Business Perspectives

Business Perspectives

Ray Hull: The art of wisdom in professional life

When we think of those who possess wisdom, we generally refer to those who have demonstrated what we think of as that quality, those who have influenced us from childhood — our parents who strived to give us wise instruction for our life, our pastor at church, one or more of our teachers, one of our bosses. For better or worse, those and others certainly may have influenced us in our life. But did they demonstrate what is called true wisdom?

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The art of public relations and image

Two weeks ago I wrote about the art of communication in the workplace. But, that is only one aspect of communication that is important. Another component of successful communication in the workplace involves the art of public relations and image that enhances success in any work environment.

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The (un)glamorous life of entrepreneurship

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Salesforce, and Dropbox – just to name a few – are the businesses that every entrepreneur dreams of building. They dream of the flexible work schedule, the endless income potential, the notoriety, and the ecstasy that comes from building a business.

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Venture capital fuels entrepreneurship as an economic driver

I moved to Wichita in January 2016 to start e2e. In the past 20 months I’ve seen great strides in progress. Downtown development has accelerated. The sense of civic pride has accelerated. The entrepreneurial ecosystem has accelerated. The next level of progress is for this acceleration to translate into economic growth and prosperity. That means it’s all about the money.

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Who’s fault is the gap?

My middle daughter is a senior in high school. She’s been driving a hand-me down car that belonged first to her grandfather, then her parents, then her sister, and now her. It’s getting less and less reliable. We really need to get her a better car before she heads to college.

KU's Quentin Grimes and Bill Self on USA gold medal

Tournament MVP and KU freshman Quentin Grimes joined Jayhawks basketball coach Bill Self on June 19, 2018 to talk about winning the gold medal at the FIBA U18 Americas Championship in Saint Catharines, Canada.