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PieTana owner Sean Nealey overcomes early trademark dispute to open restaurant that’s all about the local. more

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Joel Katte is the creator and owner of Ignite Love in Schools, a workshop he offers as professional development for school districts and their teachers. more

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As Farm of the Day founder Sam Evans discovered, the road from idea to implementation to profitability is often a twisting, rocky path for entrepreneurs. more

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Lexington’s Pedal Power Bike Shop, in business since 1973, is one of “America’s Best Bike Shops” by Colorado-based National Bicycle Dealer Association. more

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Laura Freeman, founder of Laura’s Lean Beef, operates an array of agriculturally related endeavors from her Clark County farm. more

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In 2010, former bartender Brooks Reitz created a concentrated tonic made from cane sugar syrup and a variety of botanicals. Within two years, the Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. was born. more

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Stamps - On the Move

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Social worker and social entrepreneur Josh Nadzam, co-founder of On the Move Art Studio, is on a mission to give kids an outlet for their artistic expression. more

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Bertrand and Stein - Scout & Molly's

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Ami Bertrand and Terri Stein have opened Scout & Molly’s of Lexington in the Summit at Fritz Farm. more

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The new program, launching September 29, will identify businesses that meet high standards in the areas of recycling, waste reduction, water quality and energy efficiency. more

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High school students at Elkhorn Crossing School in Georgetown are taking concentrated courses in health science or one of two divisions of media arts to ready themselves for real-world careers. more

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Take an octet of young professionals with marketing and creative skills, put them in a 130-year-old building in an area of town on the brink of exploding, and you have Bullhorn Creative,... more

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Lexington, KY - Benjamin Franklin said, "Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time."Sure, it takes time and effort to get organized and stay that way, but not nearly as... more

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Lexington, KY - Technology changes at blazingly fast speed, but what's going to work best for your business and your customers? Chief information officers have to know how software and hardware fit into the big picture.... more

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Lexington, KY - When Adam Johnson goes to work, he bounds up a flight of creaking wooden steps built in 1785."My job is to accost people when I run into them," he said.Johnson is executive director of the... more

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Lexington, KY - If you still think universities have "placement centers," your nomenclature is about 20 years out of date. Students aren't placed in jobs anymore. Career center staffs are working harder than ever, though,... more

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Lexington, KY - In July 2009, an economic development consultant contacted Commerce Lexington (CLX) because a multibillion-dollar company was interested in opening a new facility. Would Lexington be interested in working... more

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Lexington, KY - Can we finally start loosening the financial belts we tightened two and a half years ago? If you're like these small-business owners, the answer is "not really." Certainly not by an entire notch.Rhonda... more

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Lexington, KY - You can call it paying dues or paying attention, but all business owners learned something from entry-level positions - maybe not at the time, but certainly over a lifetime. We asked a quartet of self-employed... more

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Lexington, KY - You have employees, a couple or a couple hundred, but you think your company is too small for an entire department devoted to human resources? Think again. "Small businesses do not get a pass because... more

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Lexington, KY - Many a business partnership succeeds when two people bring different sets of skills to the table while having a basic working knowledge of what the other does. Take sales and production, for example.At... more

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