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Monday, February 11, 2019
Have a great idea for a business? Wondering how to test out your product - without risking everything? If so, you might want to develop a minimum viable product (MVP) - a "version of a new product which allows a (development) team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort". Simply put, this approach to business testing puts products in the hands of end-users at the earliest possible stage with the goal of using 'early adopters' as real-life market testers. Traditional product development involves creating numerous prototypes and only launching the product once it's been perfected, while an MVP is designed to help you understand whether or not you should progress your product beyond the prototype stage. Read more
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Chelsea Kauchick
Friday, February 1, 2019
Leigh, King & Associates partner with Underwood CPA to form powerhouse team as Leigh, King, Norton, & Underwood CPAs Read more
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The talent shortage is affecting businesses across a variety of industries. As our world has moved firmly into the digital age, more and more businesses are looking to hire employees who have digital skills, including web design, digital marketing, social media and more. However, many businesses are finding that there just aren't enough job applicants who possess the required skills, resulting in a talent shortage. Read more
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
If you want to get things done on a political level, sometimes voting isn't enough. You have to make your case directly to the people at or near the top. But what's the best way to do that? Most people who want to reach out to their elected representatives come up short for anything beyond writing the occasional letter to their congressional representative or senator, and many of them are at a loss for how to do even that. Getting your point across to powerful people is one of the ways we can boost our civic power, so it's definitely a skill worth learning. Here are some approaches that tend to work. Read more
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Monday, January 14, 2019
The logic is sound: if our community is better educated, it's better for everyone, correct? Although it makes sense, the national tide of funding is actually flowing away from education in favor of other things. Programs are being cut, and students are receiving less academic and personal support than they have for years. Here's a simple fact: Read more
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Monday, January 7, 2019
David Aaker is well-known for his expertise in marketing and his ability to help businesses thrive and exceed their goals. His branding concepts, including identifying customer's interests and creating a community or story around those interests has made him an icon in the business world. In a constantly evolving marketplace, David Aaker's work can teach us to develop strong leadership in the workplace. Business owners of all sizes rely on Mr. Aaker's expertise and training to improve their marketing, but he doesn't stop there. David Aaker recommends training the entire workplace, from sales people to accountants, to obtain top results. Read more
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Tuesday, January 1, 2019
‚ÄčThe Chamber provides resources to local businesses to help you succeed, with a focus on creating a strong thriving community. We encourage local entrepreneurs to stop in and get acquainted and learn more about what we offer. Sometimes learning from other's mistakes will keep you from having similar problems. Read more from Cindy and what she refers to when she looks back as her biggest regret in business: Read more
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
They say hindsight is 20-20. If you only would have known. As a business owner, you may already have a few things you wish you knew. Would you have hired that one person? Perhaps you would have started your company sooner. While it is important to look back, reflect and learn from these decisions, it is also important to realize that, when you are at the end of your business ownership, your wishes may be much different. Read more
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