What is S4B’s Secret to Staying Organized?

I love planning and I love organization in all forms. It makes me feel calm and in control of the often crazy, busy life I live. And while I will not deny that I should own stock in Post-It notes, I’ve found a list making tool that has been life changing for me.

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5 Tips for a More Secure Office

When thinking about securing your business from cyber threats, the mind quickly turns to phishing, hacks and viruses, but there are many security threats in and around the office that can expose your business to a host of threats and cybersecurity issues. In conjunction with a solid cybersecurity solution, be sure you and your employees […]

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Outreach to begin about new business recycling requirements

The county has begun notifying businesses about the new recycling requirements that go in effect on January 1, 2020. Outreach will include mailings, phone calls and site visits. Resources to help businesses understand and comply with requirements: Training materials and how-to-comply guides to answer common questions to help businesses understand the food recycling and conventional […]

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Now Might Be the Best Time to Sell Your Business

By Robert Warrick                                                                                                   Feb. 2019 We’ve all read the headlines and heard the talk. “Baby boomer business owners are going to be exiting in record numbers. The tidal wave will be immense. Get ready for the wave.” But guess what, it’s not happening — at least not yet. Don’t get me wrong, eventually every […]

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Cyber Attacks

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the prime targets for cyber-attacks because they tend to be easier targets. They’re often less secure and unprepared for attack. Think about burglars that go after houses where they know no one is home. With more cyber crime automation and the rise of hacking kits, the cost and time […]

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Create a More Positive Experience for Candidates

If you are experiencing a shortage of qualified workers for your job openings, your business is like many others. Employers in the Twin Cities Metro Area reported 82,071 job vacancies in the second quarter of 2018, which was an increase of over 8,200 additional openings compared with the previous year, and the most job vacancies […]

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ALMOST Too Close to Call at Beers with BEERS Event Last Night

The combined chamber of Bloomington, Edina, Eden Prairie, Richfield, and Southwest Metro(BEERS) hosted a beer tasting event on the evening of Thursday, December 3. 8breweries, 27 beers, and over 100 people were involved with this exciting event at Bowlero in Eden Prairie. The beer was flowing, the food was steaming and theroom was buzzing with […]

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