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Stress, Capacity & Turnover

Stress, Capacity & Turnover

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Learning Not to Lose it as Your Business Scales When a company is trying to grow fast, employees get busy. If you’re trying to scale up quickly, you need to get clear on what your growth goals are. Is your goal a net profit goal? A revenue goal? A hiring…
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Start a Nonprofit

Start a Nonprofit in North Carolina

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Do you have a passion for doing good and helping people? Do you have an idea that fits that passion that no one else has tried?  If you thought about starting a nonprofit, but are not sure where to start, here are seven things you need in North Carolina.   For…
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Small Business Talk: Orrman’s Cheese Shop

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Mimi, a Librarian, introduces Rachel to business resources available through the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library system.   Mimi Curlee is a Librarian at Main Library in Charlotte, NC.  Rachel Klebaur owns Orrman’s Cheese Shop , a local retail restaurant in the 7th Street Public Market , near the library. Rachel uses local and…
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Nonprofit Quick Tips_ What is the 990 Form

Nonprofit Quick Tips: What is the 990 Form?

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Here is some simple advice about the 990 form and nonprofits. First thing to know, if you are a tax-exempt nonprofit (501c3) and you want the IRS to strip you of your tax-exempt status, don’t file a Form 990 with the IRS for three consecutive years, that is sure to…
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small business talk with christy pope of cltfind

Small Business Talk: Christy Pope of CLT Find

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Mimi Curlee, a Librarian at the Main Library in Charlotte, North Carolina, introduces Christy Pope, a local business owner, to resources available for business through the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library system. Christy is a partner in CLT Find, ( https://www.cltfind.com/ ) a local retail shop that’s part of the Seventh Street…
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getting your NC real estate license

Getting Your North Carolina Real Estate License

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If you have an interest in real estate, a mind for business, and good interpersonal skills—becoming a real estate agent could be a great career choice for you. You can get up and running much faster than with a career that requires a 4-year degree, and you can set your…
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I have a business plan now what

I Have a Business Plan…Now What?

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In a previous podcast, we really went over the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library and all of the resources available, as well as what they can do to help the business owner starting a business plan. But what if you’ve already started a plan? Mimi Curlee has the answer.

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