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Succession Planning in a Hurry

As seen in … Kimberly Martinez faced a difficult decision. For lifestyle reasons, she had already chosen to live in…

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Howdy, Partner!

From Down Under, a piece from the Manly Daily (a reference to the location of the publication, not its masculinity) on…

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On Business Partnerships and Boyfriends

From the department of “Oh, why not just put a stake through my heart?” came an inquiry from a reader…

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"Success without successors is failure" ~ Les Brown

Some days, you need to work on your business, not just in it.  And sometimes, you need to come first. …

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When Business Partners Part

It could happen to you. Plan for it now instead of despairing later. ” ‘Til death do us part,” go…

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“Attention, Internet Business Owners!”: Your Website Terms and Conditions

They’re there, even if they’re hidden and don’t smack you in the face. They’re on Amazon.com, Shopping.Yahoo.com, and even less-known…

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Satisfy Customers to Survive and Prosper

Satisfied customers don’t grow on trees, ripe for the picking.  Yet without them, your company is doomed.  Most businesses models…

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Why a Simple Buy-Sell Agreement Ain’t So Simple

The portion of a partnership agreement that’s often referred to as a “buy-sell” agreement, can really help simplify matters if…

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The 7 Hardest Qualities to Find in a Business Partner

Sometimes, despite all the highfalutin’ talk, it’s time to get back to basics.  That’s what I thought when I read…

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Sadly, Your Company Must Have a Collections Policy

The first time it happened, I was shocked.  (Okay–naïve too, but shocked).  “What did I do wrong?” I wondered. “Wasn’t…

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