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Shoals Area No. 16 on the list of 20 metros most at risk from automation!

Shoals Area No. 16 on the list of 20 metros most at risk from automation!! Dalton, Georgia, has long been known as the “carpet capital of the world.” In the early 2000s, Dalton produced almost half of the world’s carpet. … Continue reading

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

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

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

Propel Expo Highlighting Shoals Shift POWER Grant

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Party Pros USA Sees Opportunity in Holidays

By Bill Campbell, Staff Writer, TimesDaily.com   Jackie Hendrix never stops having ideas. He can’t help it. First his special events company, Party Pros USA, grew from a man with a truck and some supplies in a friend’s warehouse. It … Continue reading