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If Businessman Could Only Skip the Business Part

May 30, 2017, Green Bay Press-Gazette
Jeff Benson, an artist blacksmith and owner of Benson Designs, LLC, in Green Bay admits that he doesn’t like the business aspect of business ownership.   “I know so many other... Read more
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Chainsaw Artisan Evolves, Finds Balance

May 22, 2017, Green Bay Press-Gazette
Many parents discourage their children from pursuing a career in the arts. When your son gravitates toward chainsaw sculpture, it can be even more concerning.   “I’ve always loved... Read more
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Artisan: 'Creatives' Must Commit to Marketing

May 15, 2017, Green Bay Press-Gazette
In last week’s column, Mark Burwell, national director of E-Hub, talked about a new program that is being developed to help creative people start businesses. Working alongside him... Read more
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Business Planning Gets Creative in New Course

May 8, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
Mark Burwell, national director of E-Hub with headquarters in Green Bay, is trying to help creative entrepreneurs use a different side of their brain.   “Creatives have a lot of... Read more
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Unity Hospice to Open Resale Shop in Green Bay

May 1, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
When the Unity Resale Shoppe opens in Green Bay in a few weeks, no one will be more excited than Diana Butz, director of development for Unity Hospice.   Butz, who has been with... Read more
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SCORE, Packers Program Helps Green Bay Business

April 24, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
Brian Miller, owner of Monkey Tailz in Green Bay, said that his desire to become an entrepreneur started in the military service. “In the military, I felt like just another number... Read more
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SCORE Volunteer, Monkey Tailz in Mentor Program

April 17, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
Bob Jahnke, a Green Bay SCORE volunteer and owner of Top Hat Marketing, had an easy time making a pick in the Green Bay Packers Mentor/Protégé Program. His No. 1 went to Brian... Read more
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After IT Career, a Shift to Don Father Games

April 5, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
In a discussion earlier this week, a soon-to-be-retired businessman said that he liked the idea of starting a business in a few years but was afraid of the time commitment.   “You... Read more
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Corporate Retiree Now Calls Shots at The Attic

March 29, 2017, Green Bay Press-Gazette
For Bill Macier, owner of The Attic books and coffee shop in Green Bay, the decision to purchase a business after retiring from the corporate world was an easy one. “I like to run... Read more
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Out of Retirement to Start a Business at Age 67

March 22, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
Richard Roberts, a past Green Bay SCORE mentor, said he was born an entrepreneur. As a young boy, he sold newspapers, washed windows, ran lemonade stands, and continuously came up... Read more
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Experience: An Asset For Older Entrepreneurs

March 15, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
When it comes to helping entrepreneurs in the 50-plus age group start a business, Michael Troyer, Ph.D, can speak from personal experience. He was associate professor of the... Read more
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De Pere's Melts With You: Humor, Sandwiches

March 1, 2017, Green Bay Press Gazette
Most Tuesdays around 2 p.m., Mike Eserkaln, owner of ComedyCity De Pere, wanders over to his neighbors’ business, Melts with You Sandwich Shop. Eserkaln meets with the new shop’s... Read more

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