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Is Your Business Partnership Prepared for Succession?

Who said partnerships were easy?  Part of the challenge is structuring your company so that it can function well in…

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Success Secrets for Entrepreneurial Women

Women are the fastest growing segment of business owners in the United States. Terrific for economic growth in our country,…

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On being spontaneous … with Polar Bears

“It’s 46 degrees!” Joe squeals, on hearing the weather report. (To the extent that a grown man and former champion…

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Confidentiality . . . and Holding Too Tight

When is the right time to protect an idea? “About 10 minutes before someobody else tries to use it,” quipped…

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Making It Legal’s Swan Song . . . Sorta

On a bleak January morning a few years ago, I got a call at 8:47.  My husband’s Uncle Jimmy had died. …

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3 Ways to Raise Fees without Losing Clients

I’ve worked with many business professionals who really wanted to raise their fees. But they were concerned about losing clients,…

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Transformative Collaboration

Although written from a not-for-profit perspective, Alison Rapping of Alison & Associates (a not-for-profit consultancy based in Arizona) shares my…

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Five Rules for Collecting Late Payments

Let’s face it: Once you’re headed to the courthouse to collect a bad debt, you’ve lost. Lost, because you rarely,…

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Your Client Base: Silk Purses or Sows’ Ears?

Are we taking whatever walks through the door because we’re afraid there won’t be another piece of business .  . …

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Law Questions about Company Ownership and Board Meetings

Many entrepreneurs have law questions about company ownership and board meetings.  Some of the responsibilities of company ownership include holding…

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