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Bait Matters: Catch more customers by learning who they are and what they want

After a 45-year career, Jack was ready for retirement. More time for vacations and the occasional nap. More time with the grandkids. And, finally, time for new hobbies like fishing. Jack always enjoyed hearing his buddies’ fishing stories and loved the idea of a little solitude out in nature. His extensive work travel and house projects just never seemed to leave much time for those weekends at the lake or…

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Down To Earth Services, Green Thumb Gardens: Business in bloom

William Gibson spent his early career running a traditional lawn and landscape business. But in 2013, the entrepreneur decided to risk it all. Gibson sold his old business and followed his dream. He and his wife opened an environmentally-friendly Kansas City lawn care and landscape business, Down to Earth Services. The business designs, installs and maintains native plants.   (more…)

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Bee Organized: Advisers help owners streamline to franchise

Former stay-at-home moms Kristen Christian and Lisa Foley started their home-organization business Bee Organized after realizing that the inflexible hours of a corporate job wouldn’t work for their families. Three years later, the entrepreneurs have turned Bee Organized into a thriving business. They have franchise operations in Dallas, San Francisco and Oklahoma City. The business owners employ 17 part-time employees – many are stay-at-home moms in need of flexible hours…

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Margaret’s Place: Advisers teach owner to ‘think like a CEO’

When Patricia McCreary opened Margaret’s Place Adult Recreation and Wellness Center in 2016, she knew how to make her facility stand out. Right down to its name, McCreary wanted to strike a different chord than a typical adult day center. Margaret’s Place offers nutritious, farm-to-table meals. It’s clean and sanitized three times a day. But above all else, it encourages clients to engage by offering fun, fulfilling activities including in…