Do you plan to start a small business in the new year? If so, congratulations—and welcome to the world of entrepreneurship! Launching a startup means checking off a variety of boxes that determine if you’re ready to go into business. From making sure your idea is viable for a startup to incorporating as a business…

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What do brands like Coca-Cola, Apple, and Tiffany & Co. have in common? They are all iconic legacy brands that are beloved and recognizable on a global scale. For small businesses dreaming of getting on the same level, what can they start doing now to ensure they leave behind a lasting mark? Here are a…

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As 2020 winds down, entrepreneurs everywhere are reflecting back on the year in business. In between crossing off last-minute items from end-of-year checklists (like reviewing profit and loss statements and filing an annual report), they’re also making resolutions for 2021. While it’s easy to be motivated by the new beginnings each year holds, it’s a…

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That old cliché about time being money has a magical way of creeping into so many of these types of posts, doesn’t it? Even if you don’t judge every minute of your life by the amount of money you could be making, you still probably want to know how long it will take to file…

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On Friday November 13, 2020, the Miami Marlins made a major announcement. They hired Kim Ng to be their new general manager. Ng’s hiring not only makes her GM of the Marlins, but also the first female GM in Major League Baseball.  In a year as unprecedented as 2020, silver linings are starting to emerge…

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If you’re looking to form a non-profit corporation, there are several important steps for you to follow. Incorporating a non-profit corporation is often similar to a for-profit corporation, but there are some differences to be aware of. Here are some general guidelines for incorporating a non-profit. Pre-Incorporation Matters Prior to incorporation, you should have a…

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What kinds of adjectives come to mind when you think of the word entrepreneur? You may be imagining someone that is ambitious, hardworking, enthusiastic, and gregarious in nature.  Let’s go back to that gregarious part. What if you tend to be a little bit shy or timid? Can an introvert also succeed as an entrepreneur?…

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Not to be confused with New Year’s resolutions, corporate resolutions are official documents that record formal decisions and actions approved by your board of directors (or members, if you run an LLC) on behalf of the company. If you’ve been tasked with putting these documents together and have never done so before, take a moment…

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