Best Practices

AKSourceLink: Develop Your Mantra, Not Your Mission

Can you articulate your company’s mission statement on cue? Would you be able to pick out your company mission statement from a list of several mission statements? If I had to guess, I would bet probably not. So why do companies still place so much emphasis on mission statements? Read on to discover why entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki’s believes company focus should be shifted off of a mission statement and onto a mantra.

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Arkansas SourceLink: Resource for Finding Tech Reporter Contact Info

Would you like to find press coverage for your business but having a hard time? Aaron Harris from ARKSourceLink has a few ways to help get you started.

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KCSourceLink: Know Your Credit

Managing your credit score can make a significant difference in your "bankability."

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NetWork Kansas: Women Empowered by Entrepreneurship - Interview with Wendy Veach

While there is a wealth of educational information for business startups and traditional businesses, rural business owners, like many less traditional business owners have long been neglected. A Kansas university pioneered an innovative program targeted at rural business owners and one of the voices leading that charge is Wendy Veatch, director of outreach programming for the Center for Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University. As a woman and entrepreneurship expert, Veatch has seen first hand how entrepreneurship can empower marginalized populations, from rural residents to minorities to women.

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SoMNSourceLink: MOOC’s Provide Free Learning Opportunities

Learn about college-level courses now available for anyone to enroll in, free, online.

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