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You Can’t Do It All!

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A common pitfall we see all too often, is a Small/Medium business owner trying to do it all.    Most entrepreneurs are successful because they are super motivated and are very results driven.   At some point , they reach their limit.  The only way they will be able to reach their full potential, is by relying on other experts.     The attached article provides obvious ways you can utilize others to help you grow.    But there are many other possibilities.   I am sure just about everyone on the board can suggest other areas as well… Helpful Ways to Save time and Outsource Admin

Creativity – Your Competitive Advantage

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Creativity can be your ticket to success.   Creativity comes in all shapes and sizes.     You can use it in problem solving,  layout, product design or fine tuning your offering to meet the needs of your clients.    Since my clients are looking for financial assistance, I like to understand as much about their business as possible before customizing a solution to meet their needs.    The attached article can serve as some good fuel for creativity….

“Get Creative for More Profit” Article

Changes to Employment Law

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Do you wonder what laws you need to follow and which ones don’t apply to your organization? Do you really want to not care about employment law but you know better than to ignore it? Have you ever felt overwhelmed or even uninformed on the all the employment laws that never seem to stop changing? Let us help with that.

On January 18, from 11:30-1:00, RSVP to attend the Small Business Advisory Board luncheon where the panel of experts will provide valuable information on “Ever-changing Employment Law.” You will learn more about upcoming existing and proposed laws such as Minneapolis and St. Paul Paid Sick Leave, Minimum Wage Increase, Minnesota Parental Leave and the “What is Going on With That Overtime Law?”

We will provide valuable information on what is fact and what is fiction, where and when the laws may be enacted and what you need to do as a business owner. All while you enjoy a fabulous (and FREE!) lunch.

Come for the lunch, stay for the presentation and the Q & A session to follow and leave with a better understanding of what you need to do in 2017 to stay compliant.

Panel presenters will be:

Becky Judd- President of HR Foundational Solutions- providing actionable solutions to your Employee Relation and Compliance needs.

Kristin Kingsbury- Senior Litigation Attorney at Attorney at Daniels & Kibort, PLLC- handling litigation and efficient dispute resolution.

Zaylore Sapphos Stout, Esq.Attorney at Zaylore Stout & Associates where he specializes in employment and labor law matters.


New February Workshop

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In February, the Small Business Advisory Board will be presenting a new, exciting workshop for those entrepreneurs looking for business advice. Our Advisory Board for Hire workshop will be an open Q and A format, similar to our monthly luncheons, where you can get more specific advice on your unique business from our board members. Our business consultant Vernon Stading and HR expert Becky Judd will host, along with 1-2 other board members. Register NOW, as space is limited to ensure all attendees have adequate time to share about their business frustrations and ask questions.

The workshop will be held on Feburary 9th 2017 from 12-4 pm. Cost is only $349! Please email info@smallbizab.com to register or ask questions.