Indiana Creatives are Fierce Entrepreneurs

Sixty percent of Indiana’s creative workforce is self-employed, while only twenty percent of the nation’s creative workforce is self-employed. If you’re an artist or creative professional in Indiana, you’re an entrepreneur. Do you feel like it? Artists don’t usually consider themselves business-oriented professionals, yet they are characteristically inventive, inquisitive, and resilient....

Innovate WithIN

Innovation and problem-solving are synonymous. Successful new products and services simply solve real problems for real people. The most successful innovations solve those problems at scale. Earlier this month, problem-solving was on full display when Purdue University Northwest and the Society of Innovators at PNW hosted the Region 6 (Northwest...

Financial Literacy Is Crucial For Businesses, Not Just Consumers 

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the business landscape for so many in the last year. The public health crisis quickly halted the economy, and businesses which relied on foot traffic or in-person sales were adversely affected. Unfortunately, despite best efforts, a staggering number of businesses closed their doors and longstanding...

MCAS Safe Harbor

MCAS Safe Harbor Robotics Team As I celebrate February as Youth Leadership Month, I am proud to reflect on the 10 years I have spent in the field of Youth Leadership in Northwest Indiana. After 5 years teaching elementary and middle school, I transitioned into the role of Development Manager...

Love Your Library

The library is not just a place of books anymore. Libraries are essential community centers thatoffer classes, online research tools, meeting spaces, and materials to help you in your businessendeavors. Libraries are a special place that is unlike any other and they are essential tocommunities.Who we areLa Porte County...

National Mentoring Month

During these tumultuous times, SCORE’s SLATE mentoring methodology, which all SCORE mentors must know prior to providing services to our clients, provides continued guidance on how we do business and interact with the business owners we serve:  Stop and Suspend JudgmentListen and LearnAssess & AnalyzeTest Ideas & Teach with ToolsExpectations...