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10 Ways Small Business Financing Will Change Once We’re Back To Normal

We asked 10 thought leaders to share the ways in which small business financing will shift once we’re back to normal. Read more

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3 Steps to Become a Successful Leader During COVID-19

Lack of leadership during a crisis is becoming evident as the impact of Coronavirus on businesses rise. Read and learn how to be a successful business leader. Read more

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Business SWOT Analysis Fundamentals-An Easy Way to Ensure Your Business Succeeds

Learn the key aspects of a SWOT analysis, how it fits into your business's strategic plan, and develop an understanding of doing this for your business. Read more

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Paul Riser of TechTown Detroit Joins the SCORE Podcast

November 16, 2020

Paul Riser, Director of Detroit Urban Solutions for TechTown Detroit, joins the SCORE podcast to discuss business incubators and accelerators, not only from the standpoint of the tech-based company, but also for traditional product and service companies that need to embrace this brave new world of digital platforms.

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Podcast Episode 8: The Entrepreneurial Leap, with Gino Wickman

November 2, 2020

Gino Wickman, best-selling author, serial entrepreneur and founder of Entrepreneurial Leap, joins the SCORE podcast to discuss and examine the six essential traits of successful entrepreneurs, and how to determine if you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

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Leveraging SCORE Workshops to Execute a Successful Pivot

September 30, 2020

Throughout his career, Patrick Garner has faced industry evolutions that practically obsoleted his business model, the effects and aftermath of 9/11, the financial collapse of 2008 that dramatically reduced school budgets...Patrick's brother, Tom Garner, is a Certified Volunteer Mentor with SCORE of Southeast Michigan, as well as facilitator of one of our local CEO Roundtables.

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WJR's Startup Nation Features SCORE of SE Michigan on Podcast

September 8, 2020

Jeff Sloan, founder of Startup Nation and host of WJR's Business Beat segment, recently interview Armando Ojeda, Volunteer with the Southeast Michigan Chapter of SCORE, on how startup business owners can rely on mentors to help guide them through challenges and toward opportunities.

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Settling In and Looking Out

September 8, 2020

As we approach Q4 2020, there is no better time to reassess where this past year has taken us, and to be more purposeful about how we finish the year—and perhaps look ahead to 2021 with a clearer picture of what we want the future to look like.

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