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6 Ways to Attract Applicants to a Small Business

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SCORE's "Ask the Expert" Returns to WJR AM 760

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August 31, 2021

Certified Volunteer Mentor Armando Ojeda invites a former guest of "The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters" to reprise her role as resident expert regarding alternative funding sources.

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Minority-Owned Businesses and Access to Capital

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August 25, 2021

Certain types of businesses will be scrutinized more than others in the loan process. Unfortunately, minority owned businesses are often dropped into the "high-risk" category before any real vetting is done.

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Small Business Lessons Learned, 12 Months Later

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August 19, 2021

A year after launching the SCORE Podcast: "Where Small Business Matters," the show's co-hosts take a retrospective look at the favorite episodes and lessons learned.

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Episode 21.17 of the SCORE Podcast: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

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August 4, 2021

Co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail are joined by Beatrice Wolnerman of Bea’s Squeeze and Bea’s Detroit to discuss a unique marketing “gimmick” that turned into a growing beverage brand, shared workspace and merchandising company. Listen to learn her lessons, hear about the importance of mentorship, and incorporate some of Bea’s innovative thinking into your strategic planning and vision.

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Family Business Dynamics, with Angela Doa of Orri Corporation

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July 13, 2021

Co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail are joined by Master SCORE Mentor David Broder and Angela Doa, COO of ORRI Corporation (recently featured as Southeast Michigan Chapter Success Story) to discuss the issues surrounding the generational transition of a thriving family business and how SCORE mentorship can support this process.

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How to Create a Sustainable Business

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June 28, 2021

Co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail are joined by Jeffrey Hollender and Certified Volunteer Mentor Richard Gibbs to discuss business sustainability concepts that are impacting businesses globally—both small and large, private and public.

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Mentor Q&A with Carolyn Wright-Thomas

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June 8, 2021

Carolyn Wright-Thomas is currently a Certified Volunteer Mentor and Ambassador for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE. Read our Mentor Q&A with Carolyn to learn what motivates her to give back to the small business community in southeast Michigan.

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Restaurant Rebounds, with Nick Ritts of Ritts Hospitality

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May 20, 2021

Marc and Tom are joined by Nick Ritts, CEO of Ritts Hospitality, to discuss the current state of the food service industry and how to prepare for success through the upcoming months.

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Questions About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund? We Have Answers!

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May 14, 2021

Tom, Armando and Marc are joined by Jim Pippers, Lead Economic Development Officer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, to discuss details of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF).

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SCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create Small Business Recovery Resource Hub

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May 13, 2021

SCORE partner NEI (the New Economy Initiative) has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources, such as links to grant and loan applications, best practices, and trusted information, under one platform.

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Pivoting, Diversification and Employer Best Practices

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April 16, 2021

Co-hosts Armando Ojeda and Tom Nixon are joined by Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MichBusiness, Best and Brightest Programs and Corp! magazine to discuss elements of successful growth from the start-up to the C Suite!

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Alternative Funding Sources and Values-Based Investing

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April 5, 2021

Making a business investment no longer has to be a people or profit decision, it can be a people and profit opportunity. Angela Barbash of Revalue joins the podcast to share her knowledge on values-based investing and the funding mechanisms that support it. Listen to learn about alternative funding and capital sources that aren’t a rich aunt and uncle nor a traditional bank!

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