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

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. 
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Slow Season

You know I’m not a fan of building fast companies, preferring time for the market to drive growth instead of investors.  But when business is too slow, I have ways to accelerate the pace.   
If you’re cash fat, when you hit slow mo, focus on strategic initiatives and business process improvements.  Keep an ever-ready list, so you’ll [...]

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Painting Wrestlers

Oh how I love a good niche, and any close follower of my world knows my favorite example:  the man who paints only wrestlers.  I finally met him.
Artist Rob Schamberger, is painting every world champion wrestler.  His work is on permanent display in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum, and his original [...]

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