WALLOWA COUNTY BUSINESS FACILITATION
PO Box 995
Our mission is to assist people in transforming their passionate ideas into viable new or expanding businesses. Wallowa County Business Facilitation was founded by citizens in order to: Promote local entrepreneurship and innovation;
assist in the startup, improvement, or expansion of businesses in all sectors, including agriculture, forestry, tourism, and value-added manufacturing; and, increase the capacity within our community to meet the challenges of changing economic and social conditions
Based on Ernesto Sirolli's proven Enterprise Facilitation method (see www.sirolli.com), Wallowa County Business Facilitation has contracted with a full-time business facilitator who started work in January 2001. The facilitator offers free and confidential management coaching, advice, and networking to people who are serious about starting or expanding a business in Wallowa County.
No business can succeed for long without skills and commitment in three areas: (1) production of the goods or services, (2) marketing, and (3) financial management and planning. It is rare that the entrepreneur can do all three things well. The facilitator is trained to help the entrepreneur build a complementary team for the business ? to help find someone who loves to do what the entrepreneur hates, and in this the local board is essential for building the necessary network.