One-on-One Meetings: A Component of Effective Manager-Employee Relationships

A quick and easy way to build an effective higher quality relationship with your employees is via one-on-one meetings. Last month, we discussed the importance of building and maintaining effective relationships with your employees. More specifically, we discussed three types of relationships, i.e., high-, middle-, and low-quality. Having frequent, bi-directional, open communications with your direct … Continue reading "One-on-One Meetings: A Component of Effective Manager-Employee Relationships" More

The Truth About SEO (Webinar)

BuzzBizz Studios owner, Michael “Buzz” Buzinski will be presenting a webinar on what you really need to know about search engine rankings. Learn some simple tips that will help your business get found on the internet without paying for outside help. Learn more about the class and preregister at this link. More

Financial Exit Planning Class

Our Anchorage center  will be hosting a class for small business owners who are looking to secure their financial future. Presented by Al Biss of Edward Jones, class is scheduled from 2-3pm on October 16th and has a $15 fee. To find out more about what topics are covered and to register, follow this link. More

Congrats to King’s Barbershop!

Congratulations to Nicole Van Horn, owner of King’s Barbershop in Ketchikan for becoming our newest success story client! King’s Barbershop is celebrating five years in business and four years as an AKSBDC client. Learn more about the business and their work with the SBDC here. More

Check out this sweet success story!

Congratulations to Nilda’s Party Creations, our newest success story client! Nilda has been working with the SBDC for five years has continued to grow. Check out her story here and also make sure to visit them today and tomorrow at 4240 Old Seward Hwy Ste 21 in Anchorage for their Sweet Bazaar! More

New classes with the Center for Corporate and Professional Development

The Center for Corporate and Professional Development is offering several classes in the upcoming months that are beneficial to small business owners and their employees. For more information visit or contact Steve Hinds at or 907-786-4938. Negotiations – Class will meet three days – November 6th, 20th and December 4th Dr. Frank Jeffries … Continue reading "New classes with the Center for Corporate and Professional Development" More