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Episode 10 of the SCORE Podcast: Outgoing Chair Donna Hover-Ojeda

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November 19, 2020

Donna Hover-Ojeda, past chair of SCORE of Southeast Michigan and current principal of Leaders Laboratory joins co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the attributes of effective leadership.

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Paul Riser of TechTown Detroit Joins the SCORE Podcast

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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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Delegate Like You Mean It!

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October 6, 2020

Best Practices for Taking More Off Your Plate So You Can Work ON the Business

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Leveraging SCORE Workshops to Execute a Successful Pivot

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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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NEW Podcast Episode! - The Art of the Pivot, with Angela Mitchell and Nicole Nesbitt of Detroit Cycling Studio

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September 23, 2020

On the latest episode of "The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters," Co-Owner of Detroit Cycling Studio, Nicole Nesbitt, joins hosts Armando Ojeda and Tom Nixon, along with her SCORE Certified Volunteer Mentor Angela Mitchell, to discuss how she and her husband were able to successfully pivot their dream business during a time of crisis.

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Settling In and Looking Out

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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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Announcing Our Chapter's New Podcast!

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August 13, 2020

SCORE Serving Southeast Michigan Releases the SCORE Podcast: "Where Small Business Matters"

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Are You Ready and Able to Evolve from Your Key Market?

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July 23, 2020

You should always be looking forward to predict if your products could be made obsolete by developments you make, by those of your competitors, or by new entrants to the marketplace – or a combination of all. It can be difficult. What do you do if you are a dominant typewriter company and demand drops to near-zero?

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The Human Resources Secrets Your Small Business Needs

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July 20, 2020

Right now, the particular challenge most are facing is reopening and/or adjusting to a new service model, and it’s important to recognize how internal culture, growth and development can influence your outcome and success. I’d like to share with you, two small business etiquette themes that can make a difference for your business:

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Recommended Reading List for Startups (Updated)

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July 1, 2020

If you own a business or are considering starting a business of your own, the learning never ends. Here are my recommendations for must-reads. Whether you own a business, lead a business or plan to start a business, these are, in my view, the essentials:

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A Checklist for Hitting the "Restart" Button

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June 23, 2020

As businesses reopen, thought and effort should be put into helping people transition back into the workplace. The following checklist format might give business owners some ideas on things to cover to help bring people back.

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Emerging from "Lockdown" Successfully

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June 15, 2020

Cortney Moody, founder of Comfort Paws Mobile Canine Spa LLC, a self-contained mobile grooming unit that allows her to groom dogs in the comfort of their owners' driveways, is back open for business.

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