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Emergency Preparedness Recovery

Lessons from Dire Circumstances

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on September 2nd, 2021. The pandemic has upended our lives for 19 months, but it’s taught us some worthwhile lessons to reflect on. We’ve been reminded of essential business operations principles. We now practice self-care. We’ve… Read more »

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Recovery

We’re Up to this Task

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on August 5th, 2021. Just when we thought we had turned the corner, we’re now dealing with more uncertainty, and perhaps something of a setback. We’re again being encouraged to wear masks – vaccinated or not… Read more »

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Perspectives on the Pandemic

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on July 1, 2021. How long did it take for you to feel comfortable not wearing your mask in public? We’re making our way through this awkward period known as we “return to normal”. On one… Read more »

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General Interest Recovery

The Joys of Summer

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on June 3, 2021. After the last year and a half of the pandemic, many of us are ready to get out and experience the fresh air, warm weather and human interaction. Easing of pandemic restrictions… Read more »

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Recovery

Post Pandemic Consumer Trends

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on May 6, 2021. Hope springs eternal. All the indicators seem to be headed in the right direction and social distancing restrictions are scaling back. Many of us have begun taking small steps toward the lifestyle… Read more »

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Emergency Preparedness Recovery

Are You Ready for the Recovery?

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on March 4, 2021. Going into the pandemic was chaotic and unpredictable and we had to make consequential decisions on the fly. The road ahead certainly has its share of unpredictability, but the rollout of vaccines… Read more »

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General Interest

Celebrating SBDC’s Silver Anniversary

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on February 4, 2021. The Alexandria Small Business Development Center is entering its 25th year of supporting and strengthening the small businesses that are central to Alexandria’s economy and character. It’s perhaps a good time to… Read more »

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General Interest

Celebrating SBDC’s Silver Anniversary

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on February 4, 2021. The Alexandria Small Business Development Center is entering its 25th year of supporting and strengthening the small businesses that are central to Alexandria’s economy and character. It’s perhaps a good time to… Read more »

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