Dodie Jacobi

KC Maker

I’m honored to be one of three women featured as a KC Maker.  Selected from among 50 fabulous nominees for my work in entrepreneurship, our stories appear in this KCPT special edition of The Local Show as part of a national PBS/AOL initiative celebrating women’s contributions to social change.

While continuing my own entrepreneurial adventures, I help business owners define what they want and mentor to assure their success.

By sharing here our lessons, ideas, and questions about business ownership, we’ll make the fun parts more so and the hard parts less so.

Grow with me in this quest for quality of life, energizing work, and marketability by signing up for my twice weekly blog and periodic emails.


Dodie Jacobi

From the Blog

Research Brainstorm

When starting something new, particularly something as complex as the multi-media platform I’m building, there’s so much to learn and remember.  The amount of info I’m consuming to prepare seems infinite. To keep it all accessible, I created a simple method I call a Research Brainstorm.
When in research mode, the internet is astounding to anyone [...]

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The Business Experiment

Inspired by software product development cycles and scientific method, I build businesses as if it’s an experiment, with hypothesis, test, revise, and replicate phases. In this iterative cycle of trial and error, there is no failure, only the curiosity of wondering what on earth will happen next.
My ventures might end up in a different place [...]

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Next Gen Entrepreneurship

While developing my own entrepreneurial ventures and mentoring hundreds of other owners, I see the signs of generations to come.  The next generation is not the next youngest, though Millennials’ quest for meaning is contagious.  
The next generation of entrepreneurship is a next wave of behavior I call Entrepreneurial Entitlement. 
I share with my clients [...]

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