

Closing the sale is the most requested topic clients ask for in coaching, yet it should be a simple step for building your business.

Most entrepreneurs start a business because they have an idea for something the market needs. So why does selling that product seem to be the most daunting task? (more…)


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