Much as I swore I would not begin Chanukah/Christmas shopping before Thanksgiving (I am blessed with Jewish family and Catholic in-laws, so I get it from all sides), I did. The lure of the catalogs I received in the mail, and avoiding the lines, the stress and the rush, were too great. After sifting through […]
I used to get so angry when things wouldn’t work out with a client. You know the type: they get themselves into a mess well before they even come to you and then expect you to clean up the mess, set the world aright on its axis, and realign the constellations . . . all […]
I was recently contacted by an entrepreneur (“Marie”) for a “rush job”: She had formed an S-Corporation about a year ago, and now a couple of investors were waiting in the wings to take an equity piece of her company. She needed the deal signed, sealed and delivered within two weeks. Now I won’t say that’s […]
Are you having trouble getting paid? Afraid to push too hard to collect on this debt? It’s a common scenario for small business owners. And as I’ve said in my program, “How to Train Your Clients to Pay You,” the only thing worse than having no clients is working like a dog and not getting paid. […]
Q.: Can a partnership use a partner’s family term life insurance policy as a business expense, with the intention of using the policy as a way to buy out the spouse’s interest in the business? Read on to find out . . . .
Are you at odds with your partner because your partnership agreement can’t help you avoid disputes? Are you gung-ho on sales but your partner takes more of a wait-and-see attitude? Do you feel like you’re talking to your business partners until you’re blue in the face but no one seems to understand your position? Well, […]
Hot off the press — security company and long-time golf supporter ADT announced yesterday that it was forming a strategic alliance with golf legend Greg Norman, a World Golf Hall of Fame member, and winner of 91 international golf titles. Through the alliance, Norman will help with promotions and advertising, as well as give public […]