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

The Ultimate Guide to Vetting a Business Partner


After surviving several tumultuous business partnerships, Susan Nilon has learned to be more skeptical and cautious. In the past, she admits she was so excited about business possibilities that she “didn’t pay attention to red flags.” She and her current business partner in a legal research firm, De Novo Law Services, not only have a … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Vetting a Business Partner