Resources

Running a business does not have to be a solo enterprise, nor does having to be your company’s primary problem solver. Mark McCormack, the founder and chairman of IMG, an international management organization serving sports figures and celebrities, said, “You don't have to reinvent the wheel; just attach it to a new wagon.” Those words fit today’s economic environment perfectly!

While the What’s Next CEO? Peer-to-Peer Round Tables are excellent collaboration opportunities; our advisors can also help you identify resources that will immediately offer the solution you need. Primary bottlenecks and hot spots like workforce availability and training, obtaining the necessary financing to allow for critical projects and supply chain management are topics many organizations offer assistance within the East Metro. We have pulled these resources together and can make important connections. In addition, our SizeUp program and a list of pertinent webinars may offer the information you are seeking now. 

In addition, two experts are assisting the What’s Next CEO program who are ready to speak with you today to resolve whatever hurdles are impeding your company’s operation:

Lee Hall is the What’s Next CEO Business Advisor. His role includes hosting and facilitating the regular recurring roundtables for a cohort of CEOs from Washington County-based small businesses. Contact Lee today at Lee@nextstagemn.org or (952) 921-2381.

Open to Business is a business counseling resource provided by the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers (MCCD). Expert, trusted advisors offer free, confidential business counseling to existing businesses and prospective entrepreneurs. Washington County’s advisor is Tyler Hilsabeck, who can be reached at thilsabeck@mccdmn.org or (612) 789-8838.