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Encore: Is Investment Crowdfunding a Viable Option for My Business?

On today’s episode of The Second Stage we welcome Bill Hubbard, Owner and Founder of Hubbard Business Counsel, to shed light on the newest of the crowdfunding options for both business owners and investors, Reg CF or Title III. In effect as of May...

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Encore: From Entrepreneur to Investor

We are thrilled to welcome Joan Crain, Global Family Wealth Strategist, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, this week to The Second Stage. Joan works closely with wealthy families and their advisors to provide comprehensive and customized wealth planning solutions. We will speak with Ms. Crain...

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Encore: How financially capable are your employees?

We talk often about the importance of great financial metrics and reporting as you establish and grow your organization. And it doesn’t stop with just having solid financial practices in place, but must be accompanied with a culture of transparency and accountability to empower...

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Encore: Conquer Complexity in Your Business: Scale is Possible

At a certain point in the lifecycle of every business, there comes an awkward phase of organizational development where the complexity of a business is overcoming its team’s capabilities as leaders and the systems they created. Too big to be small, and too small...

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Encore: Employee Onboarding Best Practices

As business owners grow their organizations, attracting AND retaining the right talent is crucial. Without the right team in place with everyone understanding their individual and team roles and how they fit into the organization, it is hard to reach desired company goals. So...

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Encore: Exit Your Business on Top

A journey every business owner MUST take, exiting your business can either be the most rewarding or the most deflating. The part of an entrepreneur’s journey not often highlighted, the question is, what defines a great exit and how can it be planned for...

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Strategies for Small Businesses to Find the Best Capital Partner to Fuel Growth

Growing your small business is a challenge, no matter the size or industry, with many owners identifying access to capital as one of the biggest hurdles in achieving their goals. But typically access alone is not the stumbling point. Knowing how to identify the...

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Privacy and Data Security: Is Your Business Prepared?

Kim Ferenchak, Practice Leader of Executive Risk at Oswald Companies, joins us on today’s episode of “The Second Stage” to discuss privacy and data security risks and how to ensure your business is prepared as well as protected. Business practices have evolved as we...

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Encore: Selling Your Business: Don’t Go It Alone

As you plan to sell your business, remember (1) you can never start too early and (2) don’t go it alone. Finding the right professional (s) to help you through the process is essential. Here to join us for today’s discussion on selling your...

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Encore: Create an Advisory Board of Innovators

An important element of a great business many overlook is assembling a diverse advisory board, committed to developing your organization and exchanging knowledge. The right people bring innovative ideas, create opportunities and help a company move forward faster toward its stated objectives (or ones...

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