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  • Cultivating Entrepreneurial Culture

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 22, 2014
    What does an entrepreneurial community look like? What is the makeup of entrepreneurial culture? The answer to these questions provides the framework for an entrepreneur-focused economic development strategy and a more entrepreneurial community
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  • Take Care of Your Business by Taking Care of Your Health

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 17, 2014
    Staying healthy is no easy task, but of key importance for the small business owner. Find out a realistic approach here.
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  • Youth Entrepreneurs Alumna Zips Up Success on ABC's Shark Tank

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 15, 2014
    In 2003, as a Topeka High School student, Betsy (Wanless) Johnson took theYouth Entrepreneurs yearlong class as an elective just like nearly 12,000 other students have.
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  • How to Write a Business Plan

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 10, 2014
    A plan in your head is good. A plan on paper is even better. Writing a business plan doesn't have to be intimidating or complicated.
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  • Is Setting Up Your Retirement Still on Your 'to do' List?

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 08, 2014
    Starting up a new business has a lot of 'to do's'. Some are immediate, others have no set deadlines. When it comes to setting up a retirement plan, leaving it on your 'to do' list may impact when you will be able to retire and with how much. In this blog series, we will be reviewing three retirement plans every entrepreneur should know.
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  • Multitasking is a Relic

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 03, 2014
    Multitasking is not doing two things at once, it is switching back and forth between two things, with a certain amount of lag time with each switch. The more tasks juggled at the same time, the more time gets wasted.
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  • Where Startup Money Comes From

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 02, 2014
    Venture Beat tells the real story of where startups find money.
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  • The Big Deal about Word of Mouth

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Apr 01, 2014
    Word of mouth can be a pretty powerful way of getting your business out there. Here are some important outlines and steps to help get your business into the Word of Mouth game.
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  • How to Create A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Mar 27, 2014
    The Kauffman Foundation has released their newest addition to the popular “Sketchbook” web video series. The video titled “Wizard of Fundz” features Slava Rubin, founder and chief executive of the popular crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. In the video Mr. Rubin discusses how to make a crowdfunding campaign successful plus tips for making a great campaign video.
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  • What if Your Product is YOU?

    Posted by Kate Hodel on Mar 25, 2014
    See what works when launching a start-up where you’re selling your knowledge and skills as a consultant.
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