Run & Grow a Business

You have a successful business but you want to take it to the next level. Perhaps you want to hire employees, perhaps you are thinking of opening a new office, or perhaps you are looking to invest in a new innovation. In this section you will find articles from experts in many different business areas to help you make the best decision.

Growth Strategies

  • History Favors the Rule Breakers, Even in Business Rules are meant to be broken.  We hear that so often it almost sounds like, well, a rule.
  • Análisis FODA Hoja de Cálculo Utilice esta plantilla para completar un análisis FODA (Fortalezas, Oportunidades, Debilidades, Amenazas) para su negocio. Descargue esta hoja de cálculo para identificar las Fortalezas, Debilidades, Oportunidades
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    Office & Operations

  • History Favors the Rule Breakers, Even in Business Rules are meant to be broken.  We hear that so often it almost sounds like, well, a rule.
  • 7 Ways Your Old-Fashioned Approach to Payments Could Be Hurting Your Sales Does your small business only accept certain kinds of credit cards? Are your point-of-sale
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    Business Plans

  • Análisis FODA Hoja de Cálculo Utilice esta plantilla para completar un análisis FODA (Fortalezas, Oportunidades, Debilidades, Amenazas) para su negocio. Descargue esta hoja de cálculo para identificar las Fortalezas, Debilidades, Oportunidades
  • Plantilla de Plan de Negocio Para un Negocio Establecido Esta plantilla de plan de negocios es un modelo genérico adecuado para todo tipo de negocios que ya están establecidos. Sin embargo, Elementos del Plan de Negocios El plan de negocios consiste en una narración y varias
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    Legal Issues

  • 3 Steps to Becoming an S Corporation In last week's blog, A Guide to the S Corporation, you learned the definition, tax benefits,
  • A Guide to the S Corporation Of all the business entities someone could form, the S corporation is likely the most widely
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    Leadership

  • Ditch Your Elevator Statement My office building isn't very big. Six or seven offices with maybe 20 people total who work here
  • 7 Ways to Set a Winning Mindset in Your Business Has the mojo in your business gone missing? Did the business ever have that mojo to begin with? Have you lost out on some opportunities but aren While there are many reasons that small businesses stagnate or stumble, the cause is sometimes an
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    Human Resources

  • 7 Steps to Smarter Small Business Hiring Small businesses are hiring again, according to the latest surveys by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s The consequences of making poor hiring choices can be severe. If you hire an unproductive person
  • Simple Steps for Growing Your Business Workbook SCORE is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. As part of that goal, we offer this educational resource to help you plan for that success. Let SCORE support you as you strengthen and improve your existing business. We are proud to
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    Innovation

  • From Six Figures To Entrepreneurship: True Honey Teas Chris Savage went from the security of a six figure career to the uncertainty of starting his own business. Walking away from the 9-5 wasn’t In a recent Washington Post article, it was noted that you walked away from a six-figure salary
  • Finding Paradise: Build a Business, Not a Job For 20 years David Finkel has lived by the mantra of “build a business, not a job,” and his clients are converts that have seen annual Q. How did you become the “Maui Mastermind?” The company started back in 2003 out
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    Success Stories

  • Creating a New Game Plan: GotProHealth Success Story In this month’s client success story, Ken Jenkins, president of GotProHealth, discusses how
  • Making an Impact: SCORE Helps Small Businesses Succeed SCORE’s mission is to foster small business growth through free mentoring and education. In
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    Selling a Business

  • Valuing a Business This free online business workshop will explain reasons to assess your company's fair market
  • 10 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Business If you hope to sell your business someday – even far into the future – the time to think about increasing its value is now, not when Here are 10 ways to make your business more valuable: 1.   Don’t let it be just
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    Government Contracting

  • Protecting Your Business with Contracts This free online business workshop will help you understand the importance of business contracts
  • How to Register for Government Contracting Here is a basic introduction to the steps necessary to get your business ready for government contracting. Register for Government Contracting Federal, state and local governments offer businesses the
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    Green Business

  • How to Make Your Bar or Restaurant Green(er) Download this article for tips on having a green(er) bar or restaurant! Consumers today want to feel good about the places they go and where they spend their money. Not
  • Serving the Greater Good with a Triple Bottom Line Whether your business is a non-profit or for-profit, if you have a green business strategy you are also providing a public benefit by Whether your business is a non-profit or for-profit, if you have a green business strategy  
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