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5 Tips to Live Your Dream

You don’t wanna be that old lonely man at the bar….. Regard the old man at the bar. He’s boisterous and jolly, a merry old fellow with ruddy cheeks. But, in quiet moments, there’s a wistful look in his eye … Continue reading

Five Things You Can Do to Boost Your Business

To remain competitive and ensure you stay on the upward track, it is important to make consistent improvements to your business. Below are five tips to help you focus on areas of your business that could offer the biggest gain: … Continue reading

Small Business Optimism is Soaring!

U.S  small businesses are brimming with confidence — and backing up their upbeat outlook with a burst of hiring and spending. Sixty-four percent of firms with 100 or fewer employees say their businesses are doing well, up from 61% in … Continue reading

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

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 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