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Happy Holidays to All!

Happy Holidays to all from Aspire – We wish you all the best. Chris Steinlage and Shawn Kinkade Kansas City Business Coaches

Implementation: How to Get Things Done…

You’ve likely heard the phrase “Plan your work and work your plan”.  Although its origin is unclear; research shows it first started appearing in the late 1800’s.  That would have been around the start of the 2nd Industrial Revolution, also known as the technology revolution. The expression was fitting for that time period, as technology […]

Servant Leadership 101…How do you lead?

45 years ago, the phrase “Servant Leadership” was first coined by Robert Greenleaf. Since then there have been a number of business books written about this type of leadership and what it means.  Today, the topic of leadership in general is hotter than ever. We’re all looking for better answers.  And although, servant leadership isn’t […]

The Traveling Entrepreneur – what it’s cracked up to be…

I’m excited to share a great post from Stephen Heiner – he’s got a great entrepreneurial story (well several of them in fact) and he’s living his dream right now in Paris as a traveling entrepreneur – check out his great advice below.   Shawn Kinkade   Kansas City Business Coach Dream job.  Work anywhere.  Your […]

Are your employees being targeted?

What’s the risk of being really successful? I had a great discussion with a local business the other day and it turns out that one of those risks is that other companies in your industry start aggressively targeting your employees in the hope of ‘stealing’ your magic. In this particular case, the business is a […]

Are You Ready for Global Entrepreneurship Week?

In case you didn’t know it, it’s Global Entrepreneurship Week…a chance to celebrate and learn about new business and business growth. Question:  What does a “lighting company”, a “pet focused drug company”, and a “large double-hooked plastic handle” all have in common? Answer:  They are all successful businesses started by Kansas City based entrepreneurs.   The […]