Your simplest path to success could be prioritizing execution. Leadership has to set direction and the expectations to get this right. That’s a lesson many startups overlook because strategy is glamorous and exciting; execution feels mundane and uninteresting. Getting stuck with that perception is a recipe for disappointment. Now, let’s get into the meat of why and how that’s true.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual event featuring Shivani Dubey, deputy district director of the SBA Arizona District Office, and Yolanda Stokes, public information officer with the U.S. Small Business Administration, who shared valuable resources that are available for small businesses, as well as critical information on how apply for grants and loans. It was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
Keeping your employees engaged and connected while working remotely can be tough during a pandemic, but it’s even more essential to let your employees know they’re valued and integral to the business during these tough times.
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPPFA) is intended to make it easier for Borrowers to maximize loan forgiveness. The PPP loan program still has funds available! View a list of participating lenders and get started today!
We talk a lot about passion here at GrowthShift because we believe that it holds the key to effective communication and brand impact. Passion is what gets us out of bed and ready to share, learn, grow, and shift our thinking. It’s also what makes someone buy from you again and again. It keeps your customers engaged and inspired.
For most companies undergoing digital transformations, staying ahead of the competition means either recruiting new talent, upskilling existing talent, or discovering a hybrid sweet spot. Technology moves at lightning speed. If there’s one universal business maxim, it’s to ignore technology at your own peril.
The Mesa CARES Small Business Reemergence Program is part of the Mesa CARES Initiative that supports individuals, families and businesses impacted by COVID-19. Funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible businesses must be located in the City of Mesa and not a recipient of CARES Act funding through the Small Business Administration, Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans Emergency Advance or other federal program.
Sometimes it’s good to get in a room and talk it out. Even if that room is a virtual one. And that is what 30-plus business leaders did for a recent roundtable discussion hosted by the Arizona Technology Council. Steve Zylstra, the council’s CEO and president, and I were fortunate enough to host a forum where the attendees each shared a challenge their business is facing because of the pandemic.
With the global COVID-19 epidemic bringing forth many unforeseen challenges to our everyday lives, it should come as no surprise that all businesses of all sizes are feeling a bit overextended. In the wake of all this uncertainty, business owners are looking for ways to tide over progress on important projects, increase productivity and adapt to meet the changing needs of the public, and Virtuosity is here to offer tips for doing just that.
Navigating changes in the federal and state legislative climate is daunting amidst the ever changing COVID-19 environment. Integrity Outsource, a leading HR services firm, announced they are pledging a total of $50,000 in free HR outsource services to help struggling Arizona businesses whose operations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.