TCEDA’s Build it * Grow it program had another successful year. An average of five businesses that participated in the program increased their business sales by $315,000 in the first three quarters of 2016.
Based on positive survey feedback, we will be hosting the program in two locations in 2017.
Topics for the sessions in Elizabeth, Illinois:
July 27: Hiring and contracting using tools like Strength Finders and Judgement Index / Managing your team.
August 24: Entrepreneurial open forum / Guest speaker
September 28: Quickbooks overview with tips
October 26: Revisit Growth Wheel with handouts / articles
Topics for the sessions in Warren, Illinois:
August 10: Entrepreneurial open forum / Guest Speaker
September 14: 4th Discipline of Marketing
October 12: 5th Discipline of Marketing
Lunch and Learn, Clinton, Iowa:
June 14: Introduction to the GrowthWheel, which gives you a 360-degree perspective on your business and how to move from spinning your wheels to profitability.