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Ask SCORE: Business Plans

In this LIVE Q & A session, SCORE mentor and business plan expert Hal Shelton will devote the entire hour to answering YOUR questions. Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. Read more

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4 Steps to Starting a Successful Part-Time Business

In this webinar, learn how to make your side business a legitimate business that's primed to succeed! Read more

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Starting: Best Practices for Your Niche Business

December 7, 2010,

Incubators offer a space where startup businesses can locate under one roof, and the latest trend in incubators is niche incubators.

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Managing: Hosting a Small Business Holiday Party Without Busting the Budget

November 23, 2010,

Here are some holiday party ideas that will help even the smallest company create a special and memorable event:

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Starting: You Ready to Run a Business From Home?

November 9, 2010,

Here are some steps you need to get ready to work from home.

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Leadership: Making Work Meaningful for your Employees

September 28, 2010,

Do your employees have meaningful jobs? A recent Los Angeles Times article reported on several studies that looked at the concept of “meaning” in work.


The Rorschach Inkblot Test: Will It Help You Create Company Culture?

September 10, 2010,

Your company most likely already has a culture and before you try and change it, you must understand it.

How to create great company culture

Managing: How do you create a company culture?

September 3, 2010,

So what can you do as a small business owner to create an environment so your employees can sing Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?

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Grow: Growth through Scarcity

August 30, 2010,

Learn how scarcity as a strategy has its benefits for small business.

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Google Alerts

August 9, 2010,

Google Alerts is a free service provided by Google to track multiple media outlets: news, blogs, discussions, even YouTube videos and Twitter feeds. Google Alerts can be used in many ways by small businesses and entrepreneurs to monitor the web for critical, relevant news.

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Productivity: Making Work Less Hectic

August 4, 2010,

According to Clate Mask and Scott Martineau in their recently-published book, Conquer the Chaos: How to grow a successful small business without going crazy, chaos is an inherent part of small business life. The question, they suggest, is how you will deal with it – accept it, fight it, or conquer it. Conquering it sounds best of course.