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Setting Goals You Can Actually Crush

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May 14, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By Shelby Newsome You’ve been saying that you’re ready to take your business more seriously and that you’re ready to take the next steps to do so. At the beginning of the year, maybe you set some goals for your business. You want to grow your online presence, increase sales,…

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This pandemic has been disruptive, even fatal, for many startups, and that is creating opportunity.

By Tom Hall
March 30, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Startup investing in the US reached a record high of $130 billion in 2020, behind innovative companies like Instacart and Stripe.  And if the optimism at CEDNC’s https://cednc.org) recent Venture Connect is indicative of the broader investment climate, 2021 is shaping up to be even better for startups in North…

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Three tasks for businesses to practice in turbulent times.

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February 18, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Darek Hunt has over 20 years’ experience working at large wall street firms working with individuals and businesses to grow and sustain their financial programs. He is the founder of Aurora Strategic Advisors in Lumberton where he continues his work helping individuals and businesses achieve their financial goals. Darek also…

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3 Tips to Improve Your Time Management

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February 16, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

by Shelby Newsome, Program Manager Sandhills Entrepreneurship Engagement Network (SEEN) Most of us can probably agree that we can improve our time management skills and practices. As an entrepreneur, you might be your startup’s CEO, VP of marketing, and supply chain manager, making it hard to find the time to do…

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High Value of Networking to Find Needed Resources for Entrepreneurs

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February 8, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Jim Roberts is a connector at the core, with 20 years of experience in entrepreneur development and ecosystem building in 4 different cities. He is the founder of Wilmington Angels for Local Entrepreneurs (WALE) and the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW). Jim also serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for SEEN. This…

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Entrepreneurs Will Lead Our Comeback!

By Tom Hall
January 11, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Dr. Barry O’Brien, Dean UNCP Business School These are trying times for sure, but they are also exciting times, and the stage is being set for dramatic growth throughout our Sandhills Prosperity region.   I firmly believe entrepreneurs will lead us out of this economic downturn, as they always do. …

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Dr. Susan Peters Entrepreneurship Class at UNC Pembroke Thinking Outside The Icehouse

By Tom Hall
December 2, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

A year ago, we introduced the book Who Owns the Ice House? as part of ENTR 2000.  This class is the foundation class for business majors and contains mostly freshmen and we get 150 or more students annually.  Many of our students are minority.  Many come from homes of modest…

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Navigating the GAP Audit for Farmers

By Tom Hall
June 26, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Are you being asked to get “GAP Certified” but don’t know where or how to get started?Chloe Johnson and Kim Butz, Local Produce Safety Coordinators from the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, will be teaching a workshop at the UNC Pembroke Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub Incubator on GAP and food safety for…

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Defense Contract Audit Agency Government Contract Training

By Tom Hall
June 26, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

The Defense Contract Audit Agency will host a series of information sessions for small businesses on agency operation, and discuss the contractor's role in complying with the agency's requirements. The training will cover the following:Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 9:30a.m. to 11:30 a.m.• Introduction and DCAA Overview• Accounting Systems RequirementsThursday,…

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Webinar Series Workshops for Farmers

By Tom Hall
June 26, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association is offering virtual workshops for farmers throughout the month of July. Click here for more information:https://www.carolinafarmstewards.org/workshops-for-farmers/

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