Entries by Cindy Doyl

America’s SBDCs Host Inaugural SBDC Day March 22

America’s SBDCs Host Inaugural SBDC Day March 22 Nation’s Largest Business Assistance Network Invites Small Businesses, Communities Nationwide to Join the Celebration Burke, VA – Business has changed dramatically over the last 37 years, and America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has been there throughout. Since 1980, America’s SBDCs-the nation’s largest business assistance network-have […]

Yoga business grows, flexes to deliver corporate classes

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – When successful small business Three Trees Yoga determined to offer classes in the workplace, it needed to learn how to attract companies, rather than individuals, as clients. An ongoing relationship with the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provided support the expanding yoga business could rely on. The new corporate wellness […]

Business advisor connection sparks electrical service success

YAKIMA, Wash. – When Rod Cassel met Yakima business advisor Linda Johnson, he was looking for a lifeline. After several decades as general manager at a large, well-established electrical service company, the family-owned business reorganized and he was out of a job. Nearing 50 with four children to support, Rod said it was a stressful […]

SBA Emerging Leaders free executive education course: apply by March 1st

Course begins in Seattle and Spokane this spring and is facilitated by the U. S. Small Business Administration. See information here: https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/wa/seattle/resources/sba-emerging-leaders-seattle-and-spokane?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery Emerging Leaders Recruitment Flier Final – 2017

Jerry Petrick, SBDC Business Advisor in Longview podcast on business climate, the American Dream and business success using Financial Scorecards

Jerry Petrick, SBDC Certified Business Advisor in Longview discusses the Business climate in Longview, translating vision into long term success and utilizing no cost business management services and training such as a Financial Scorecard training event coming up January 19, 2017 with reporter Jennifer Birkhiser of Family Radio on their Community Issues show.

Business takes off with youthful energy, career experience

Clarkston, Wash. – Luke Hossner was a 20-something on-again, off-again college student when his father, Bryan Hossner, suggested that Luke help out with an online leather care business his dad managed. Three years later, Luke works crazy hours to guide the rapid growth of DropForge Leather Care (http://dropforgeleathercare.com/), an online business he and Bryan created […]