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Gazing into the Crystal Ball for 2012

As another year draws to a close, it’s a good time to take stock of some of the new trends that will likely impact small business in the Grand Traverse Region in 2012. Rural Development: This is a term that the … Continue reading

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Tech gap deepens between Business “Haves and Have-nots”

The challenges of managing and sustaining a small business in today’s economy seem to change by the minute. Many of the challenges involve technology and online tools that require a certain internet and technical skill set and regular time commitment. … Continue reading

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Job Loss Can Lead to Entrepreneurial Pursuits

By Chris Wendel, Regional Director, MI-SBTDC Start up companies can geminate from the strangest of circumstances; getting back at one’s boss, realizing a childhood dream, or just getting out of the restrictive nature of an office job. Lately, there has … Continue reading

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