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Your First Step Toward Business Growth: SWOT Analysis

Should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve. Read more

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4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

This webinar shares simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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Building a Business That Works

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Simple Steps to Growing Your Business

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SCORE's free guide to taking your business to the next level! Read more

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Focus on Management Skills

Article Language: English
November 23, 2016

Some new businesses soar. Others languish, crawling slowly forward until their founders’ money and patience are both exhausted, their deaths sadly marked by empty storefronts. Failure is not inevitable. If your product or service is marketable, you can avoid a going-out-of-business sale by honing four critical skills.

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WHY JOIN A TRADE ASSOCIATION?

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Strength in Numbers: Why Making the Most of Your WCA Membership Makes Good Cents! Read more

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BOOK REFERENCES

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Books to help people owning or starting a small business  Read more

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Audio Archive

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For 10 minutes, on one Tuesday each month, at 7:45 AM on KSCO 1080, SCORE members, sometimes with a guest, discuss ideas and answer questions. Read more

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Don’t Let Funk Run Your Business

Article Language: English
September 20, 2016

To help morale, you must change your leadership focus from numbers to culture, a focus on purpose, morale, and loyalty. That boils down to engaged relationships. Three rules can help you get there.

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The Value of the Written Word

Article Language: English
July 19, 2016

Put everything you do in writing. It might be worthwhile to look at some of the areas where businesses put themselves at risk by not using paper (electronic communications can count as paper).

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Good Managers Nurture Success

Article Language: English
June 12, 2016

Consider these points in dealing with your employees and you’ll maximize their contribution to your success.

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Remember You’re the Boss

Article Language: English
May 24, 2016

You can share a laugh with your employees when it is appropriate, but you must keep yourself on a higher (though not aloof) level to ensure that the business runs smoothly despite all its (sometimes confrontational) personnel interfaces.

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The Payoff Principle—Three Ways To Get What You Want

Article Language: English
April 22, 2016

Dr. Alan Zimmerman has helped over one million people over the last 25 years. His success is seen in the fact that 92% of his speeches result from referrals and repeat engagements. This recent interview provides some of his key thoughts.

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How to Successfully Run a One-Person Business

Article Language: English
April 22, 2016

Many successful businesses started as one-person operations. Whether you expect to add employees in the future or plan to stay solo, these tips will help you run your one-person business properly.

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