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To Scale or Not To Scale…That is the Question

On Friday October 12, 2018 Michael Knouse, a Business Coach and Strategist for visionary business builders, thought leaders, and impact-driven entrepreneurs stopped by Pathway WBC for a thought provoking discussion with our clients and staff.   Michael’s primary focus is helping overworked entrepreneurs (mostly coaches, consultants, thought leaders, and service pros) to build a more

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Power Surge: The Power of Failure

At Pathway WBC, we’re lucky to work with hundreds of entrepreneurs each year. As a non-profit powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, we’re dedicated to helping our clients achieve their dreams of business ownership through training and mentoring no matter their stage of business or industry.  Whether it’s helping a new entrepreneur turn an

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Supporting Women’s Entrepreneurship is now more important than ever

By Kathy McShane Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership U.S. Small Business Administration   Now more than ever, women entrepreneurs are making their mark. The growing prevalence of women entrepreneurs hasn’t happened by accident. A big part of the growth of women-owned small businesses is legislation that targeted the creation of resources and networks

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How to hire (and pay) your first employee

Growth is a great problem for any business to have – consider these steps to growing in a smart and legal way. In Tennessee there are more than 500,000 non-employer establishments, which is almost four times the number of employer establishments in the state. That’s a lot of solopreneurs! With a vibrant economy comes tremendous

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Nashville SCORE Talks Video on a Budget

Lisa O’Dell of the Nashville chapter of SCORE knows the importance of using videos on your website and in social media. Over 40 small business owners gathered over lunch at Pathway Lending to learn how they can create professional videos without breaking the bank.   “Video helps you tell a story”, explains Lisa. “People don’t

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Get started with influencer marketing

How small businesses can work with social media influencers on a limited budget In case you missed this year’s Red Letter Day, we’re sharing a recap of one of our favorite presentations – “Influencer Marketing 101.” Hosted by Jamie Dunham and the team at Brand Wise, Red Letter Day is half-day mini conference that covers trends

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World Entrepreneurs’ Day is August 21

An international awareness day that celebrates entrepreneurs like you World Entrepreneurs’ Day is to create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. WED is the perfect day to celebrate the people who start a business alone. To celebrate this year’s World Entrepreneurs’ Day, we’re launching our next Discover Cohort. On Tuesday, August 21,

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Power Surge Recap: The Peach Truck

Founders Jessica and Stephen Rose share their successes, shortcomings, and advice with fellow entrepreneurs On August 2, The Peach Truck founders Stephen and Jessica Rose visited Pathway WBC as the guest speakers at Power Surge, our signature networking event. The husband-wife team shared their story along with powerful advice with a group of small business

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Are you using accounting software for your business?

5 ways QuickBooks Online can make life as an entrepreneur less stressful Still running your books from a spreadsheet? It’s probably time to invest in some accounting software for your small business. Switching to a new system can seem overwhelming, but we can help! Keep reading for information on our next QuickBooks Online Bootcamp for

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WBC Success Story: Stellenberg Imports

Family-run import business brings South African vinegar to Nashville While Michelle and Mark Jones have made a home in Nashville, they craved a connection to Mark’s hometown of Stellenbosch, South Africa. With the growth and momentum around Nashville, they saw the opportunity to introduce unique, quality products from the Western Cape to the American market

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