• MCAS Safe Harbor
    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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    To quote former President Bill Clinton, “ In the new economy, information, education and motivation is everything.” What seems new is actually old. On the eve of his birthdate we recognize that Dr. Martin Luther […]
  • Concept to Commercialization
    Purdue University Northwest’s Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center (PNW/CMEC) initiated the “Concept to Commercialization” (C2C) program to offer startup education and support to entrepreneurs. The Federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) has financially supported PNW’s unique […]
  • Year-End Tax Advice
    No matter your specific tax situation, it’s a good idea to review key areas before the end of December to ensure you’re making the most of your tax filing circumstances for 2020. 1. Defer your […]
  • International Day of Disabled Persons
    For the past 28 years the United Nations has declared December 3 as annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons. Up until recently when it was a question of accessibility and accommodations the […]
  • Shop Small – Small Business Saturday… Are You Ready?
    There has never been a more important time to Shop Small. Small Business Saturday is part of the Shop Small Movement, created by American Express during the recession in 2010.  It encourages people to Shop […]
  • Celebrate Northwest Indiana Small Business Success!
    While most days the team at the NW Indiana Small Business Development Center is advising and assisting small business owners and start-ups, E-Day is the day we celebrate them! The E-Day Entrepreneurial Excellence awards program is a […]
  • Welcome to NWI BizHub
    Welcome Business Owners and Aspiring Business Owners to NWI BizHub. Regardless of the size of your business or where you are on the spectrum of business ownership or start-up, NWI BizHub was designed to help […]
  • Entrepreneurship as a philanthropic mission
    Recently, I was explaining NWI BizHub to an entrepreneurial colleague.  He said; “This seems very different from the mission of Unity Foundation. How does it fit in?” It was a good question. So why would […]

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