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12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

If you want to start a restaurant, there’s no better time. How can you make your new restaurant stand out from the crowd? Follow these 12 steps. Read more

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10 Restaurant Trends You Need to Know About

Want your restaurant to keep ringing up sales? Here are 10 restaurant trends you should be aware of. Read more

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Checklist: Licenses and Permits for a Restaurant

New businesses need to get licenses and permits, and those that sell food need more than most. This checklist explains what you’ll need to open a restaurant. Read more

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Recommended Reading List for Startups (Updated)

Article Language: English
July 1, 2020

If you own a business or are considering starting a business of your own, the learning never ends. Here are my recommendations for must-reads. Whether you own a business, lead a business or plan to start a business, these are, in my view, the essentials:

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Tips for Restaurant Owners and Operators During Coronavirus

Article Language: English
May 11, 2020

The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus has had devastating effects on the entire restaurant and hospitality industry, with small businesses taking an even harder hit. As I’ve navigated the uncharted territory recently for my own business and advised SCORE Detroit clients, I’ve compiled the best tactics for managing a restaurant amid COVID-19.

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SCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create COVID-19 Resource Hub

Article Language: English
April 10, 2020

SCORE partner NEI (the New Economy Initiative) has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources.

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Small Business Resources for COVID-19 Relief

Article Language: English
March 27, 2020

SCORE is committed to providing you the best service we can as we continue to manage the impact of COVID-19.

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Mentor Q&A: 4x4 with Nilda Thomas

Article Language: English
March 23, 2020

Nilda Thomas is a Certified Volunteer Mentor with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE. Here are four questions and four answers (4x4) that shed light on why Nilda chose to give back of her time and wisdom.

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Tips for Adapting to the New Remote Working Reality

Article Language: English
March 20, 2020

Small business owners have had a new reality thrust upon them, as entrepreneurs everywhere suddenly find themselves working from home.

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dBusiness Offers COVID-19 Update, Including SCORE's Tax Planning Tips

Article Language: English
March 19, 2020

dBusiness Magazine has published one of many recent COVID-19 updates for the business publication's readership, including a recent roundup of resources available to entrepreneurs and small businesses during this crisis.

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Organizations Are Living Things

Article Language: English
March 9, 2020

Organizations actually meet the criteria for biological life. Organizations are made up of “cellular” components. Organizations reproduce.

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SCORE Client Leverages Love for Pets to Achieve Entrepreneurial Success

Article Language: English
March 2, 2020

My name is Cortney Moody, and my business’s name is Comfort Paws Mobile Canine Spa LLC. I operate out of a self-contained mobile grooming unit that allows me to groom dogs in the comfort of their driveway, without needing access to the client’s water or power supplies.

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How to Build a One-Page Business Plan

Article Language: English
February 28, 2020

Business plans…you either love them or hate them. If you love your planning process, it is because the process produced focus, clarity and propelled you and your team forward! It is your blueprint for growth and success!

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People Are the Key to Making Money. Take Care of Them.

Article Language: English
February 12, 2020

It’s about "greatness." and it all starts with people. “You get what you measure and you measure what you treasure.” If you value your people and understand their importance in your business, you should measure them and how you care for them.

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What Is Value?

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January 31, 2020

Value is defined as "benefit-per-cost," or "increase-in-benefit per increase-in-cost." The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines value as “a fair return or equivalent in goods, services, or money for something exchanged.”

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