What to learn some business basics an easy way? Take a look at these graphic novels which the library owns.
Cartoon Introduction to Economics
The Age of Selfishness
Business Cat: Money, Power, Treats
Hypercapitalism : The Modern Economy, its Values, and How to Change Them
Eliyahu M. Goldratt’s The Goal : A Business Graphic Novel
Dilbert Gives You the Business
The holidays are the perfect time to catch up with some of the best business books of the year or give one as a gift. Books never go out of style! Check them out from SCPL or put one under the corporate tree for your boss or colleague.
From Business Insider, here are their favorites.
Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar
Janesville by Amy Goldstein
Principles by Ray Dalio
Reset by Elen Pao
Tribes of Mentors by Tim Ferriss
The Four by Scott Galloway
Unshakeable by Tony Robbins
Adaptive Markets by Andrew E. Lo
The Captain Class by Sam Walker
Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Need help looking for grants? SCPL provides access to the Foundation Directory online. Come in and we’ll be happy to help you get started.
This weekly journal is an excellent source for keeping up with what’s going on business-wise in the Upstate. Access is available online at http://upstatebusinessjournal.com/.
This workshop is for small business owners who want to connect with the counseling, capital and contracting resources of the Federal Government. Representatives from area lending institutions will be present to provide overviews of their programs. Free, but call Beth Smith at 592-6318 to register. Sponsored by the Spartanburg Small Business Development Center.
Wednesday, October 18
9:00am to noon
Harley Meeting Rom
Headquarters Library–151 S Church St.
South Carolina’s Attorney General announced that the state’s price gouging law is now in effect. This law applies to businesses and individuals looking to unfairly take advantage of the effects of Hurricane Irma through price gouging of food, gasoline, lodging, and other commodities.
Please email any examples or documentation to email@example.com or call 803-737-3953 and leave a message if you have witnessed a likely violation.
The SC Department of Employment and Workforce publishes a community profile for Spartanburg County that is rich in detail. It provides economic, industry, demographic, occupation, and education data for the community. Take a look at it at https://lmi.dew.sc.gov/lmi%20site/Documents/CommunityProfiles/04000083.pdf.