SCORE Success Vault

Words of Wisdom

SCORE chapters across the nation recruit experienced, passionate business experts to provide volunteer advice and mentoring to small business owners in the community.

Read below for expert tips from just a few of the thousands of SCORE volunteer mentors helping entrepreneurs realize their business goals and dreams.

Have a question? Need advice? Get in touch with a SCORE mentor near you today! .

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“My chapter has developed a unique software package to guide clients with their financial projections and those that work with the mentors through the process can usually find a lending agency that will loan them money.” 

Bob Bailey
SCORE Indianapolis (#6)
Indianapolis, IN

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“Hold personnel accountable; set goals for self and personnel and negotiate those goals in realistic terms; strong follow up, not micro-management.” 

James K. Moe
SE Wisconsin SCORE (#28)
Milwaukee, WI

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“One of the necessary partners in any company is the individual with marketing knowledge about the product relative to the competition. The importance of knowing everything possible about the competition cannot be overstated.” 

Robert Perry
SCORE Birmingham (#84)
Birmingham, AL

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“I have one rule: ‘Strategies First, Business Plan to Follow.’ This mantra works for both serious and hopeful clients. Take Action Now!” 

Jacquelyn Martin
SCORE San Diego (#140)
San Diego, CA

Read more Startup Planning Advice!

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