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Women's Business Center

How to Get More Productivity with the Same Team

How to Get More Productivity with the Same Team

June 5, 2024
Who wants 50% more productivity with the same team? Learn how to harness the power of a collaborative culture!
Fueling Rural Business Growth: Accelerate Past the Death Valley Curve

Fueling Rural Business Growth: Accelerate Past the Death Valley Curve

May 20, 2024
Rural businesses can face extra challenges to get past the "Death Valley Curve," a phase where startups balance growth potential with limited funding. Jessi Runner's Beauty Mark Mobile Salon exemplifies this support, having found the backing to expand with an innovative business model that benefits multiple rural communities.
Fueling Futures: The Empowerment Mission of New Growth Women's Business Center

Fueling Futures: The Empowerment Mission of New Growth Women's Business Center

May 15, 2024
Empowering business owners of all genders, the WBC supports businesses in all phases of growth: start-up, expanding, or even as an idea yet.
Business Training and Networking Opportunities

Business Training and Networking Opportunities

May 7, 2024
Growing a business in our local rural region can have unique challenges. New Growth wants to bridge the gap by connecting both farm and non-farm business owners of West Central Missouri and Eastern Kansas to resources they may not know about.
Women's Business Advocacy Challenge

Women's Business Advocacy Challenge

March 29, 2023
Missouri’s rural Women’s Business Centers invite rural women entrepreneurs to raise their voices and be heard. The 2023 Women’s Business Advocacy Challenge is an easy way to give it a try. Join us!
Back the New Growth Women’s Business Center

Back the New Growth Women’s Business Center

November 24, 2021
This year on Giving Tuesday November 30, 2021, we invite you to support the New Growth Women’s Business Center. The 15-county WBC is one of only five in the nation that focuses on rural entrepreneurs, men and women.
Governor Parson Makes a Visit to CC’s Butcher Shop

Governor Parson Makes a Visit to CC’s Butcher Shop

July 7, 2021
START HERE network celebrates one of many businesses growing with team support COLE CAMP, MO – Crowds were waiting outside the newly opened CC’s Butcher Shop in downtown Cole Camp on July 1 around 3:00 p.m. to check out one of Benton County’s newest businesses
Tax tips for micro businesses in Covid-19 times

Tax tips for micro businesses in Covid-19 times

April 5, 2021
Resources here for small businesses preparing taxes this year, including our recorded Tax Tips webinar, guest speaker Timothy Carter’s presentation, and a Small Business Tax Workshop series of videos from the IRS.
RESOURCES: Businesses and American Rescue Plan

RESOURCES: Businesses and American Rescue Plan

March 29, 2021
Learn about new relief for small businesses in the American Rescue Plan Act. Mike McWhorter with the Small Business Kansas City district breaks it down for us. Download information and resources here from our March 31, 2021, webinar.
Contact Us: New Growth Women’s Business Center

Contact Us: New Growth Women’s Business Center

March 10, 2021
The New Growth Women’s Business Center is a new resource for rural entrepreneurs in all stages of business development and growth. It focuses on the power and potential of women to employ themselves, provide jobs for others, and build their local economies and communities.
Women’s Busines Center! Open Houses March 8-12

Women’s Busines Center! Open Houses March 8-12

February 24, 2021
New Growth Women’s Business Center! Open House events March 8-12, 2021, across 15 counties in Missouri and Kansas will celebrate women in business. They will also launch a new rural resource for all entrepreneurs, the New Growth Women’s Business Center.