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Funding Options For Your Small Business or Start-Up

Funding Options For Your Small Business or Start-Up

Obtaining startup funding for a small business can be particularly elusive — as most traditional business loans require one or more years in business — but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. There are a wide variety of funding options available to small business...
Business Leases Are Not the Same as Apartment Leases

Business Leases Are Not the Same as Apartment Leases

Business leases vary dramatically from leases for private apartments or homes. For private dwelling leases, the landlord is often on the hook for almost every property-related expense. Most commercial leases may have lower rent for the space, but everything building-related is likely the tenant’s responsibility, from insurance to maintenance.  Looking at the different lease types will help you see that rent is only a small factor when looking at other costs and liabilities you might not know of.

Employee Annual Reviews and Goal-Setting Tips

Employee Annual Reviews and Goal-Setting Tips

As business owners and managers prepare for year-end, employee annual reviews and goal setting are also on the horizon.  How do you make your employees’ annual reviews and goal-setting more effective?  Here are some tips to help make these meetings more productive and increase accountability for your staff.

Plan for Your Company’s Digital Future

Plan for Your Company’s Digital Future

A client from Casper recently called me up and asked a tricky question, “How do I prepare my business for the digital future?” As I thought about how to answer that question I couldn’t help but remember (and I know I’m dating myself) how cool the DROID sound was on...
Action Plan To Cultivate Positive Workplace Culture

Action Plan To Cultivate Positive Workplace Culture

Workplace morale should be a top priority for employees and small business owners alike. Spending time in a positive work environment is important for productivity and retention. With the increasing demands across work and home, employees need to feel valued when they clock in. Create an environment that employees want to join by encouraging communication, team relationships, and overcoming mistakes.

The approach to company culture, and the specific techniques, vary by the business environment and the people involved. Whether you are adding new people to your team and you are designing company culture, or you are repairing a company culture problem, the following considerations will help you get started. 

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All Wyoming SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact: Jill Kline at (307) 766-3405 or [email protected]
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