Running a small business can be tricky, but with the right information, you can avoid common pitfalls. Join SBDC Director Jim Carroll for our April STRIVE Series as he discusses The Four Deadly Sins of Small Business and how to steer clear of them. This informative presentation will give you the tools you need to make your small business thrive. Register today and keep your business on the right path!
This STRIVE Series is both online and in person, so make sure you choose the right tickets! The Zoom link will be in your confirmation email.
Meet Jim Carroll!
Since 1997, Jim Carroll has served as the Executive Director for the Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center, Inc. and Vice President for Small Business for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. The Center provides one on one counseling and training and education programs for small businesses in the 18 cities and counties in southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. He was formally recognized by the SBA in 1999 for his actions to support recovery efforts in Franklin in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd and again in both 2008 and 2014 when his Center received the SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award as the best in the Commonwealth. He has been selected “State Star” for the VSBDC Network in 2000 and again in 2015. He has also directed the region’s small business and retail recovery and resiliency effort in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For this, he received the region’s prestigious Julian F. Hirst Award for outstanding leadership and performance in public service in responding to the crisis.