Category: Blog

Raising Funds for Early-Stage Companies

Posted on January 13, 2023 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog, Featured

Raising funds for early-stage companies is a crucial aspect of starting and growing a business. It is especially important for businesses that may not have…

Rewards and One-Minute Praises Recognize Achievement

Posted on November 15, 2022 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

Recently, I came across a book I haven’t opened in a long time. It’s called 1001 Ways to Reward Employees, by Bob Nelson. The book…

Workforce Attraction and Retention – The New Pandemic?

Posted on October 18, 2022 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

The COVID 19 pandemic has been both life and business changing. While the health consequences have largely subsided, the impacts to our economy and business…

The Impact of Owning A Small Business

Posted on April 04, 2022 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

How has owning a small business impacted you? To help you understand how owning a small business might impact you, we asked successful small business…

Advice for Small Business Owners About Operations

Posted on March 02, 2022 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

What is one thing you have learned about business operations as a small business owner? To help companies gain insights from real small businesses, we…

#SBDCDay is Coming March 17, 2021!

Posted on February 02, 2021 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog, Featured

#SBDCDay is coming March 17, 2021! SBDC Day is a national, collective proclamation of the impact America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have on the…

My, My, Me, Me, Me

Posted on August 24, 2020 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

By Rich Chanick, Center Director Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College While working at the Small Business Development Center at Northland Pioneer College…

What do Employers Have to Pay For Under the New Guidelines?

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

Posted by:  Wendy McClellan wendy@structure4success.com If I have to temporarily close my business, do I have to pay my employees during this time? Not generally,…

3 Strategies for Strengthening Your Business During COVID-19

Posted on March 18, 2020 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

By Yolanda A. Facio, Business Analyst, Maricopa SBDC The current business climate is stressful; I understand that you are facing challenges and may have fears…

Coronavirus cases top 94,000: Live updates on COVID-19

Posted on March 05, 2020 by Maricopa SBDC in Blog

By Live Science Staff A newly identified coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is spreading across the globe. Here’s what you need to know about the virus and the disease…