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If you’re a business owner hoping for a more prosperous 2015, there are a few legal factors you should consider. From new legislation to the protection of assets, the following are tried-and-true tips to tighten up the legal reigns on your business this year.
Being a kick-butt businesswoman is not easy, but being a successful negotiator is. It also can be fun, if you follow these effective and time-tested tips for negotiation.
As a business attorney, I have witnessed several common legal mistakes made by startups. Here are four crucial tips to help you protect your startup from common legal mistakes. 1. Have Quality Business Contracts in Place Many startups rely heavily on do-it-yourself boilerplate contracts when executing business transactions. Though boilerplate contracts are easily accessible online for […]
To build a strong business, you need strong people. Social media sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook are fast and inexpensive ways to vet candidates who will be an asset to your team. However, the use of these sources can be a legal landmine for human resource departments uninformed of state and federal legislation prohibiting […]
Business owners face a mountain of laws and regulations on their duties to employees. The recent explosion of internet technology has added a layer of complexity and confusion to an already dizzying array of compliance requirements. Courts and legislatures are wading into, and trying to resolve, many new questions about employees’ social media activities […]
Launching a startup can be as about exciting as putting a raft into the rapids of the Colorado River. The ride starts in slow calm waters where time seems to float lazily by. Then, there is a thundering echo in the distance and before you know it choppy white-capped water with menacing sharp rocks threaten to tear […]
Successful entrepreneurs know just how important developing a business plan is to the growth and sustainability of their business. Oftentimes, new business owners overlook the legal aspects of starting a business. For example, it is not uncommon for some businesses to open without developing solid business contracts, obtaining the right licenses and permits, or knowing […]
I was so excited when I was invited to join Women Business Experts. As a small business owner myself, I know first hand the struggles that come with building and managing a business, in addition to the reward of seeing my hard work pay off.