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  1. Assessing the pandemic risks, Core Financial Services, Inc. - Kansas City, MO

    • Oct. 14, 2020

    When unavoidable disaster strikes, small business owners often find themselves lost and alone. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Lisa Sicola knew she had someone in her corner that she could rely on.In 1995, Sicola launched her own life and health... Read more ...

  2. The little inn that could, Sandpiper Landing Inn - Branson, MO

    • Sept. 28, 2020

    In the early part of the 20th century, as the automobile became affordable and highways were built to connect the country, Americans took to the road. Numerous family-owned motels popped up along the routes to accommodate them.It was during that era... Read more ...

  3. Partnership with MU business students seeds innovation across Missouri

    Partnership with MU business students seeds innovation across Missouri

    • Sept. 25, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Over the last year, more than 600 University of Missouri business students have worked in dozens of communities across the state helping small businesses find solutions and opportunities even during these uncertain times.Mizzou... Read more ...

  4. Study maps future workforce demands of state’s No. 1 economic driver: agriculture industries

    • Sept. 14, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Over the next decade, Missouri’s food, agriculture and forestry industries are projected to generate 13,000 job openings each year. Deliberate statewide planning and action will ensure a globally competitive workforce for... Read more ...

  5. Brewing up business and spirits: one brewpub’s pandemic experience, Minglewood Brewery - Cape Girardeau, MO

    • Sept. 11, 2020

     Craft beers and cocktails in a can — delivered curbside or to your door: two ways you can get your favorite drinks from your local watering hole while socially distancing in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in 2020.Stuart Matthews, owner of Minglewood... Read more ...

  6. FireUP Your HR for Small Business

    • Sept. 8, 2020

    Seize the opportunity to develop real-time human resource (HR) tools in order to get better results and gain a distinct competitive edge. FireUP Your HR will address COVID-19 impacts on your employees and workplace, help you solve HR problems, and... Read more ...

  7. SBIR Week in the Midwest: Missouri

    • Sept. 4, 2020

    SBIR Week in the Midwest connects entrepreneurs to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding - the SBIR/STTR programs.2020 SBIR Week in the Midwest is a virtual, collaborative outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced... Read more ...

  8. Managing Forward Series

    • Sept. 3, 2020

    The Managing Forward Series are online courses to reinforce and strengthen your small business for the future. Hosted by the Missouri SBDC and facilitated by subject matter experts from the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of... Read more ...

  9. Streaming through a pandemic, Creative Edge - Cape Girardeau, MO

    • Aug. 31, 2020

    Creative Edge's streaming TV team, from left, Haley Briscoe, Varonnica Kirn, Bryan Schilligo, Cody Lunsford, Travis Grither, Madison Little, Austin Bollinger. When you own a small business with a bulk of clients that are real estate brokers, you... Read more ...

  10. Surviving ‘COVID chaos’ as an essential small business, Vision Clinic - Springfield, MO

    • July 17, 2020

    Vision Clinic’s 12 doctors serve southwest Missouri in five clinics. Back row, from left: Dr. Kory Scullawl, Dr. Darren Plank, Dr. Doug Jordan, Dr. Stephen Rice, Dr. Brad Lewis, Dr. Kevin Rice, Dr. Sandy Rice. Front row, from left: Dr. Katie... Read more ...

  11. Extension entities collaborate to support Missouri's agricultural businesses

    • July 16, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Agriculture affects our daily lives in many ways. From the food we eat to the strength of local economies, agriculture is a cornerstone of American life.COVID-19 has disrupted Missouri’s agricultural industry through lower,... Read more ...

  12. Layoff aversion & strategies to maintain your workforce

    • May 19, 2020

    The economic shock from the coronavirus is something we have not experienced in recent memory. The sudden stoppage of the economy makes it difficult to remember that until March one of the primary concerns for many business owners was finding a... Read more ...

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