Now is the time to begin plans to start your cottage business to supplement your income, then plan for the growth of your business. Read more
Business Planning made easy. Learn how to use the Business Model Canvas to turn your idea into action. This tool allows you to capture the key ingredients of your business idea... Read more
Don’t let any easing of COVID-19 pandemic lull us into a false sense that things are, in any way, back to normal. The pandemic is representative of a class of risk items that are very rare in their occurrence (low probability) but have catastrophic consequences (high impact). Here are some ideas of other such events that could catastrophically impact a business.
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:
COVID-19 has driven us to use electronic media. Zoom usage has exploded. Unfortunately, many companies cannot even operate during this time. The smart ones are keeping their employees and customers informed using email, texts, social media, videos and phone calls.
Risk is made tangible by evaluating the likelihood of the risk and the severity of the consequences should it happen. For example, a pandemic is one of those things that seemed somewhat unlikely (we thought) but would have a catastrophic consequence on most every piece of our existence (proven in real-time).
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.
SCORE is committed to providing you the best service we can as we continue to manage the impact of COVID-19.
Small business owners have had a new reality thrust upon them, as entrepreneurs everywhere suddenly find themselves working from home.
Dick Rappleye is a Certified Volunteer Mentor with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE. Here are four questions and four answers (4x4) with one of our most dedicated mentors...
Alyssa Space, owner of For Her Cosmetics and MySpace Laboratories, appeared on 910am Superstation over the weekend, joining a panel of other woman business owners to share their experiences in recognition of International Women's Day.