Great Resignation

The “Great Resignation” seems to be picking up speed. Here are six key ways leaders can act now to stop resignations at their organization.

Revolving Loan Fund

Looking to start, grow or expand a business in Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs or Pine County? The ECRDC Revolving Loan Fund may be able to help. Call us at (320) 679-4065 #34 to discuss your project and see how […]

Email Marketing

Does your organization do email marketing? Here are some tips to create an email database the right way.

Ideas for Businesses

Here are three simple actions leaders can take to help stressed out employees.

1 Million Cups

Have you heard of 1 Million Cups? It’s a free weekly entrepreneurship event that meets online. The one hour events are Wednesdays at 9:00 AM. To find out more or to participate, please see:


Does your organization have branding? Here are some tips.

SOAR Conference

Time is running out to register for the 3rd Annual SOAR Conference, a virtual women’s business conference for small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders. In its third year, the SOAR Conference will remain a fully online experience where women […]

Small Business Development Center

The MN Small Business Development Center can help free of charge with business plans, securing business financing and more. In Kanabec County call Heidi at 320-209-5031. @kanabeceda

Opportunity Zones

East Central MN is home to 9 Opportunity Zones! We have shovel-ready certified building sites, great transportation infrastructure and a first-rate workforce. For more about Opportunity Zones in East Central MN see Call us at (320) 679-4065 #29 to […]