Category Archives: Business

What every business owner need to know before hiring their first employee

For most businesses, some kind of growth is usually the goal.

The problem becomes that when you grow your business, it can become harder to step away from that business for your own personal life, vacations or other ventures. If you’re business is growing and you want to maintain your sanity, you’ll need help with day-to-day...
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5 Steps to Take When Winding Down Your Business

There are many reasons business owners close up shop, including retirement, starting a new venture or, hopefully, because they’ve won the lottery.

No matter what the reason, it’s important to diligently wind down a business before moving on.

This process can be emotional and overwhelming, so here are five steps to take to start moving toward your...

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Laws, Rules, & Regulations that May Not Apply to Your Small Businesses

An extraordinary number of laws, rules, and regulations govern businesses and their employees.

As a small business, these rules and regulations may seem overwhelming at times, but the good news is that small businesses may be exempt from one or more of them depending on its number of employees. Here are just a few examples of...
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8 Things to Include in a Successful Business Plan

Starting a new business can seem overwhelming – especially when you’re doing it alone.

Creating a business plan will allow you to refine incomplete ideas, address areas you may have not yet considered, create a map so you know what to do next, and increase credibility for bank loans or investor funding. While you may think you’ve...
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