Monthly Archives: August 2009

Yes, in fact, we can.

One of the things I like best about my “job” is getting to know the owners behind all the successful businesses in Kansas City. They are energetic, passionate, intelligent and also very giving. And, although their stories are as diverse … Continue reading

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Seen on a Billboard

Usually when I’m driving or walking, I get very lost in thought and focused on what’s directly in front of me. But yesterday as I was driving south on I-35 coming out of the downtown loop, a very simple billboard … Continue reading

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Another Loan Program

Even as loans being made through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s no-interest ARC loan program are trickling through – only $36.8 million of the $225 million allocated has been disbursed – the U.S. Small Business Administration is expanding its microloan … Continue reading

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A Healthy, Health Care Debate

The national dialogue over health care reform is becoming increasingly shrill and polarized. Opponents and advocates of current bills are squaring off, and town halls are turning into shouting matches. It’s as if whoever can scream the loudest wins. The … Continue reading

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