3 Ideas to Transform Your Work Space with a Small Budget

Creating a fresh and friendly work environment not only makes the work day more enjoyable, but it can also stimulate productivity. Adding a little personality to any office space can make a world of difference on how your business appears to both employees and customers.

DBA vs. LLC: Which is Best for Your Small Business?

You’ll come across inevitable steps when forging your path to entrepreneurship – formulating an idea, writing a business plan, obtaining funds, etc. But one...

Business Entity Selection and Tax Consequences of Converting

For this post, Brandon Rains, founder of the Rains Laws Firm and an expert on business formation, espouses his observations about business structure changes...

Business Licenses 101

Starting a business involves a great deal of filling out and filing the appropriate paperwork to get up and running. A lot of it is fun to work on—picking a business name, logo, color scheme and location—but there's also plenty of legal work that new small business owners need to think about.

3 Most Annoying Things Small Business Founders Face

The moment when they decide to quit your 9-to-5 job and become your own boss is definitely one of the best in every business...

How Does a Business Adopt a “Fictitious Name” or DBA?

There are many reasons why a business may want a DBA. For sole proprietors and partnerships, the legal name of their business is their personal name. For those who do not want to use their personal name as their business name, a DBA may be of some value.

The Basics of Partnerships

Partnerships consist of an association of two or more persons who assume co-ownership of a business for profit. While partnerships are relatively easy to set-up, there are some basic tips that if followed can lead to a long-lasting and rewarding partnership.

Timing Is Everything: When to Assemble a Board of Directors for Your Business

You may not think your company needs extra oversight, but even a small business can benefit from the guidance and structure a board can provide. As long as your board is made up of the right people, the same will hold true for you.

5 Special Qualities Shared by Courageous Leaders

A leader has so many special qualities that it's inspirational when you work with them. They possess an invisible aura that radiates confidence and challenges everyone around them to achieve greater heights than they would have ever dared to try before.

Should You Go Into Business with Your Friends?

Either you’ve thought about it or you know someone who has: going into business with a good friend seems like a wonderful idea. Why...

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