Atlanta SCORE Counselor Peggy Duncan Joins SCORE Women’s Success Blog

Washington, D.C.—SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” announces Peggy Duncan of Atlanta, Ga., has joined the SCORE Women’s Success Blog at www.score.org. This is the first blog from SCORE at the national level. Peggy will offer her insights and advice on a variety of small business topics, including organization, time management and technology.

Peggy volunteers her time as a counselor and mentor for Atlanta SCORE, which provides free business mentoring and low-cost workshops to aspiring and existing small business owners in the Atlanta area. This year, Atlanta SCORE earned the National SCORE Chapter of the Year Award. In 2006, she received the Distinguished Service Award from the chapter.

Peggy is a personal productivity expert, professional speaker, blogger and author of The Time Management Memory™, Conquer Email Overload with Outlook 2003 and Just Show Me Which Button to Click in PowerPoint 2003. She travels internationally to help small teams work smarter and speaks to audiences on organization, time management and technology. Peggy has appeared on the Today Show, PBS and the Black Enterprise Business Report.

Peggy has a bachelor’s of business administration in marketing and a train the trainer certification from Georgia State University in Atlanta. She was formally trained at IBM and was recognized by the chair for streamlining processes that saved the company close to a million dollars in a year.

SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, “Peggy has an extensive background of management and productivity expertise that can help small businesses become more efficient and more profitable.” Yancey adds, “By offering valuable tips and advice, she is helping America’s entrepreneurs achieve success, especially women, who start businesses at twice the rate of men.”

Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has helped 8 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 10,500 volunteer business counselors in 389 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org.