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.


  • 5 Keys to Resolving Workplace Conflicts When workplace feuds erupt, your business can suffer. That’s especially true at a small business since there aren’t as many other Studies suggest that many business owners spend as much as 40 percent of their time dealing with
  • Meetings That Don’t Waste Time I have to admit that my first inclination in writing a title to this piece was “Meetings
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    Office & Operations

  • How APIs Can Help Your Team Work Smarter, Not Harder Every small business owner is in a constant race against time. Tackling tedious yet crucial tasks like invoicing and inventory management can However, ready-made APIs could be the solution to streamlining these processes for thinly
  • 3 Secrets to Protecting Your Business When I started my business seven years ago, I never imagined I would immediately have to fight to keep my business going because of an Luckily, I had done my homework at startup and had some basic protection practices in place. Here
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    Human Resources

  • Desarrollar un Plan de Sucesión Continuar un negocio más allá de una generación de líderes requiere planificación. Ya sea a través de No ignore la planificación para la sucesión porque cree que es demasiado lejos en
  • 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
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    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.
  • Valorar Una Pequeña Empresa Por Venta Valorar un negocio correctamente es importante si usted realmente quiere venderlo. Como consultor hablo con muchos propietarios de negocios,   La valoración de una pequeña empresa Venta Por Peter Siegel, MBA
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    Business Plans

  • The Money You Need to Make More Money (and Other Tips for Small Business Owners) P. Simon Mahler is a small business influencer and SCORE mentor. For 15 years, he has been a consultant for or founded several of his own start-up How do I create a business plan and then get the money to finance it? Business plans are
  • 3 Steps to Becoming an S Corporation In last week's blog, A Guide to the S Corporation, you learned the definition, tax benefits,
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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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  • 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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