The Story Behind Glen Campbell's Wichita Lineman Can Teach You a Lot About Creativity

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Songwriter Jimmy Webb sent a partial, unfinished song. Or so he thought. Creativity

Wichita State opera professor receive 2 new honors

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) AP) — Wichita State opera professor Samuel Ramey has two new honors to add to his resume

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March Madness: Tears, double takes, and then Northwestern

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There were tears in Syracuse, head-scratching about Duke and more than a few double takes at Wichita State

Read This Excerpt From Steve Case (AOL)’s New Book

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Pizza Hut was founded in 1958 by two brothers, Dan and Frank Carney, while they were still students at Wichita State University. Originally, the job involved my working in the test kitchens in Wichita. Guest post by Melissa Moore, co-founder of Lean Startup Co. The Lean Startup movement brings together the brightest minds in Silicon Valley to share the best advice for entrepreneurs, from entrepreneurs.

Small Business Saturday By the Numbers

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Store owners in Wichita, Kansas, and Athens, Alabama, for instance, saw an increase in foot traffic firsthand because of Small Business Saturday. Consumers preferred big-box stores on Black Friday.

Write to a Target Persona and customers will find you

Kevin Dewalt

Dave is a 35-year-old American who lives in Wichita, Kansas. Ever notice that many of my blog posts read like I’m writing to you? Like I understand what you’re trying to accomplish … and give you something to help you do it? Well, this isn’t an accident – it is a simple strategy you can copy. I’m going to show you how to make a Target Persona and use it to create content your customers are more likely to find and read. Target Personas are caricatures of WHO we want to help.

Is There Really a Skills Gap?

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has a skills gap, but that there are specific issues in specific places: Wichita does not have enough mechanical drafters, Seattle enough computer systems designers, South Carolina enough nuclear engineers, or Brownsville, Texas, enough hydrocarbon mud loggers. 10 million unemployed.

Are Your Employees Stealing From You?

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One morning, a manager at a ServiceMaster in Wichita, Kansas, was checking the inventory for a recent cleaning job. The average business loses 6 percent of revenue from employee theft. How to make sure it doesn't happen at your company. Your employees wouldn't steal , would they?

Back in March 2007, I registered 1000+ of the best Twitter Usernames

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Wichita. Tweet UPDATE : Note, as mentioned below, most of these usernames have been taken away from me. I can not help you get them, so please don’t contact me about them. If they are in a ‘suspended’ state, you can likely get them from Twitter. Otherwise, if they are being used, then they likely were already taken by someone. This is a fun little story from my past that I thought I would finally share.

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9 Great Things About the Looming Sequester

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I want those annoying teenagers and screaming kids and overweight gamblers from Wichita heading to Vegas to just stay home! What's all the fuss about? Many business owners I know are cheering about federal spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect Friday.

Behind the Scenes: The Venetian

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To create an Italian Renaissance look, Midwest Drywall of Wichita used 3,000 pictures of Venetian landmarks to model 100,000 square feet of indoor painted façades, as well as the hotel's exterior columns, trim, and moldings. The companies that make business tick at the Grand Canal at The Venitian in Las Vegas. Grand Canal | The Venetian, Las Vegas | 03.21.12 | 9:15 p.m.

How an Entrepreneur Became the Go-To Spokesman for U.S. Manufacturing

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He speaks at conferences and workshops around the country, which has garnered him local coverage in places like San Francisco and Wichita, Kansas.