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Optimistic Entrepreneurs

02/28/2018 At their 9th annual State of Entrepreneurship Address in Washington, D.C., the Kauffman Foundation released the results of its national survey of more than 2,000 entrepreneurs.  In a mixed review of the economy, the study shows that 55 percent… more

KC Rising: We Have Our Work Cut Out

02/28/2018 In a building filled with masterpieces, hundreds of business leaders gathered to brainstorm on their own work in progress:  Kansas City.  Packed inside the Atkins Auditorium inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, leaders from across the city and across… more

Monday Get Ahead

02/26/2018 A Kansas City law firm is going global while a Kansas City staple is about to release a national survey.  Time to catch up and get ahead with what's happening this week: GOING GLOBAL Ingrams:  Bryan Cave LLP announces… more

Bryan Cave to Merge with Berwin Leighton Paisner

02/26/2018 One of Kansas City's top area law firms is changing its name and going global.  A vote by the partnerships confirmed that in early April, Bryan Cave LLP will merge with U.K.-based Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) LLP to become… more

H&R Block Names New HR Head

Tiffany Scalzitti Monroe is now the new Chief People Officer for H&R Block.  According to the press release, Monroe will oversee all the human resources functions of the tax company "such as organizational and performance management, talent development, and ensuring… more

Kauffman Foundation to Release National Survey

On Wednesday, February 28th, the Kauffman Foundation is set to release its national survey of more than 2,000 entrepreneurs in conjunction with the State of Entrepreneurship address in Washington D.C.   An early tweet sent out today by the organization says… more

For the Weekend Warriors

From indictments, to hemp to a generous thank you from one of our loyal readers, there's a lot to take in from this week.  We break down what to take with you, what to prepare for next week and where… more

The Case for Hemp

02/23/2018 When you hear the word hemp, what's the immediate thought that comes into your head?  For many, they think of pot.  Joe Bisogno, founder of Mr. Goodcents, thinks industry.  Bisogno went to Topeka earlier this month to talk to… more

Heroes in Healthcare Alum Takes on New Role

One of our former Heroes in Healthcare honorees has just taken on a big role in the nursing field.  Janie Schumaker ('09) was just named the Executive Director of the Board of Certification for Emergency Nurses. When she was profiled… more

Thursday: What you missed

02/22/2018 This afternoon was hit with potentially the two biggest headlines of the week in politics while one of the biggest nosedives in the stock market will caution you about updating your product. NATIONAL POLITICS--TODAY'S BIG STORIES Ingram's:  Gov. Greitens… more