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Seven Business Problems

There are many difficulties associated with running a business. It can be difficult to tell what is a problem and what might just be a bump in road. Here are seven red flags that you can remedy and strengthen your business.

Meet the Second Stage Company and What They Need

We run your though the various definitions and outlines of a second stage business.

Hamilton County Nelson Fish Farms Wins Iowa Farm Bureau 'Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award'

Money Makes Money

Money makes money – that is a non-debatable fact. My clients sometimes think I am wasting their time when I share this perspective with them. The truth is, a little money can make big money- if you have a good understanding of it.

Attend FABTECH 2013

ISU Extension and Outreach CIRAS is putting together a bus trip to FABTECH in Chicago this fall. Great opportunity for Iowa manufacturers!

Small Business and Big Data

We run your though the various definitions and outlines of a second stage business.

Don’t go it alone… 3 Reasons to Make your Network a Priority

The number one critical element to a startup's success is “the network.”

Succession Planning: One of the Toughest Issues for Owners

Plenty of small business owners find themselves asking what they should do with their business once it's off the ground? Should they sell it and retire? or should they keep it and pass it on to their family?

Happy Customer Service Week!

Customer Service Week is a good excuse to think about how your brand reflects your company and speaks to your customers.

How Small are Small Businesses?

Anne Dewvall from Network Kansas details how small businesses are typically defined.



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