SCORE in the News

Start-up help for non profits

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:43

Several readers of this column have asked that we talk about some start-up topics for nonprofits. Therefore I will do a few columns dedicated to that specific area of business start-up activity.

Business Spotlight: ‘Retired’ executives a boon to local businesses

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:32

 Martin Kahn says he likes “to see the good side of people, and see them make it.”  
    Kahn means it, too: The 85-year-old Highland Beach resident has a personal case file with the names of nearly 2,000 clients whose lives he has touched over the past two decades.  

Yes, You Can Become a Better Entrepreneur: Here Is How

Mon, 2014-10-27 10:25

If you ever took an entrepreneurship course in business school, chances are you’ve heard your professor ask, “Can entrepreneurship be learned, or is it something you are born with?”

12 Must-Read Small Business Blogs

Thu, 2014-10-30 10:29

Reading small business blogs is a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest trends that could be affecting your business. But finding trusted sources for this information is no easy feat -- many blogs dish out articles in an unorganized fashion that end up taking precious time away from the people whose time is arguably their greatest resource: business owners.

We've narrowed down the myriad of blog options to 12 that spell out information pertinent to aspiring business owners, new business owners, and seasoned business owners alike.

Mentoring and Entrepreneurship

Mon, 2014-10-27 10:19

SCORE client deals with growing pains

Wed, 2014-10-22 11:55

When Paul Carron, Green Bay SCORE mentor, met with Pat Dickrell and his wife, Jennifer, he was delighted to assist.

The Dickrells, owners of Kiel Machine Works in Kiel and past SCORE clients, had new questions. It was no longer about how to start a business, it was how to handle the growing pains.

Hundreds of Ohio businesses suspended yearly for not paying taxes

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:46

Ohio’s taxpayers spend roughly $700,000 annually for state investigators to track down and, in some cases, close businesses that fail to hand over sales tax collected from customers.

The state has suspended roughly 700 Ohio businesses since 2013 because owners failed to pay sales tax.

The program, state officials say, is meant to put struggling businesses on track to pay their bills and make sure customers aren’t swindled out of money. But, it can also cause publicity nightmares for businesses.

Why I Hope Not to Die at 75

Sat, 2014-10-18 11:14

"That's how long I want to live: 75 years .... Living too long ... robs us of our creativity and ability to contribute to work, society, the world. It transforms how people experience us, relate to us, and, most important, remember us. We are no longer remembered as vibrant and engaged but as feeble, ineffectual, even pathetic."

-- From "Why I Hope to Die at 75," by Ezekiel Emanuel, The Atlantic, Sept. 2014

SCORE Minnesota Interview Holly Jo Anderson, Veritas Marketing

Wed, 2014-09-24 18:17

SCORE Minnesota (MN). Dean Swanson, Past Minnesota District Director interviews Holly Jo Anderson, Owner of Veritas Marketing, LLC. At the SCORE Minnesota District meeting 2014. Small business counseling services.

SCORE celebrates 50 years in Minnesota

Wed, 2014-08-20 18:03

How the nonprofit helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses 

BY EMILY GASPERLIN, Minnesota Business

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