Business Contracts – What we learned from a stupid lawsuit…

Way back, being sued by a former employee who felt he should be paid for sales 10 years out into the future inspired the Sales Representative Agreement (just ONE of the 165 sample contract templates available here). We wrote it with a renewed sense of need. This sample Sales Representative contract alone could save you…

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Video – How to Write a Business Plan:
Your “Business History”

VIDEO – What investors and lenders look for in your business and in your plan — What to think about as you edit the “Business History” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look for as they consider funding your start up or growing company.

Hiring Interview Questions Not in Anybody’s Book

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt   “Hire smart or manage tough.” ~ Lou Adler, executive recruiter   If you’re betting the farm on key employees, you need all the clues you can get. Here are a few questions to add to your interview repertoire.   Tell me what you’ve…

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Hiring the Right People

Before you hire anyone just to get something done, take some time to plan what you need done and who you need to hire. Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt   “There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability…