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Will Your Business Survive the Ever-Changing Digital Economy?

Did you know… in a decade, our U.S. economy has grown barely 2%? 25% of businesses are doing great 50% are doing ok 25% are dying Take the eBusiness checkup now and find out where  your business/organization fits in this picture. What … Continue reading

The 7 Things Science Says You Must do Daily to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

When I started Taco, I knew I wanted to grow it into a billion-dollar company. But realistically, I knew that creating a billion-dollar company meant I had to impact billions of people and not just focus on metrics, like the … Continue reading

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Compete Against Major Competitors

For a small business to strive and win competitors in an industry, use these strategies. Moving into a new city or job can be daunting, the hassle of finding accommodation, the stress of moving personal items and most especially the … Continue reading

Innovations in ER Physician Staffing

Check out Sycamore Physician Contracting (one of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center’s newest clients) to learn more about innovations in emergency room physician staffing.      

Florence Culinary Incubator Stirs Entrepreneurship Dreams

The Florence-based Shoals Entrepreneurial Center is home to a culinary incubator that offers a fully equipped, FDA-approved commercial kitchen for fledgling startups to rent at reasonable rates. Beyond that, the center’s staff provides coaching for their culinary clients, with advice … Continue reading

Shoals Innovation Week

Shoals Innovation Week is officially underway!  The Shoals Chamber of Commerce’ Youth Leadership group provides feedback today  to one of the Shoals Alabama Launchpad finalist, Sycamore Physician Contracting, as they prepare for the finals.  Sycamore Physician Contracting is one of 5 … Continue reading

SHOALS INNOVATION WEEK BREAKFAST KICKOFF EVENT

SHOALS CHAMBER INNOVATION OVER EASY INNOVATION WEEK BREAKFAST KICKOFF EVENT AT THE SHOALS ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. See what is new at the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center and how you might use our resources to … Continue reading

The Jobs Will Change and So Will We

Published on February 12, 2017 | Featured in Economy, Technology, Your Career Dean Barber: President/CEO at Barber Business Advisors, LLC: The Place ProfilersFeatured in: Economy, Technology, Your Career In this blog and in my talks around the country, I frequently … Continue reading

Shoals Innovation Week Schedule of Events

JOIN US FOR THIS INAUGURAL EVENT SHOALS INNOVATION WEEK FEBRUARY 2017 TUESDAY 21st 7:00—8:30 AM SHOALS CHAMBER INNOVATION OVER EASY SHOALS ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER See what is new at the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center and how you might use their re- sources … Continue reading

Shoals Entrepreneurial Center Announces Partnership with Strategic Networks Group

For Immediate Release: Contact: Giles McDaniel Shoals Entrepreneurial Center (256) 760-9014 Contact: Michael Curri Strategic Networks Group (202) 558-2128 SHOALS ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH STRATEGIC NETWORKS GROUP TO CREATE JOBS AND GROW BUSINESSES THROUGH DIGITAL ECONOMY PROGRAMS Today, the … Continue reading