Entries by Nashville Business Incubation Center

Seven Steps to Creating A Strong Strategic Plan

Operating a business without strategic plans is like driving home blindfolded–you know what the destination looks like, but you surely will not make it there. Here are the seven steps you need to take to create a solid strategic plan: Determine your mission statement. Your mission is your “why” behind the plan. It’s the reason […]

Seven Steps to Prepare for Business Ownership

Business ownership is a journey with never-ending lessons. However, many people cut their journey short due to a lack of preparation. Here are seven steps to prepare for business ownership: Solve the problem In order for a business to be successful, it must solve a problem. Identify what problem your potential business solves. Make sure […]

Five Ways to Prepare Your Business to Participate in Nashville’s Equal Business Opportunity Program

The Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) program will be live July 5, 2019. This is a historic stride as it relates to minority-owned and women-owned business participation. The legislation will formally establish the Equal Business Opportunity program and require Metro Nashville to implement race and gender conscious subcontracting goals, based on market availability, for all public […]