Being good at what you do is the easiest part of your business. Seriously!

It takes more than being good at something to operate a successful business. The devil is in the details of all the other parts and pieces of your business, like finding customers to buy your product(s) or service(s), keeping records, eagle-eyeing expenses, managing employees, streamlining operations, understanding how money flows in and out of your business, accounting, and more! 

So while you don’t need an M.B.A. to run a business, you do need to have a strong understanding of the functional areas of business so that you can oversee them or hire the right person to manage them for you. 

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Meet Nancy Murphy

Small Business Development Director

Nancy has a passion for all things business, and it’s contagious! She is a forward-thinking business executive with a proven track record of creating industry trends and strategies that have impacted the expansion and profitability of global brands including BMW, Benetton, and the Olympics. Since 2003, she has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the world to successfully launch products and services, expand markets, and increase profitability. She holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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