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09.23.2020 | Issue #27
National Small Business Week
This is National Small Business Week and the SBA is celebrating with a virtual conference. The conference provides learning opportunities for small business and is completely free. You can find information here.
Evolve Performance Management
Surviving the changes to our work environments during COVID-19 has been a major challenge for many businesses. Gallup provides insight on improving performance management for this new landscape. You can read their tips here.
Grant Opportunity
The Coalition to Back Black Businesses is offering a grant program to support Black small business owners. The application period ends September 28th and more information can be found here.
Cassandra Willrich, Customized Training
“The term Soft Skills is often misunderstood or not understood at all. Companies should be investing in their employees by building STRONG Soft Skills: communication, listening, problem solving, etc.”
Resource Round-Up
In each issue, we highlight a few articles or resources that caught our attention. If you come across resources that you think others would benefit from, please let us know.
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