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Prescription Drug Abuse Affects the Workplace

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Another reason for having a Written Drugs/Substances Testing program and conducting random drugs/substances testing. Pre-employment testing is often referred to as the “IQ test” –…

HR Alert: What’s Your Score?

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

4 Checklists, created by the EEOC, to prevent harassment in the workplace or to respond to harassment should it occur. What’s your “score”; how boxes…

SBIR Proposal Writing Basics: Be Consistently Consistent

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Consistency is something you should strive for in your SBIR or STTR proposal. In this article, we’ll discuss three areas where you need to make…

E+I Kauffman Inclusion Awardees Named

Posted on April 05, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Through support from the Kauffman Foundation, ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation has funded ten of those programs to experiment with those ideas over the next six…

City of Peoria Partners with Maricopa Small Business Development Center

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

City of Peoria Partners with Maricopa Small Business Development Center The Peoria City Council approved a partnership with the Arizona Small Business Development Center (AZSBDC)…

8 Tips for Building Your Business Support Network

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Ijeoma S. Nwatu Whether you are just branching out or gearing up for your umpteenth year in business, it never hurts to have a…

Maricopa SBDC launches Global Dreams Export Development Program

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Global Dreams Export Development Workshop Series A five-part workshop series delivered by export experts and covering key areas of export success for small businesses. One-on-one…

Is SBIR/STTR Program right for me?

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Many tech entrepreneurs have innovative ideas and are looking for grants to help commercialize these ideas. Naturally, turning to SBIR/STTR grant program is a natural first…

Why Lengthy Business Plans Increase The Risk Of Failure

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Business plans are great for execution challenges like building a new factory or expanding your sales force. However, insisting on a business plan when it comes to…

Understanding Gross Margin

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

Ignoring your financial statement is like ignoring the health of your business. Startups and new business owners often overlook understanding gross margin. This can have…