HomeCare of the Rockies Adds Life Meaning to Senior Care

Sandi McCann of Longmont found that when she provided caregiving for her stepmother, she wanted the same kind of meaningful work in her professional life. Sandi had been a marketer for 27 years and was tired of the career, and with some advice that a franchise wouldn’t be a fit, launched her own business. She […]

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Retail Strategies Panel at the LDP Business Alliance Breakfast

The LDP Business Alliance is a business advocacy and advisory group under the Loveland Downtown Partnership. One of the benefits of joining this group is their monthly breakfast held on the last Friday of the month. If you want to get up to speed on the happenings of downtown Loveland, the LDP is the place […]

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Correy Fuqua – The Right Fit for the Larimer SBDC

Correy Fuqua is an impressive addition to the Larimer SBDC team. Correy began his work as administrative assistant at the Larimer SBDC in June, 2017. The Loveland Business Development Center has an alignment with the Larimer SBDC. With that alignment, there is great deal of interaction with the SBDC administrative staff. It has been a […]

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Networking is a Business Basic

I have written about this subject before, and it continues to be a relevant subject – networking is a business basic. If you are a business owner, you need to engage in face to face networking. The opportunities are endless if you do some sleuthing. Meetup groups can be easily overlooked. The most obvious choice […]

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“Grow Your Own”- Supporting Local Small Businesses as an Economic Development Tactic

When we think of economic development, the first thing that traditionally comes to mind is some local municipality competitively pursuing a large recruitment opportunity, via ponying up financial or performance incentives to woo a potential major employer. My view of good economic development is a little different. I compare it to the internal construction of […]

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Economic Development Doer Bees

National Economic Development Week runs from May 8 to May 13, 2017. I have asked a few individuals in regional economic development to write guest articles for the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) this week. Our communities would not be as strong as they are without these people leading the charge. I also want to […]

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Charity DeVries to Join the LBDC as a Business Consultant and Instructor

With the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) located in the same building as the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, it is exciting to watch the program grow. From time to time, I will be highlighting the people involved with the program. One area of growth for the LBDC is the steady addition of business consultants. Today I […]

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Loveland Startup Week: A Plethora of Learning Opportunities

Starting and running a business (including art) requires a person to wear many hats in their daily work; often, they are the inventor, sales person, promoter, accountant, and HR specialist. Loveland Startup Week will give entrepreneurs and artists the opportunity to learn from local experts on all of these topics and more over the course […]

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