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Survey: The "New Normal" Hasn't Dampened Teens' Interest in Becoming Entrepreneurs

Research by Junior Achievement Shows Teens' Interest In Startups Is Still High, Despite Pandemic's Impact on Small Business (TOPEKA, KS) May 27 – A new survey for Junior Achievement (JA) by research firm ENGINE Insights shows that teens remain open to becoming an entrepreneur and starting a business despite the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. small businesses. Two-thirds (66%) of teens...
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2020 Lawrence Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

Lawrence, KS – The 2020 Lawrence Business Hall of Fame laureates were announced at a press event on Tuesday May 19 on KLWN 1320 Hank Booth “According to the Record” morning radio show. The 2020 class includes: Dana Anderson, The Macerich Company; Doug Compton, First Management Inc.; Roger Johnson, Alcove Development; Cindy Yulich, Emprise Bank. The 2020 Lawrence Business Hall of...
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Two-thirds of America’s Teens are Concerned About the Financial Impact of COVID-19

Topeka, KS - The financial impact and pressure brought by COVID-19 are weighing heavily on American teenagers, with more than two-thirds of teens (69%) saying they are either somewhat or very concerned about the impact of the pandemic on their families and day-to-day lives, according to a new survey by Junior Achievement USA (JA) and Citizens Bank. The survey of 1,000 U.S. teens, aged...
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Horace Visits Kansas!

In 2019, Junior Achievement USA created a bobblehead of one of the three founders of JA, Horace Moses. Horace Moses was the Founder of Strathmore Paper Company and founded Junior Achievement in 1919 with AT&T Chairman Theodore Vail and Massachusetts Senator Murray Crane.  Over the course of 2019 and into 2020, Horace has been traveling the US, and from Friday January 17 to...
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Tips to Keeping Your Desk Clean

Monday, January 13 is "Clean Off Your Desk Day!"  If the beginning of the year has been a busy time getting back into a post-holidays routine, chances are your desk might be feeling some of the pain. It can be easy - pens everywhere, sticky notes and even coffee cups can land all over your desk - or wait, is that just my desk?  Here's a few tips to keeping a clean desk all...
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