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Leadership Success Often Requires Flexibility

Effective leadership should be selective, nurturing and above all flexible, according to three proven leaders who comprised the Doniphan Dialogue panel at iWerx Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Development Center March 31. Sponsored by the Doniphan Leadership Institute and the Clay County Economic Development Council, the gathering of more than 50 people …

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Diverse Growth, Eye-Popping Plans and Humor at Luncheon

A variety of developments across the region were highlights of the 2017 Clay County State of the Cities Luncheon March 24. The annual meeting sponsored by the Clay County Economic Development Council featured reports from representatives of Excelsior Springs, Gladstone, Kansas City, Kearney, Lawson, Liberty, North Kansas City, Pleasant Valley …

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Job Opportunities Targeted by Valentine Event

This year on Valentine’s Day, hundreds of Northland high school students got a firsthand look at something called “advanced manufacturing.” Sponsored by the Northland Education and Business Alliance, the student visits were part of Fall In Love with Manufacturing Day arranged to give students a look at locations that are …

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Area Residents Join Greater Kansas City Leaders

Seventeen individuals from the area became graduates of the Doniphan Leadership Institute following a ceremony at William Jewell College Wednesday Feb. 8. They included staff members of organizations ranging from Ameristar Casino Hotel to Mid-Continent Public Library. Now in its 10th year, the institute is co-sponsored by the Pryor Center …

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Small Business Bootcamp: A Great Deal for Free!

The Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library will host a Small Business Bootcamp on March 10 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City. The event will focus on helping local entrepreneurs start and grow their own business. Featuring small group breakout …

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Popular Small Business Bootcamp to Return

The Clay County Economic Development Council and Mid-Continent Public Library will host their next Small Business Bootcamp on March 10 at 8:30 a.m. at the Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Flintlock Road, Kansas City. The event will focus on helping local entrepreneurs start and grow their own business. Presentations will begin …

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Chicago Trip Examines Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Clay County

Ten members of the Clay County Economic Development Council traveled to Chicago Dec. 8 to tour two entrepreneurial and business startup centers with an eye on creating similar successes here. The team traveled to Chicago 1871 and mHub, which offer space, equipment, expertise and more for new and would-be business …

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Commissioner Owen and Ridgeway Threaten to Withhold Clay County EDC Funding

The Clay County Commissioners had a lengthy discussion this Monday about the Clay County Economic Development Council (EDC). The EDC is a non-profit organization that “is a partnership of the private and public sectors aimed at the overall economic development of Clay County, Missouri.” The EDC is made up of …

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Clay County Projects Bring Millions in Investment, Jobs and More

Over a billion dollars in investments and community improvements underscored dozens of honors Friday during the 2016 Clay County Keystone Awards Luncheon. Held each year by the Economic Development Council, the list of honorees was packed with creative public and private projects that are creating jobs and building communities. “We’ve …

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Clay County EDC Plans Courthouse Tour, Networking Event

The Clay County EDC is hosting a tour of the courthouse and a quick update from the commissioners beginning at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Following the update on the county from the commissioners and a tour of the courthouse, the group will walk to the nearby Rock & Run …

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