Friday 5 for the Week of February 15th, 2016


The Key to Being an Original

By Fran Tarkenton

Innovation and creativity is the driver of American small business. We are always looking for ways to do things better. We want to create a better product, find a more efficient… 3 minute read

Business Mentoring: Budget Time for Your Most Valuable Position

With Dave Crenshaw

Most entrepreneurs are pretty good at a lot of different things—and that’s the problem. The best use of your time isn’t on things that you’re decent at, but on what you do best… Watch session

Assemble Your Advisor Dream Team


As a small business owner, you probably wear many different hats. One day you’re the chief financial officer, the next you’re a marketer, a hiring supervisor, logistics manager… 4 minute read

So You’re a 1099—Now What?

By Ted Jenkin

You have decided to leave your employer and make a go at a consulting business on your own. So what happens when you initially collect your first checks for a job well done?… 4 minute read

Do I Have to Pay Employees When Bad Weather Closes the Business?

By Bill Wortman

While you may want to consult your local labor lawyer to confirm your employee compensation requirements for particular business closure situations, as a general rule… 3 minute read

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