Monthly Archives: September 2011

Kansas City’s Entrepreneurial Score Card Boasts Big League Hits

After months of input from business and community leaders, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce recently rolled out its “Big 5” lineup. One of the five ideas is “The Making of America’s Most Entrepreneurial City.” Even before that announcement, … Continue reading

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A Center for the City

While opening night of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts may have been a night for Kansas City’s well to do, donors, out-of-town dignitaries and others with connections, on Sunday the Center belonged to the people of Kansas City. … Continue reading

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Labor Day 2011 Snapshots

Labor Day 2011 is a bit bittersweet. As we remember American workers, let’s not forget the more than 9 percent of our population who are out of a job. Even with the high unemployment rate, there are quite a few … Continue reading

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Greater KC Chamber Rolls Out “Big 5”

I just returned from the Liberty Memorial, where the Greater Kansas City Chamber unveiled the BIG 5 Ideas. Leading up to today’s announcement, the Chamber held several meetings, including a number of “No Bad Ideas” meetings where ideas were solicited … Continue reading

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