2018 Innovation of the Year Award

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On June 7, 2018
At the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, we offer a number of business training programs throughout the year. In 2017, we offered 229 programs throughout the state of Georgia, to be exact. And although we’ve delivered many standout programs, each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names a limited number […]
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2018 Consultant of the Year

  • Posted by Ashley Panter
  • On May 3, 2018
There are many professionals in the UGA SBDC organization that have distinguished themselves over the years. And although there are many deserving consultants, each year at our Annual Awards Banquet, the UGA SBDC names only one Consultant of the Year (COY). The award is based on outstanding work in the current year, in addition to […]
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GrowSmart® Brings The Business Long View To An Atlanta Production Company

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On March 2, 2018
Wendy Eley Jackson possesses the creative credentials eagerly sought by film and television production companies. She developed her artistry while working at TriStar, Sony and TBS. After a while in the industry, though, 60-hour weeks and a desire for a balanced lifestyle led her to form her own company, Golden Street Entertainment, in 1999. She had […]
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Strategy In Action: What’s Your Plan?

  • Posted by Sara Bertolini
  • On August 25, 2017
If you had your own sports team, would it be okay with you if the players only showed up on game day?  Do you go on vacation by jumping in the car and setting off randomly? These questions are slightly ridiculous, but many business owners do the equivalent with their business planning. Some may have […]
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The Dangers of Micromanagement

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On May 31, 2017
Micro-management can be the death of teams, initiatives, organizations and long-awaited impact.  It is defined as a management style that closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees.  In fact, the exertion of excessive control is one of the hallmarks of positional leadership- the lowest level of leadership. Here are four unwanted outcomes […]
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Change for the Better

  • Posted by Cheryl Greenerl
  • On March 8, 2017
by Judiffier Pearson, Business Consultant Big results in your company can come from small changes accumulated over time.  Read that previous statement again.  Now how can you LIVE that and make it an authentic, sustainable part of your company culture? Small changes can most definitely lead to big results… when done strategically. Kaizen is a […]
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