Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club

Join us for our monthly Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club event on Tuesday, February 22nd at 6:00 PM in an HYBRID in-person (at East Central Energy – 412 Main Avenue North, Braham, MN) / online format. Speakers include Molly Solberg speaking […]

DEED

The MN Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED)  has a variety of finance programs for businesses in East Central MN. @mndeed https://mn.gov/deed/business/financing-business/deed-programs/

Productivity

“Work smarter, not harder” – here are some tips to increase productivity: https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/elon-musk-shared-a-profoundly-simple-productivity-hack-that-just-may-change-your-life.html

Business Tips

Is your startup stuck in neutral? Here are some tips to move things along. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/414060

SCORE

SCORE can connect entrepreneurs to mentors with real world business experience. Call (651) 632-8937 www.stpaul.score.org

Business Tips

It’s all about the bottom line. Here are some people strategy tips to move things ahead. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/415199

Retaining Employees

The “Great Resignation” continues to pick up steam. Here are some tips on how to keep your best employees: https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/want-to-keep-your-best-employees-from-leaving-ask-them-these-5-questions.html?cid=sf01001

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 […]

Networking

Networking for prospects pays dividends. Here are some ideas on icebreakers: https://www.inc.com/betsy-mikel/the-only-icebreaker-you-need-to-spark-interesting-conversations-with-absolutely-anyone.html

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Commercial property in Chisago City. https://www.remaxcommercial.com/ListingDetails/10765-Lake-Boulevard-Chisago-City-MN-55013/5717637