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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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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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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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Roundtable Recap: Still Working From Home? Be Even More Productive in 2021

This week’s post was written by Ray Sidney-Smith of W3 Consulting, social media consultant and facilitator of the monthly Roundtable for the Alexandria SBDC.  While 2020 was an unprecedented year for all of us, 2021 will continue to pose challenges with running your business from home, or some kind of hybrid. On January 19, 2021,… Read more »

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Reflections and Expectations

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on January 7, 2021. As we closed out 2020 there was unanimous consensus that it was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year in almost every respect. As we toasted the incoming 2020, we had… Read more »

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Roundtable Recap: Pivoting Your Small Business in 2021

This week’s post was written by Ray Sidney-Smith of W3 Consulting, social media consultant and facilitator of the monthly Roundtable for the Alexandria SBDC.  As the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, started to circulate around the United States, Alexandria, Virginia small businesses began being impacted around March 14th when the City of Alexandria declared a local emergency…. Read more »

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Continuing to Pivot

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on December 3, 2020. This has been a year when familiar terms took on new meaning and significance. Examples – “community spread,” “flattening the curve,” “nonessential businesses” and “pivot.” Let’s explore pivoting. Among the imperatives for… Read more »

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The Holidays with a Twist

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on November 5, 2020. ‘Tis the season, but this year we’ll be doing things a bit differently. We’ve started losing daylight and the holiday season is compensating with decorations, lights and the occasional costume. We’ve just… Read more »

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