Team

Spouses and Biz Ownership

Does your spouse own your business? A client of mine was recently trying to purchase half of an existing business from a person who is going through a divorce and this issue came up. If any of these describe your situation, your spouse may own your business (and at the bottom of this post, I’ll…

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Kim K.’s Legal Backside!

Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian is at the helm of an empire. This week’s post looks at some of the legal steps Kim is taking to keep her brand protected, just like the rest of us mere mortals should be doing- and some of the places she is lacking protection. Cookies Privacy was…

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Is my team member a contractor or employee?

Contractor or Employee: Why You Should Care (and a checklist to help you figure out which one is which) This is one of those “gotcha” items that business owners should know about. Read on before you take on your next contractor! Working with independent contractors has a lot of benefits: you are not burdened by…

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What really happens in a lawsuit

Knowledge is power, so in this post, I am going to put a few myths to rest about the dreaded L-word, lawsuit.  You will not hear me talk much about lawsuits because I find prevention much more palatable and inexpensive. But occasionally things go to the next level, and I want my audience to understand…

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Instead of Partnerships, Do This

Whether you are just starting your business or you have surpassed the seven figure mark, working with other professionals in your industry is probably on the list of ways you expand your audience and increase your income. Sometimes these relationships are called “JV” relationships, affiliates, or most commonly, partnerships. Regardless of the fact that these…

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Working with Others

As your business grows, so will your team. Having help is the best! It might be the virtual assistant who takes care of your projects, a salesperson who converts your prospects to clients, or your affiliates that spread the word with their audience. In this video, I’ll cover some of the basics about working with…

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Working With Designers and Developers

Working with a developer or designer to make your vision a reality means handing over creative control in a big way- usually with a price tag to match. In this post, you will learn the 5 most common problems in these relationships so you can be prepared before things fall apart. Plus, I’ll show you how you…

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