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“We are all about local jobs” RC&D Council and Entrepreneurial Center celebrate local foods

By Steve Wiggins | March 9, 2014 | Filed under: News Raison d’etre – The thing that is central to one’s existence. Literally, ‘reason for being‘. FLORENCE – Giles McDaniel, Executive Director of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center, believes his Raison d’etre, it to help grow locally inspired businesses. And … Continue reading

Shoals Entrepreneurial Center Provides Assistance for Start-Up Businesses

Starting a new business can be difficult for would-be entrepreneurs.  There are several resources for new and small businesses available in the Shoals.  One resource is the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center (SEC), which has two offices in Florence and one in … Continue reading

Hiring: Why the Most Skilled Candidate Isn’t Always the Right Candidate

Hiring a new employee is a leap of faith. It’s more alchemy than science, based on a combination of skill-matching, research and gut feel. When you begin the process, you consider the work that needs to get done and the skills … Continue reading

SEC Issues Proposal on Crowdfunding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2013-227 Washington D.C., Oct. 23, 2013 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted unanimously to propose rules under the JOBS Act to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding. Crowdfunding describes an evolving method of … Continue reading

How to Eliminate Habits Holding You Back From Success

Humans love routine. When it comes to achieving measurable goals, this means we tend to do what we’ve always done, how we’ve always done it, in the same order as always. This also goes for our habits when working in teams. You’ve probably been … Continue reading

New Business Workshop – Florence, Alabama

Starting a new business can be confusing and difficult. This workshop is provided to assist you by taking some of the guess work out of the experience. Our speakers can provide you some insight to a few of the requirements … Continue reading

13 Successful Entrepreneurs Share What They Wish They’d Known 5 Years Ago

Five years ago I was re-doing my last year of high school, managing a retail store full-time and performing in a play five nights a week. Suffice to say I burned out pretty quickly and in hindsight I can see … Continue reading

The 3 Books Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Asks His Senior Managers To Read

Jeff Bezos is one of the most successful entrepreneurs out there, able to build a company deeply integrated into people’s lives, all but ignoring Wall Street, and constantly looking toward the future. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t value other … Continue reading

The 5 Fastest-Growing Industries In America

If you created a list of factors that would make for an ideal job, chances are that job security would be one of the top items on the list. One way to measure job security is by the growth of … Continue reading

3 Top Startup Mistakes

3 Top Startup Mistakes That Lead To Business Death Carol Tice, Contributor When I started writing about business in Seattle, it was 1999 — the perfect time. Amazon.com was just being born and a million other startups were being founded, … Continue reading