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Why your company culture is important & how to make it great

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When it comes to building a business, one of the most frequently overlooked elements is fostering a positive company culture. For startups, both big and small, company culture is an element of the business that affects everything from the employees you hire and customers you attract to the business' branding and vision for the future…  read more

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Here’s what the 7 corporations presented at KC Reverse Pitch

REvPitch-Red-199x300 November 24, 2014 by

Last Thursday seven corporate leaders put on their best sales presentations for the Kansas City entrepreneurial community as part of Reverse Pitch, put on by KCnext. Taking the stage at the KC Chamber Board Room in Union Station were Cisco, Adknowledge, Pinsight Media+, BATS, Assurant, Perceptive Software and Black & Veatch.  read more

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Our productive time is capped, so let’s get better at saying “No” more often

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(Guest post by Matthew Paulson) I simply tried to do too many things at once. I thought I was helping people by saying “Yes” to everybody, but I was really doing them a disservice because I wasn’t doing anything well. I was doing a lot of things poorly. I had no margin in my life and areas of my life that should be important were taking a backseat to less important things.  read more

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