Posts in Business
Friday Nights on the Tar - Louisburg, NC

Beginning in May 2017, the Town of Louisburg, North Carolina will begin its summer concert series, Friday Nights on the Tar, with events occurring on the 3rd Friday of each month from May through September.   We are excited to be one of the sponsors for the first event on May 19th.  There will be live music, fun and games and food trucks!

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Strategic Planning - Keeping it Simple

Consultants, strategists, business advisors, etc. use a myriad of tools, resources and methodologies to help you become a better business owner, and to drive focus within your business to achieve profitability and alignment with your goals.  As a small business owner, do you need a formalized, rigid business strategy system to accomplish this?  Not really.

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Start. Stop. Keep. A Simple Exercise for Business Improvement.

Feeling like your business can be better?  Are you looking for more sales, better customers, increased profitability, improved efficiencies.....?  Are you unsure where to begin?  There are intensive processes and methods for developing business strategies and executing on those plans.  However, there are some simple techniques that may provide a jumpstart in training your team in thinking more strategically and effectively.

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Do You Have a Great Idea for a Product or Service? Awesome! Now Focus and Prepare Yourself

Small and micro businesses are represented by mom and pop operations, entrepreneurs, stay at home moms and dads, etc.  No matter how small your business, there are some fundamental questions you need to address.  For an improved chance of success, take time to reflect and document your plans for strategy, execution, and growth.

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Want to be creative and innovative? Think with your child mind.

When we were kids, we had grand visions of being stronger than life and acting as if we were superheroes.  We could leap across the widest creeks, run faster than our friend's bicycles and scooters, and pick up and toss the mightiest of rocks.  Our creative minds, unhindered by preconceived limitations, allowed us to imagine the impossible and convince ourselves we actually accomplished those feats.  

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