6 Common Small Business Mistakes to Avoid This April Fool’s Day


We’re not here to tell you whether or not to indulge in April Fool’s Day shenanigans this holiday. If you really want to put your cubicle-mate’s stapler in gelatin, that’s up to you (and your HR team.) We would be missing a big opportunity, however, if we didn’t take the chance to share some common … Continue reading 6 Common Small Business Mistakes to Avoid This April Fool’s Day

Creativity and Change


Don’t forget that we have two unusual workshops next week. The first is Creative Thinking for Small Business on Monday December 3rd and the second is Managing Organizational Change on Wednesday December 5th.  Both will be taught by Jeff Cole, business guru and process improvement specialist. Please join us as we explore both creativity and … Continue reading Creativity and Change

Join us for Small Business Saturday


The Miami Valley Small Business Development Center will be hosting a pop-up shop @444 E. Second Street from 11 AM to 4 PM on November 24th to promote Small Business Saturday. We will be welcoming a diverse set of local small businesses who will be selling their wares. Several food vendors will set up shop; … Continue reading Join us for Small Business Saturday

7 Things You Can Do If You Can’t Make Payroll


If you’ve experienced a sudden change in cash flow or an unexpected expense, it can throw off your plans for your business. In some cases, it could impact your long-term goals. But in a worst-case scenario, it can have immediate ramifications, including not being able to make payroll. Not only would a late paycheck anger … Continue reading 7 Things You Can Do If You Can’t Make Payroll