Tag Archive for business planning

National Small Business Week

The 50th anniversary of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week, will be held June 17th through June 21st. This year’s events take place all across the country and feature exciting and informative events designed to help small…

Priorities

Lately, I have been commiserating with many of my friends and colleagues about our sense of overwhelm. There are so many business opportunities available to us and deciding which ones to pursue can be difficult. At times like this, I…

Selling Yourself Short

What is wrong with the following statement? FIRE!!!! Ready…aim. It seems silly, counter intuitive and even dangerous to get such important steps this badly out of order. You would not do it with a rifle, why would you do it…

The 5 P’s of Success

January typically is the time when people re-evaluate their lives in general and their career in particular. Before you finalize your goal setting for the year, check out the January 2012 newsletter from Strategy 1 based out of Tucson, Arizona.…

What’s Your Direction?

I started setting goals, writing affirmations and doing visualization since I was 19 years old. At the beginning of each year I would spend a full day mapping out the next year. For the next fifteen years I facilitated a…

SBA Update

      The SBA has totally revamped its website. It is much more friendly and easy to navigate! The major tabs are: Starting & Managing a Business; Loans & Grants; Contracting; Counseling & Training; SBA Direct; For Lenders In…