It’s been reported that about 4.4. million Americans will attain age 65 this year—12,000 people a day. While those attaining age 65 in 2024 won’t be … Read more about Succession Planning for Your Employees and the Knowledge Transfer
Each year for the past several years, I’ve run a series of articles throughout the year on a single main topic and this year’s topic is devoted to … Read more about Growing Your Business: Offer New Products and Services
Talks of a coming recession in 2024 continue. Will a recession occur? A former president of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Banks puts the odds at … Read more about Recession-Proof Your Business: What Did You Learn from 2023?
We live in the Information Age. It started with the transistor in 1947, but really took off with the advent of the internet in 1983. Since then, we’ve … Read more about How to Address Information Overload
Virginia Tech says “Business etiquette refers to the requirements and expectations of social and business behavior, practices and conduct that are … Read more about Holiday Etiquette for Business’ Greetings
“A partnership is not a legal contract between two equal individuals. It’s an emotional alliance between two people committed to each other’s … Read more about What IRS Statistics Tell Us About Partnerships and LLCs
Operating a successful small business requires more than marketing or product manufacturing experience. You also have to understand your consumer … Read more about Urban Mobility and Its Impact on Local Businesses
The holiday season is synonymous with giving gifts. Your business may be giving gifts at this time to various people…employees, customers, vendors, … Read more about Gifting: What You Need to Know
In December, many businesses are in the midst of their busy season. Retailers are hoping for good sales. Accountants are helping businesses with … Read more about Now’s the Time to Hold Your Annual Board Meeting: When, Where, and What to Do
In the past, it was routine for companies to set certain standards for attire. As late as the 1980s, the IBM “uniform” for salesmen (there were no … Read more about Are Dress Codes and Uniforms Dead?
A question that comes up frequently is “what’s a small business?" The SBA defines a small business as one with up to 500 employees (even more for some … Read more about Labeled a Small Business? That’s Great!
For more than 25 years, I’m proud to say my tax book for small businesses has been the go-to guide for owners and their tax advisers. The 2024 edition … Read more about J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes 2024: Author’s Overview
Anyone who has read my blogs knows I love to include quotations where relevant. I find that often someone else has said something better than I could. … Read more about Inspirational Quotations for Small Business Owners
“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have … Read more about Thanksgiving: Small Business Owners Can Be Grateful
Business owners need to take money out of their companies to pay their personal expenses and reward themselves for their hard work. Deciding how much … Read more about Business Owner’s Compensation: How Much?