Alaska Small Business Development Center

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Passion, The Key to Successful Entrepreneurship

The morning starts like any other. You woke up late, got a ticket on the way to work, and your favorite parking spot was taken by that one coworker you can’t stand.  You arrive at

What Gilmore Girls taught me about Small Business

Like many other women my age, I grew up spending Thursday nights with the Gilmore Girls and Friday morning bus rides discussing the episodes with my friends. This was before live tweeting- or Twitter for

Is Your Employee Paperwork Up to Date?

Early in the new year, on or before the first pay day in January is a great time for a small business owner to require each employee to complete a new Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding

3 Reasons Why Lean In is Important for Entrepreneurs

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to listen to Sheryl Sandburg speak in person at the national ASBDC conference. I had recently finished reading Lean In and even though the talk was centered

Last days for Leadercast Anchorage Early Bird Pricing

If you were thinking about purchasing Leadercast tickets make sure you get them by the end of the day tomorrow! Early Bird pricing ends on April 24th, you do not want to miss hearing Ed

Leadercast Anchorage to Rebroadcast International Leaders

The Alaska SBDC is proud to bring the Leadercast movement to the Denai’na center in Anchorage on May 11th. Leadercast is an all-day event where 9 world-class leaders speak on a leadership theme in Atlanta,

Leadercast is coming to Anchorage!

The Alaska SBDC is proud to bring Leadercast to the Denai’na center in Anchorage on May 11th! Leadercast is an all-day event where 9 world-class leaders speak on a leadership theme, and venues across the

Small Business Tax Tip

If your business has employees, make sure you have them fill out a new W-4 every year. This helps you make sure that your payroll withholding is in order. For more information on how your

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

Building and Maintaining Effective Relationships with Your Employees

Effective relationships between managers and employees are vital to the performance of a company.  The quality of manager and employee relationships can impact organizational outcomes such as profits, customer service, job satisfaction, etc.  A climate

Three Day Class on Managing for Effectiveness with UAA

Your effectiveness as a manager depends on the strengths and weaknesses of your approach to managing employees. Insights gained through continued education and experience will result in significant improvements in your managerial capability—which will be

Hiring for Success

Join us for a one hour workshop on how to go about the hiring process so that you are hiring the best possible candidate. This class will cover how to write a job posting, handle