Tag: Alexandria small business development center

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Resilience

As a breather from our anxiety with all the unknowns and frustrations over changes to our personal and work patterns, I thought it might...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: No reason to panic, every...

While we’re still learning about COVID-19, commonly called coronavirus, its potential impacts are dominating the media. When we see the effects overseas and outbreaks...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Alexandria’s small business resource for...

As the Alexandria Small Business Development Center enters its 24th year of serving the community’s small businesses, it’s perhaps a good time to describe...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Seek advice and ask questions

One of the common characteristics of highly successful business owners is their tendency to ask really good questions – and lots of them. Even...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating fall and the holiday...

While some grouse about the end of summer, many of us look forward to fall and the approaching holiday season, and feel they showcase...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Rich in history, yet poised...

The magic of Alexandria is that we’re the home of George Washington, Civil War and Civil Rights history, while we’re also the home of...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Finding your passion

Relatively few adults approach their career choices methodically. Too often we pursue job titles, mimic a friend’s or relative’s career path or, in the...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Time wasters

Our lives are congested under the best of circumstances. We’re constantly stressed to accomplish what’s on our plates. The last things we need are...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Erroneous zones

Who among us hasn’t spent sleepless nights or agitated days stewing over something someone said, or something you inferred, that you realize later you...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Celebrating small businesses

The week of May 6 is being celebrated across the country as Small Business Week, highlighting the importance of small businesses to the U.S....