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  • To succeed in small business, entrepreneurs must be committed to learning throughout their careers. That learning doesn’t stop once they gain the expertise and confidence to become business mentors. A few months ago, we welcomed 420 SCORE volunteers from all over the country to our...
  • Guess what people are doing right now? They’re starting their holiday shopping. They may not be decking the halls yet, but 17 percent of shoppers surveyed by the National Retail Federation said they start researching holiday purchases before September, while 8 percent reported making...
  • What’s an encore entrepreneur? It might look a lot like you.These are people who might be starting a business for the first time as they near retirement age. Or, you may be retired already, and seeking a new path to help you feel reinvigorated in your new lifestyle.Here at SCORE, we know age...
  • Ever wish your small business could do more for the community? Maybe you volunteer as a group or have a favorite cause, but you want to take that work a step further.A corporate social responsibility (CSR) program could be what your company needs to work toward a community mission alongside your...
  • Whether you’re more excited about firing up the grill, relaxing on the beach or being more active, the warm summer months can provide challenges for your small business — especially if you’re based at home.It doesn’t take much for a seasonal change to derail your focus....
  • Small business owners are always thinking: about their next sale, next potential customer, long to-do lists. At night, sleep may elude them as the day’s worries percolate.Ever wonder what they think about most?We asked — and their responses will help us better help them develop thriving...
  • Ask any one of America’s 62 million volunteers why they give their time, and you’d probably get nearly 62 million unique answers.But some reasons for volunteering — and the benefits — are universal: a greater connection to one’s community; an opportunity to share...
  • Women’s History Month dates back to the 1980s, when it was first a weeklong celebration before being extended by a Congressional resolution. Celebrations during the month of March typically include mentions of notable women throughout history. Some of them are women from the business world,...
  • Many small business owners will tell you the rise of the internet has changed how they work. Newer entrepreneurs may not even be able to imagine moving about their day without email, social media or mobile banking.But while these tools make it easier to do business in many ways, the pressure of...
  • The dawn of 2017 likely brings with it new optimism — not just in your personal life, but for your business as well. But are you ready to take on this new year wisely?Before you start making sweeping changes in your small business, take a look at these six tools which can help you along the...

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