Sippl’s Business Fills Speech Services Void with Teletherapy

When most people think of speech therapy, they envision a practitioner sitting across from a client doing oral exercises and speech drills to help improve articulation. That perception is the challenge faced by Tracy Sippl of Seymour, owner of S& L Teletherapy Consulting LLC.

Sippl defines teletherapy as a process that uses technology to provide speech and language services over a distance. It links a therapist to a client for assessment, intervention and consultation.

Police Officer Starts Self-Defense Business to Fight Bullying

Nate Stevens knows what it’s like to be bullied. He experienced it as a youngster, and discovered the benefits of martial arts in combating the feelings of worthlessness and helplessness that it wrought.
Now, the Green Bay police officer and SCORE client is using what he learned to help others with the founding of Stevens Defense Academy.

Basement Specialist Looks to Market Crack Repair Product

When Jim Pouwels decided to start a business with his brother-in-law in 1975, he had a simple goal. There was no written business plan, and he was just a few years out of high school.
"I was making $2.50 an hour at the time and that was not going to do it," Pouwels said. "This gave me the chance to support a family. I had no doubt I could handle the pressure and had more than enough drive."

Gast Builds, Grows De Pere Salon on Inspiration

Modern, vintage, glam, quality, bravery, creative, educated, leaders, passionate, innovative, trendy, unique, exclusive, fun, community involved, and big-city feel boutique.
These might just be words, but for Kimberlee Gast, owner of K Sera Salon in De Pere, they are the foundation of her business plan. In a simple binder filled with pages of black construction paper, she clipped and collected words of inspiration as she planned her business.

SCORE Business Learning Center

What is the SCORE Business Learning Center?

The SCORE Business Learning Center (SBLC) provides aspiring and existing small business owners the business strategies and tactics needed to make sound decisions and achieve greater levels of success.

Passion for Entrepreneurship Drives DeGrand, Fervid Life

 The dictionary describes the word fervid as being intensely enthusiastic or passionate, especially to an excessive degree. That is exactly the meaning that Renee DeGrand of Green Bay wanted to convey by naming the business she is developing Fervid Life.

DeGrand, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, recently took first place in the 2018 Northeast Wisconsin Business Plan Contest. She will graduate in May with a degree in business administration with emphasis on management and entrepreneurship.


Hiring is a major challenge for small businesses

This workshop will cover the best practices for the entire process of locating and hiring good candidates for your business.  Participants will learn the best practices for job postings, resume review, interviewing and on-boarding new employees for their business.

Facilitator – Pam Sande