Past Issues

Vol. 23 Issue 4

3 Areas to Spring-Clean in Your Business

It only takes a couple of warm days to get a serious case of spring fever, and if you live in the Midwest, you got a good taste of it recently. The birds are chirping, the air smells different, and even though Old Man Winter probably isn’t completely gone, we know the seasons are changing. (more…)

Watch Your Language

“Watch your thoughts,” wrote Chinese philosopher Lao Tsu, “for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions.” 

It’s good advice if your sales have plateaued. If you hear yourself or others making statements like these, it’s time to refine your sales process. (more…)

Are Microloans Right For You?

As small business owners, we are constantly bombarded with lending options through advertising, articles, emails and people we meet at just about every event we attend. It can be a daunting, time-consuming process to assess what products might be advantageous to our business.  (more…)

Overcoming Perceived Obstacles

Creative thinkers and entrepreneurial minds will often have many random thoughts rush in and out of their minds. Then, every so often, a thought or idea will come along and linger, knocking at their sense of imagination and driving curiosity of the potential to create positive change. (more…)

April Calendar


Women’s Employment Network Annual Luncheon

The annual Women’s Employment Network Luncheon brings together supporters, volunteers and professionals to celebrate the brave women in our community who have worked to overcome great obstacles. Funds raised through the luncheon will help ensure women in the community receive the training and support they need. Sheraton Crown Center, 2345 McGee St., Kansas City, Mo. 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. $75.
INFORMATION/REGISTRATION » (816) 595-1297 or (more…)

True Brew

Coffee is more than a beloved beverage to Kansas City coffee roaster Bo Nelson, co-founder of Thou Mayest Coffee, which this spring will open its first retail coffee shop to complement its wholesale business. (more…)

Kids Say the Most Tweetable Things

Every parent has experienced it.

A child says something so cute that Mom and Dad can’t wait to share it with others.

Mom, apples have apple juice in them.

Daddy, my truck is broken. It needs a Band-Aid.

Mommy, look, the moon is on. (more…)


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