I make spanakopita, a Greek appetizer, every New Year's Eve. It keeps for a few days, reheats well in a toaster oven, and saves me from having to cook New Year's Day when I just want to sleep in. This
The holidays are almost over and you're looking forward to the new year. You may have taken some time off in December to spend with family and friends and your business has taken a back seat. In a day or
Um...with a pen?
Seriously, though. It sounds simple, but you should consider the implications of how you sign documents on behalf of your company. As a business owner you have a split personality. In any situation, you will be either Jane
No, it doesn't involve a safety pin or have anything to do with a wedding. This is one of those often-used yet rarely-explained phrases that every small business owner should understand.
If formed and managed properly, corporations and LLCs are treated as
I often speak with business owners who are ready to hire workers. While this is a big step for a small business, many owners believe they can avoid paying employment taxes simply by calling these workers independent contractors. I hate
Last week I was on the panel for a continuing legal education class at the UNLV Boyd School of Law called "How to Start a Law Practice." The audience was comprised of law students, recent graduates, and licensed attorneys. We had
Last Christmas I asked for, and received, a bread machine. Like I did with my Barbie Dreamhouse at 5 years old, I tore into the packaging and briefly read the directions. I furiously unpacked the machine and set
What is it? "Owners' Agreement" is a general term that can refer to any document that addresses issues like owners' rights, compensation systems, succession planning, management roles, and shareholder disputes.
Seems counterintuitive, doesn't it? Shouldn't everyone looking to start a business already have an idea of what they want to do? Not necessarily.
Head to your nearest bookstore, grab the October/November 2009 issue of Business Week's Small Biz, and read "Beyond