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4 Tips for Aspiring Encore Entrepreneurs

Encore entrepreneurs start businesses for the first time as they near retirement age. Learn new tips to start on a new path. Read more

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How Encore Entrepreneurs Can Manage Their Risk

If you’re thinking about becoming an entrepreneur as a second act, this measured, level-headed approach is worth noting no matter what type of business you may want to start. Read more

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Entrepreneurs over 50: Starting The ‘Second Chapter’

There may not be any such thing as a ‘typical’ encore entrepreneur, but there are some characteristics they share. 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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The Time to Develop Your Successor is Now

Article Language: English
June 4, 2020

Every leader should continuously develop potential successors. Most leaders do nothing and then are horrified that no employee is really ready. That’s the best case in this bad situation. What if the situation got worse? What if there was the “unfortunate bus accident” or “sudden heart attack” and the leader was just no longer available?

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It's Time to Make YOUR New Normal

Article Language: English
April 23, 2020

Everybody is talking about “surviving the pandemic” and, "What will business be like in 'the new normal'?"  What I’m not hearing enough of is, "How do I recreate my business to be stronger and more resilient, both now and well into the future?" A recommended checklist for those who have the fortitude to charge ahead despite the challenges before them.

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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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Mentor Q&A: 4x4 with George Abraham

Article Language: English
April 9, 2020

Here are four questions and four answers (4x4) that shed light on why George Abraham, a Certified Volunteer Mentor with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE, chooses to give back of his time, expertise and inspiration.

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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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Improving Tele- and Video-Conferencing

Article Language: English
March 23, 2020

We can’t always be in the same parcel of geography with everyone we need in a meeting. Sometimes other forces get in the way of face-to-face meetings (like 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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Mentor Q&A: 4x4 with Dick Rappleye

Article Language: English
March 17, 2020

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...

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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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