Posts by Deborah Sweeney

How to Be a Successful Serial Entrepreneur

Running multiple businesses is not for the faint of heart—doing so requires a lot of work and dedication. But if you’re driven, motivated, and passionate about what you do and who you do it for, serial entrepreneurship might just be the next step to take your business in. With great power comes great responsibility and…

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3 Reasons Why It’s Necessary to Update Corporate Minutes

What’s the buzz with corporate minutes? If you have incorporated as a corporation, you may already be familiar with minutes and minute taking. Minutes record everything that takes place during a meeting. Afterwards, individuals in attendance (and those unable to make the meeting) may refer back to minutes as a meeting refresher. As the year…

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Don’t Do These 4 Things When Business is Booming

Success in business is just as much cautionary as it is celebratory. When you start breaking even and gradually grow used to business being on the up and up, naturally you’ll be inclined to spend more money. Sometimes this spending is done for the greater good of the company’s ROI, like hiring new employees. Other…

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How to Create a Legacy for Your Business

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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How Employees Can Learn to Love Mondays

It’s a little strange that it’s 2019 and the general opinion of Monday is still not positive. According to Gallup research, Mondays are one of the worst days of the week for a person’s overall wellbeing. This kind of wellbeing is made up of five elements that include purpose, social, financial, community, and physical. We…

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How to Write a Sales Script That Won’t Annoy Your Customers

Sales scripts get a pretty bad rap because they are so closely related to cold calling, and cold calling is annoying. (Ever notice how it seems to always happen during dinnertime?) But these scripts can actually be pretty useful, as long as they’re written and used the right way. Prompts are great for getting new…

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What is Involved in Forming a Non-Profit Company?

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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Ready to Be a Registered Agent? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Most states require that small businesses designate a registered agent in their state of formation. Registered agents (also referred to as an RA) act as the state’s means to communicate with a corporation or LLC. They accept official documents on behalf of your business, organize the materials, and get the paperwork over to the business…

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