Past Issues

Vol. 22 Issue 3

More Tips for Navigating City Hall

No two cities do things precisely the same way, but Barbara Millard, who teaches entrepreneurship at Johnson County Community College, has some basic “rules of the road” for business owners who are taking their first steps into City Hall.  (more…)

The Key to City Hall

Dealing with permits, zoning, inspections—it’s one of a business owner’s biggest headaches. But more cities are trying to make it easier to wrestle with all the red tape. (more…)

Becoming a Person of Influence

Every year, Time magazine publishes its list of the 100 most influential people. The 2012 edition included names like Apple CEO Tim Cook, actress Viola Davis, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and 97 others who have made a major impact on the world.

It’s easy to think that “being influential” is only for the famous, but that’s not true. Everyone has influence. (more…)

Taking the Next STEP

Becoming an exporter can feel like an impossible goal for many small business owners. But an innovative federal program is making it easier for more companies to take that next big STEP. (more…)


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