Issues: Vol. 28 Issue 1

ScaleUP! Kansas City, Sponsored Posts, Success Stories

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…

Law

Smart strategies: An employment law outlook for 2019

Some issues on the minds of lawmakers could affect your business. With the midterm elections over, we can now sit back and evaluate – at least with a bit more clarity – what 2019 will hold for employers. Employers will need to pay attention to several issues that are likely to be addressed at both the federal and state levels. (more…)

Tech

Smart strategies: 5 ways to hack-proof your company smartphone

Since the introduction of the smartphone, developers have created apps — hundreds of apps — that allow most entrepreneurs to control almost every aspect of their business: email, CRM, accounting, social media … the list is endless.   With the rise of the popularity of smartphones, hackers have turned their attention away from computers and now focus on hijacking mobile devices and the accounts associated with them. (more…)

Big Influence, Success Stories

Meyer Music: Band of Angels plays to company’s strengths

Meyer Music was founded more than 50 years ago by two educators, Ted and Betty Meyer, who believed that music education is critical to a child’s development. Today, the company’s three locations offer private music lessons and instrument sales or rentals for musically inclined students. As school districts have cut arts funding, Meyer Music saw an opportunity to step in. In partnership with Fox4 News, it collects monetary donations and…