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Seasonal Flu Preparedness Checklist Every year, seasonal influenza, or “the flu,” affects millions of businesses.  The following checklist will provide tips and suggestions to consider when planning and responding to seasonal influenza. View
Evacuation Checklist When an evacuation takes place at work, employees often don’t know what to take with them and what to leave behind.   You’ve heard the terms before: “Bug Out Bag”, “Go Bag”, “Grab Bag” and more.  These are all terms to describe quick... View
Flood Preparedness Checklist Floods are one of the most common and widespread of all disasters, and continue to grow in frequency and severity. Businesses are more likely to flood than burn down, so it is vital to prepare now. The following checklist will help keep your business afloat even if the worst happens. View
Earthquake Preparedness Checklist This checklist will help you prepare for an earthquake's effect on your organization, employees and community by highlighting activities you should undertake before, during, and following the event. View
Home-Based Business Infographic The face of small business in America is always changing. While many entrepreneurs are starting brick and mortar storefronts, many are operating successful small businesses from their homes. This month’s SCORE infographic sponsored by Zipcar delves into the facts about home based businesses... View
HOW TO: 4 Simple Ideas for a More Productive Company When I was in college, I spent one summer interning at a very successful insurance and financial planning brokerage. After getting a tour of the company, which spanned two entire floors in Midtown, I met the general agent (essentially the CEO and owner of the firm). I said to him, “Wow. You... View
HOW TO: 7 Easy Ways To Improve The Way Your Company Works At my last 9-to-5 job, every time I thought differently from my supervisors and managers about a problem we faced, I wrote down what bothered me and how I would do it differently given the opportunity. Before long, I had a huge spiral notebook filled with ideas. I realized that all these “... View
Can You Run Your Business Without Technology? Have you thought about how your business would survive something simple like a power outage, an internet outage, server down, or god forbid a large scale disaster like wildfires or floods? Planning for long-time or large-scale disasters is a function of disaster recovery planning. This article... View
Finance and Accounting Tips for Your Business The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketing, human resources, SEO, social media and more. Listen to this podcast to hear SCORE mentor Hal Shelton... View
Passion, Reality and Starting a Business Starting a business is not easy.  An entrepreneur needs to understand and express his/her passion. To do so means developing a mission statement and a plan. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.  Starting a business also requires enthusiasm, energy, and persistence to market... View