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Could your hobby become a viable business?

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column In my last article, I explained how anyone can get free and confidential mentoring and advice from a SCORE...

SCORE provides help through army of volunteers

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column Many nonprofit organizations have huge fundraising projects. This is understandable because how else could they exist? SCORE is an...

Avoiding issues over unrelated business income at nonprofits

By Jean Kruse/Guest Column The success of any nonprofit organization is in large part due to the entrepreneurial vision of the leader, the staff and...

Mistakes to avoid with nonprofit organizations

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column Designation as a nonprofit organization (NPO) does not mean that the organization cannot make a profit, but rather that...

Why start a nonprofit organization?

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column The definition of entrepreneur is “a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable...

Mentoring benefits both mentor and mentee

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column According to the dictionary, a mentor is a “wise advisor.” The word “mentor” originated from Homer’s ancient Greek epic...

How to keep the best employees

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column You often hear the phrase, “It’s cheaper to keep an existing customer than it is to attract a new...

How innovators trump innovations

By Jean Kruse / Guest Column “Great business people are more important than great ideas,” wrote Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup. Think about...

Do you walk the ethics talk at work?

By Jean Kruse / Guest Editorial Whenever there’s news of a corporate financial scandal or a negligence lawsuit, we wonder why doing the right thing...

What a successful business leader looks like

By Jean Kruse / Guest Editorial We all can all name a successful small business. We do business with them. We rely on their products...

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