Why did the job cross the road? To get tax incentives of course! Typically I try to spread out my planet money podcast sessions so I can binge listen to episodes on a long dog hike or kayak trip. On my latest binge session I was pleasantly surprise to hear them discuss a local topic! The business border war… Read More Why Did The Job Cross The Road?
During my sunday stroll through Kickstarter.com having my usual “Why didn’t I think of that!” moments. I stumbled upon this new window AC unit that is surprisingly sleek. Since I have been on a IoT kick lately I figured I’d share. Finally – A Smarter Way To Stay Cool Window air conditioners have been around for over… Read More Can Window AC Units Be Sleek?
There has been a lot of hype around IoT in the last decade. Converting basic appliances and daily task into data collecting technologies that help you make data driven decisions, while building a more convenient life. Bringing the internet of things (IoT) into households around the world seems like the next logical step for a progressive society, right beside… Read More Making a House a Smart Home
1: Logistics What are the benefits of being smack dab in the middle of the United States of America? Being located on Interstates 70 and 35, make for easy east-west and north-south access to anywhere in North America. Allowing carriers to get to a majority of the USA population in a two-day truck drive. Not to mention… Read More Top 3 KC Industries of the Future
While in high school I remember a reoccurring theme, go to college so you won’t have to “dig a ditch” for the rest of your life. The dig a ditch was referring to anything in the blue-collar industry. It is as if society classifies the construction industry as something to avoid, and viewed as an uneducated lowbrow… Read More A Cutting-Edge Industry with a Depleting Workforce
It’s actually hard to know what to believe about us millennials, the Americans born between 1981-1998 who make up the largest generation in history. Every week there’s a new ground-shattering revelation about our lifestyles—but the most conflicting reports have to do with where we live. Heres a few interesting articles on the subject WSJ- Generation Y Prefers Suburban Home… Read More Millennials Made Cities Cool Again, Can They Do the Same for the Suburbs?
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“This level of investment doesn’t happen unless investors think there is some real potential in the market.” Original source KCeconomy.com by Jeff Pinkerton Kansas City’s economic recovery has been slow. Very slow. It has been over seven years since the end of the Great Recession, and we still haven’t had that “we’re back” moment. Sure, we have… Read More KC GDP lagging Behind US GDP Forecast, Nevertheless Solid Growth For KC
Not sure why I am paying any attention to this nonsense, perhaps because its Wednesday evening and i’ve had a few glasses of wine? But I digress. Yesterday as I was glancing through the KCBiz Journal I noticed the headline “KCUR report questions KC’s 800,000 Royals celebration attendance estimate” it caught my attention for a second,… Read More Yo, KCUR Chill Out On The Estimates For the Royals Parade! I’m Good W/ 800k
Ever wonder how hard it is to buy a building in the heart of downtown Kansas City? Especially in a hot real estate market? Apparently to Wayne Reeder, “It was like robbing the bank.” although Wayne Reeder is ‘No Angel’ I do admire his curiosity. Photo Cred: KCBJ According to the KC Biz Journal while visiting his company… Read More ‘It was like robbing the bank’ – Wayne Reeder