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Lawrence Business Hall of Fame 2022 Laureates Announced

 By Ashley Charest
Entrepreneurship

The 2022 Lawrence Business Hall of Fame Tribute Dinner celebrating Lawrence business leaders is being held on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at the DoubleTree by Hilton (Regency Ballroom). The reception will begin at 5:30 pm and the tribute dinner and awards begins at 6:15 pm.

The 2022 class includes: Marilyn Bittenbender, Heck Land Company; Richard Haig, Westside 66 Inc.; Roger Scott, Scott...

Survey: About One-Third of Teens May be in Financially Unhealthy Relationships; Seek Advice from Parents, who Also Struggle with Money

 By Ashley Charest
Financial Literacy

According to a new study by Junior Achievement (JA) and The Allstate Foundation, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. teenagers aged 13-18 (31%) have experienced unhealthy financial warning signs in a romantic relationship. Both teen girls and boys reported being prevented from going to school or work or being told what they could or could not...

2022 Topeka Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

 By Ashley Charest
Community Involvement

The 2022 Topeka Business Hall of Fame laureates were announced at a brunch on Tuesday, September 14. Four business leaders will join the Topeka Business Hall of Fame in March 2022. The 2022 laureates are Grant Cushinberry, posthumous; Vince Frye; Marvin Spees, Capitol City Oil; and Matt Strathman, Strathman...

Why Work Needs Meaning
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 By Jack E. Kosakowski
Corporate Responsibility

Much has been made in recent months about “The Great Resignation,” the tendency of young workers, primarily Millennials and Generation Z, to quit their jobs to pursue higher-paying, higher growth...

The Payoff Behind Time Management
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 By Hannah Henry
Work Readiness

From the start of life, we learn how to prioritize daily events. From waking up to dinner time to bedtime, we become accustomed to routines. Time management, or what some may say “personal management,” follows the same guidelines, only we adjust our day to fit the non-routine elements better. While this soft skill benefits children of all ages in their learning, it has the long-term impact of...

Back to School Survey

 By Ashley Charest
Community Involvement

A new survey of teens conducted for Junior Achievement by the research firm ENGINE Insights shows that nearly 2-in-5 (39%) feel that they are behind educationally because of the...

Qualities and Skills that Transfer to Entrepreneurial Success
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 By Hannah Henry
Entrepreneurship

Every parent wants their child to succeed. To find their "niche" where their personality and skills will pay off in the long run. Fortunately, there is a professional space that is full of possibility and innovation for...

Lawrence Area Looking for New Program Assistant

 By Ashley Charest
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement of Kansas is looking to hire a program assistant in...

Lawrence Area Hiring Program Assistant

 By Ashley Charest
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement of Kansas is looking to add onto their staff within the Lawrence area, specifically a program...

Junior Achievement of Kansas Receives $3,857 from Simmons Bank to Support Programs

 By Ashley Charest
Community Involvement

Junior Achievement of Kansas Receives $3,857 from Simmons Bank to Support...



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