Now is the time to get started on creating the business you’ve always dreamed of, and we can help. Our small business Revolving Loan Fund can help provide financing. Call us at (320) 679-4065.

Business Tips

Boost your productivity with these 9 tips. https://www.entrepreneur.com/living/boost-your-productivity-with-these-9-time-management-tips/432430

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Bakery in downtown Lindstrom. https://www.remaxcommercial.com/ListingDetails/12830-Lake-Boulevard-Lindstrom-MN-55045/6305593

Business Transition Planning

U of MN Extension is holding a course on business succession planning designed for business owners, co-owners, managers, key employees, and family members to help them move on while trying to keep businesses open and local. For more details: https://view.ecommunications2.umn.edu/?qs=b17e86edb696e5cf6674ebe42367714bf512dc51f72bce88bb6c588001f1ececcc0bc5fcd87d050e81de427fde99779879d541809efe2961a3eaf3e5722dd0cb340777928b4d01da3badefad93aabc61

Business Tips

The 5 most common mistakes entrepreneurs make – and how to fix them. https://startup.info/5-most-common-mistakes-entrepreneurs-make-how-to-avoid-them/

Shop Local

Our local business community continues to need your support. Please shop and dine locally, and be sure to buy a gift certificate for later!  

Business Tips

6 reasons you’re burning out – and how to fix it. https://www.entrepreneur.com/business-news/6-reasons-youre-burning-out-and-how-you-can-fix-it/431742

Initiative Foundation

The Initiative Foundation can help finance your business in East Central MN. To get things started, please call Dan Bullert at (320) 631-2013. https://www.ifound.org/economy/business-financing/

Business Tips

How entrepreneurs can communicate like a CEO. https://www.entrepreneur.com/business-news/how-entrepreneurs-can-learn-to-communicate-like-a-ceo/437865

Free COVID-19 Tests

COVID-19 test kits are available for free to all U.S. households. You can order a total of four at-home COVID-19 tests that will be mailed directly to you. Order them online at: www.covidtests.gov or over the phone at: 1-800-232-0233 / […]