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Business Calendar for week of Aug. 30
New Zealand business confidence continued to ebb this month, with fewer firms expecting to hire workers, invest more or earn more, according to the National Bank Business Outlook. Headline confidence remained positive, with a…
Business Mercado 2010 set for Oct. 16The Abilene Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Business Council will present Business Mercado 2010, “Meet Us at Mercado,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Abilene Civic Center, 1100 N. 6th St. The Business Mercado will give both Hispanic and non-Hispanic businesses a place to display their products and services to other businesses and to the public.
Workshop on starting a small business: Purdue University and the Indiana Small Business Development Center will host a workshop for people who are considering starting their own business or are new small-business owners. The online course will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on three Tuesdays — Sept. 14 and 21 and Oct. 5. Northwest Indiana sites include the Purdue Extension offices in Lake and …
Solopreneurs often feel that they don’t need a business plan, especially if they’re not looking for financing. Is this true? When do you need a plan? How complex does it have to be? To help unravel the solo business plan mystery and the “how to” of it all, I turned to small business consultant, Doug Dolan . Here’s what Doug has to say: One of the top five questions I get from solopreneurs is …
Business name: Dance Dynamics, 5070 Forsyth Road, Macon. (478) 474-2010. What do you like best about your job? “I get to do what I love everyday. I love kids. I love working with them. … I like to have a positive influence on kids and I do it through dance.
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New Zealand business confidence continued to ebb this month, with fewer firms expecting to hire workers, invest more or earn more, according to the National Bank Business Outlook.