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ReWork Your Business

June 5, 2022

By Marshall Doak, Director, Southern Oregon University SBDC With the thought that emerging out of the COVID Pandemic business shutdowns we have a different economic environment and feel than when we went in, I have been reading an interesting book that offers alternate advice on how to move forward with a fresh outlook to problem-solving.1  …

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Beginning with the End in Mind

May 10, 2022

It has been a number of years since I’ve read Steven Covey’s book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”, but the title of Chapter Two I recall to mind oftentimes to help me think through what might be needed in a particular situation. Starting with a picture of what the end result looks like…

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Business Strategies for an Inflationary Environment

April 6, 2022

Now that the COVID Pandemic lockdowns and re-openings are in the past, we can start assessing the after-effects of the policies that were instituted as a reaction to the crisis. Whether or not all economists are in agreement regarding the causes, it appears there is agreement on the fact that we have entered an inflationary…

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RCC welcomes Small Business Development Center to Redwood Campus

March 8, 2022

 In spite of pandemic impacts, the Rogue Community College Small Business Development Center team helped 35 new businesses get started in 2020-21, and assisted regional small businesses in securing $88 million in capital and small business loans. Now, the services of the SBDC have an accessible, welcoming new home at RCC’s Redwood Campus. RCC’s dedication…

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The Most Critical Element of Your Business to Focus on Today

March 8, 2022

Signs are finally trending towards an end point to the COVID Pandemic. Several countries have officially declared an end, and momentum has a way of building towards a common end result in most cases. We will see if that holds over the next few months to find if we are officially past the Pandemic. For…

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A Quick Primer for How We Assist Businesses

February 7, 2022

By Marshall Doak, SOU SBDC Director To start a New Year in a recovering economy it seemed appropriate to remind our readers about the many services we offer through our Small Business Development Center. Please review this article for insights to how we may assist you in your business situation. Our services center around Technical…

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