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This blog is devoted to issues facing entrepreneurs trying to start a new business and small business owners seeking information or assistance with growing their business. 

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5 Reasons Why it’s Never too Late to Start a Business

February 18, 2019,

Entrepreneurship can seem like a young person’s game, but there are several advantages to starting a business later in life.

Daniel Neiditch SCORE Networking
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4 Steps to a Bulletproof Business Network

February 11, 2019,

A great plan, a capable team, and hard work all go into making the best companies thrive, but there’s one intangible that no entrepreneur can live without: a robust professional network.

Ting Pen SCORE Business Mistakes
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Break Through These 5 Common Small Business Mistakes

February 6, 2019,

Whether this is your first business you're starting—or your fifth—you will run into mistakes. The good news? Many of them can be avoided.

Debrah Lee Charatan Compassion and Empathy in Business SCORE
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3 Ways to Foster Empathy and Connection within your Small Business

February 1, 2019,

Entrepreneurship is normally associated with traits like power, strength and audacity, but soft skills like empathy and connection are just as important for entrepreneurial success, if not more so.

Ting Pen 2019 Trends SCORE
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Top 3 Trends and Lessons for Small Businesses in 2019

January 28, 2019,

By taking advantage of these 3 trends and lessons from 2019, business owners will best position their companies for growth and success, regardless of what challenges lie ahead. 

Eran Eyal Risk Taking Jeff Bezos Elon Musk SCORE
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From Jeff Bezos to Elon Musk: What True Innovators Know About Risk

January 22, 2019,

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are lauded as two of the most successful and influential people in the modern world, and they are inspirational examples of what it means to take risks and be a true innovator.

Joel Landau Eldercare SCORE
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Why Businesses Miss Out on the Jewels of Aging

January 15, 2019,

Viewing aging people as assets and participants instead of a burden is the right (not to mention profitable) thing to do. 

Bennat Berger Smartphone Social Media SCORE
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The Importance of Spreading Your Wings on Social Media

January 11, 2019,

Yes, social media does really matter for your business.

Jake Croman Nonprofits and For-profits
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Ways Small Businesses and Nonprofits Mutually Benefit from Each Other

January 7, 2019,

For-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations often seem to stand on opposite sides of the financial spectrum. But looks can be deceiving.

SCORE Henri Steenkamp Antique Car
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Offbeat Investments Worth Considering

January 2, 2019,

If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path investment, the next question is this: How far off said path are you looking to venture?

Daniel Neiditch SCORE Peer Network
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Lift Yourself Up With a Strong Peer Network

December 18, 2018,

Good teams are crucial to any expanding business, but employees are only part of the equation. Just as important? Peers.

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