What to Do When Your Spouse is Your Business Partner

Running a business with your spouse can be a dream come true—but it also comes with its own set of unique challenges. What does it mean for you when your business partner is also your partner in life? There are some great benefits including the higher levels of trust and mutual understanding, but also some […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Filing a Patent

Question: I’d like to file a patent. How do I perform a patent search and complete the process of filing a patent? Patent Basics A patent for a product or business process invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor. Patent protection prevents others from using a product or business process invention […]

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Geoff Wilson: Managing Business Growth

Obviously, 352 Inc.’s Geoff Wilson was happy to have a growing business, but that brought an entirely new set of challenges along with it. “If you’re a sole practitioner… you have a background or passion for whatever service you’re offering,” he says. In Geoff’s case his passion and expertise at web design was what led […]

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Red Tape in the Restaurant Biz

If you’re planning on opening your own restaurant business, you may not be aware of all the different types of red tape you’ll have to get through first. There are zoning laws, building permits and licenses, and other types of licenses and permits with the federal and state governments. All these different requirements may seem […]

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