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3 Ways You Can Support Columbia’s Local Businesses

3 Ways You Can Support Columbia’s Local Businesses

Community is important, especially during COVID-19. However, a feeling of tight-knit camaraderie and spirit seems especially strong in Columbia, Missouri. People who have chosen this friendly, thriving Midwestern hot spot as a nesting, resting, or learning place have...

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How to Build a Nonprofit From the Ground Up

How to Build a Nonprofit From the Ground Up

Talented people with passion and drive regularly come up with ways to fill in gaps they identify. For instance, entrepreneurs invent widgets or launch services to solve problems people might not even know they have. Philanthropists are fueled by the same desire to...

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3 Funding Sources for Your Small Business

3 Funding Sources for Your Small Business

I always like to make a point about “OPM” (or in layperson’s terms, other people’s money) and what it can do for entrepreneurs who want to get a leg up. I’m the first to admit to piecing together this kind of funding when I was building my company. The first was a...

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How I Found Motivation After a Business Setback

How I Found Motivation After a Business Setback

What springs to mind when you think about small business failure? As an entrepreneur, you probably imagine losing your business — but failure comes in many shapes and sizes. Case in point: None of the companies I founded or owned financially floundered. Not one. Does...

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7 Business Challenges Every Entrepreneur Will Face

7 Business Challenges Every Entrepreneur Will Face

Many people want to start businesses, which is why there are more than 30 million small businesses in the U.S. alone. Yet, too few people anticipate the problems and challenges they'll face as entrepreneurs. Instead, they assume their golden ideas and innovative...

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How To Turn A Great Idea Into An Action Plan

How To Turn A Great Idea Into An Action Plan

If you’re serious about becoming an entrepreneur, chances are good that you already have a killer idea in mind. You’ve probably gone further than just a basic concept — whether that means getting product details down or making plans for when you eventually make it a...

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Trends Shaping Nonprofits in Columbia Opinion

Trends Shaping Nonprofits in Columbia Opinion

Trends Shaping Nonprofits in Columbia Opinion by Greg DeLine and Andrew Grabau Andrew Grabau, the executive director of the Heart of Missouri United Way, Inc. and I meet for coffee regularly to discuss how Boone County can be a better community for families. Our...

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Memorable Quotes

"DeLine-isms"

"Little things tell you big things."

"I watch my pennies. If you don’t watch your pennies, no one else will."

"I want 'resourceful' in my epitaph.  Leave no rock unturned!"
"Pray to be 'right size.'"
"Tiptoe through the tulips."

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