Author: Donna McCown

Are your Employees Taking Advantage of You?

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Cindy Gordon, Owner of Business Rescue Coaching Would you agree that some of your employees are rock-star performers, some are ok and a small…

GateWay CC Makerspace Survey

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Uncategorized

The space will serve as a learning lab for students and will be available to the entrepreneurial, hobbyist, inventor, and research community. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F8WNHG6 What is…

2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge Pitch Competition Winner – Mallory Dyer, CEO GraphLock App

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Donna McCown in Uncategorized

Ninteen women owned ventures submitted for the opportunity to pitch at the InnovateHER competition June 1. The SBA in collaboration with ASU, E+I, Maricopa SBDC,…

Small Business Development Center Peoria

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Donna McCown in Blog

The Peoria City Council approved a partnership with the Arizona Small Business Development Center (AZSBDC) (part of the Maricopa County Community College System). The AZSBDC…

Summer in the Desert….Perfect Time to Grow….

Posted on June 01, 2017 by Donna McCown in Uncategorized

Nancy Sanders, Maricopa SBDC Regional Center Director I’m sure you looked at that headline and thought, “We live in the dessert – what can we…

InnovateHER Highlights The Economic and Community Impact of Phoenix’s Growing Female Led Ventures

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Donna McCown in Featured

Co+Hoots Foundation will be partnering with the SBA in collaboration with ASU E + I, Maricopa SBDC and Women Who StartUp to bring InnovateHER to…

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…