Reaching out!

  Southeastern CT SCORE will start Counseling Sessions in Middletown beginning in April. We are very pleased to make this announcement. Our objective is to reach out to the largest number of potential clients in Southeastern Connecticut. Middlesex and New London counties cover 69 of the 169 towns in Connecticut with a population of 414,000, [...]

What makes a great SCORE counseling team?

One good answer: Diversity. It means putting together a group that can see a client’s problem through different lenses of experience, often creating the synergy where one good idea seems to leap forward and lead to the next. Typifying this type of team mixture in the Southeastern Connecticut SCORE chapter is the counseling group that meets two Tuesdays [...]

The in’s and out’s of Mediation!

How Small Businesses can use Mediation to Save Time, Money, and Working Relationships   Part of doing business is dealing with difficult issues: The Partner’s Son Your business partner is planning to retire by handing his share of the business to his son.  In your opinion, the son is absolutely incompetent and will drive the [...]

Southeastern CT SCORE has hopped on the Facebook Train!

  How does this work for your business? And how does this translate to your bottom line? That all depends on your business. For example, if you have weekly events that you want to get people in the door for, then announcing them on Facebook will get the word out and as you gain “fans” [...]

Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings Every User Needs to Know

via Mashable. February 7, 2011 by Stan Schroeder Account > Privacy Settings > Sharing on Facebook Controlling how you share content is quite complex and will probably make your head hurt, but it’s essential that you take a good look at the settings and decide for yourself what you want to share and with whom. Facebook gives [...]

How to Master the Art of Negotiating Price

By Mike Michalowicz At what point in a negotiation do you show your hand? Most people believe if they know what their prospective client is thinking it will give them an advantage. So they wait to quote a price. They do their homework. They look for clues. Sometimes they just come right out and ask: [...]

News you can use!

Eight Reasons to Visit an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center http://www.irs.gov/localcontacts/index.html The IRS has more than 400 offices nationwide where taxpayers can walk in and get face-to-face assistance. These IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers are your source for personal tax help when you believe your tax issue cannot be handled online or by phone. Here are eight [...]