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Small Business Advice Guide: Success starts with a solid plan

Every business or nonprofit organization needs a strategic plan. Just as a carpenter needs a hammer, or accountants need calculators, a well-thought-out strategy is a business essential. It’s not enough to write out a wish list of things you hope to accomplish. You need to create a working document based on market factors and economic

Treasured role

That’s why he decided to kick off 2013 by investing his time and talents into the role of president and CEO of i2E, a not-for-profit corporation focused on the state’s high-growth startup companies. The 16-year-old firm has had four CEOs in its history, with Meacham replacing Tom Walker, who resigned last year to take a

Kitchen aid

Jo Meacham, owner of Urban Kitchens, 3515 N. Classen Blvd., had her best year ever in 2012 when she grossed almost $1 million off 42 projects. That’s a far cry from the $99,000 she made 14 years ago when starting her business. “We rocked along at about $200,000 for several years. Then we doubled that.

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