New Overtime Regulations Finalized

Earlier this year we brought to your attention proposed overtime regulations from Department of Labor that would significantly impact your small business by substantially increasing… Read More…

Positive Thinking, Positive Results

Scan the internet or browse the business section of any bookstore and you’ll likely soon find gads of articles and books about successful business leaders…. Read More…

Not So Fast: What you need to know before you sign a non-compete agreement.

Selling your closely held business has its perks.  Whether you’re looking to gain cash or stock and diversity your assets, or just simplify family relationships,… Read More…

Buzzwords Are Not a Badge of Honor. (In fact, they’re pretty awful.)

Ever played Buzzword Bingo?  It’s a somewhat sneaky variation of regular bingo, played during meetings or other office presentations.  In place of the numbers on… Read More…

Ditch the Busy, Find Your Joy

“Sorry, can’t, too busy.”   Are these words constantly coming out of your mouth?  Is every waking hour spoken for with meetings and minutiae?  … Read More…

What Businesses Really Need to Know About Gift Cards

Mother’s Day is Sunday, which means the panic over what to get dear mom has officially set in. If your business routinely sells gift cards… Read More…

What could make tax season worse? We’re about to find out.

Good morning!  It feels that way to us, anyway.  Last Tuesday, we emerged from our months-long, tax-preparing cocoon.  The extra-long hours and take-out meals are… Read More…

Keep It or Shred It? A quick and easy guide to organizing your personal and business documents.

Spring has sprung.  The winter coats are put away and, if you’re like me, you’ve spent some time purging closets, pulling weeds, and generally organizing… Read More…

Right People, Right Jobs: Hire right every time.

If you’ve ever hired someone only to realize later that doing so was a huge mistake, well, welcome to the club.  Hiring new talent is… Read More…

We Need To Talk: Why you needn’t dread those four little words.

Are you dreading having a particular conversation at work?  Rest assured, your colleague is, too.  Better yet, he or she is likely struggling to figure… Read More…