Friday, January 15, 2021

Articles by

Frederick Welk

Frederick Welk is a CEDF business advisor and serves as director of education and communications. Before joining the organization, he spent more than 30 years in specialty retailing and franchise development, operating his own company for 23 years.
01:05:16

How to finance your small business

Seeking financing for a small business in the coming months with a bank or nonprofit lender like...

Can your employees figure out what’s right?

We recently featured a webinar about establishing an ethics program and why this is important, even for...

No escape from the fatal flaws

Previously I’ve written about five fatal flaws that I’ve seen that commonly causing small business demise. One...

How are you going to compete?

There are really only three ways that a company can compete: cost, innovation, or customer intimacy. Let’s...

Let’s be optimistic about disaster debt

The Last of the Spirits, from Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story...

Don’t be a chicken when recruiting

In the space of a few months the COVID crisis has brought the country from record low...
01:13:36

Twelve tips for getting a small business loan

Understanding how things look from the lender’s point of view can help prepare a small business for...

Without cash, your business is as good as closed

Businesses this March quickly went from normal to cautious to a standstill. No wonder small business owners...