Issues: Vol. 29 Issue 1

Business Administration

Are You Taking Care of Business?

“Why does running a business have to get in the way of doing business?” At On Point Business Administration, we’ve heard this from business owners countless times. They are frustrated with routine, but important, business administration efforts like governance, risk management and compliance. In the years that we’ve worked with business owners, there haven’t been many who enjoy taking care of every detail behind running their business. Let’s face it:…

Advertising, Branding

Women on the Brand Wagon

March 8 marks the start of International Women's Week, so we’re celebrating the women who have forged a path in the world of branding and advertising, those who cut through bias and have proved that through equality, we can achieve great things. There are many women out there who have advanced the field of marketing, and I salute them all wherever they are. I’ve chosen to celebrate these particular women…

Accounting

Hiring vs Outsourcing Your Accounting

Entrepreneurs and small business owners often wear many hats, especially when first starting a business. As the leader of a business, you have to be the brains and brawn of the entire operation, including human resources, customer service, inventory, production, quality control, sales and accounting. It’s a lot to juggle, and as your business grows, you will start to outsource to professionals or hire for many of these positions so…

KC Entrepreneurs, Success Stories

Turning Tech Trash into Treasure

Local firm meets market demand by making old things new again. The Big Deal Bell has been ringing a lot lately at Stallard Technologies Inc. (STI) in Overland Park, Kan. The bell, mounted in the heart of the technology hardware company’s headquarters, is a rallying point for employees and executives when new customers join the firm’s growing roster of clients in 49 states and 100 countries worldwide. And the company…