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11 Tips on How to Handle Challenges and Overcome Adversity as an Asian Entrepreneur
To help you handle challenges and overcome adversity as an Asian entrepreneur, we asked founders and CEOs this question for their best pieces of advice. From evaluating yourself to learning how to ask for help, there are several recommendations that may help you in the future.
9 Ways To Be An Ally For Black Professionals and Business Owners
To help you take steps to become a better ally for Black professionals, we asked business owners and experienced leaders for their best insights. From reaching out for conversations to becoming a change agent, there are several ways that you can be an ally for Black business professionals and business owners.
7 Unexpected Benefits of Being a SCORE Volunteer
In honor of National Volunteer Month, we’re proud to feature a blog from one of our dedicated SCORE volunteers, Jeanne Rossomme. Click through to the blog to learn how Jeanne has felt more the receiver than the giver in many ways throughout her time with SCORE.
How to Incorporate Volunteerism at Your Workplace
Employee Volunteer Programs (EVP) are steadily growing in popularity as organizations realize that volunteerism is hugely beneficial for employees, companies, and the local community. According to researchers from Southwest Missouri State University, a well-implemented company volunteer program has significant benefits. Learn more in this featured blog post.
Volunteers Drive SCORE’s Mission of Shaping Small Business Success
Whether SCORE volunteers mentor our clients, host workshops or keep their chapters organized, they all support opportunities for individual business owners to learn and grow. At the same time, our volunteer mentors find benefits for themselves, from sharing their expertise, to building connections within their local communities. Learn more in this blog post.
14 Ways Small Businesses can Participate in Volunteer Work
To help small businesses discover the best ways to participate in volunteer work, we asked CEOs and small business owners for their best insights. From joining a larger effort to making a donation to a local charity, there are several resources that will allow your business to participate in volunteer work without sacrificing too much time or energy.
Creating A Strategic Plan
Developing a strategic plan, which is essentially a roadmap for your business, enables you to gauge your company’s performance, strengths, and weaknesses over a period of time. It also provides your employees and management with directives to follow and work towards. This free online workshop provides the components needed to implement a strategic plan, such as a mission statement, goals, objectives and an action plan.
Women Business Owners: Where We Stand Now
A quick glance at the numbers would tell you women business owners are doing fine. The latest stats available show in 2019, women-owned nearly 13 million businesses in the United States (about 42% of all companies), employing 9.4 million workers and generating $1.9 trillion in annual revenue. But look a little deeper, and the numbers tell a different story. Since this is National Women’s Small Business Month, let’s take a look at the state of women-owned businesses.
9 Resources To Help Black Owned Small Businesses
What is one resource to help black-owned businesses succeed? To help Black-owned small businesses continue to succeed, we asked CEOs and business leaders for their best tips. From looking into local chapters of Black Business Association to the Black Owned Everything website, there are several resources that can help the continued growth and success of Black-owned small businesses for years to come.
7 Tips on How To Handle Challenges and Overcome Adversity As a Black Entrepreneur
Starting a small company is always a challenge. If you’re a Black entrepreneur, your road to success often comes with some additional obstacles. The good news is that these can be overcome with proactive strategies, patience, and determination. Yes, it is possible for you to make your passion a career if you take the right steps! In this article, we will discuss some of the most common problems Black entrepreneurs face and list 7 tips on how to overcome them.
13 Black Business Owners Share Their Secrets To Success
As a Black business owner, what is one of your secrets to success? To help our community learn from successful Black business owners, we asked CEOs and entrepreneurs for their best insights. Read on for tips from Black business owners that helped pave the way to their success.
Supplier Diversity: Understanding Minority Business Enterprise and Disadvantaged Business Certifications
Are you a Diverse Supplier seeking new opportunities and growth? By completing this online course, you will be able to start your journey as a diverse supplier eligible for procurement plans for government, not-for-profits and the private industry.