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Top 20 Destroyers of Business Value Tip # 19 – Not Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Posted on March 20th, 2013 · Posted in Blog

Merriam-Webster defines intellectual property (IP) as: property (as an idea, invention, or process) that derives from the work of the mind or intellect; also, an application, right or registration relating.. Read more

Top 20 Destroyers of Business Value Tip # 18 – Not Understanding Business and Economic Cycles

Posted on February 25th, 2013 · Posted in Blog

Local and national level economic cycles and conditions can have a major impact on the value of your business. When times are good, and business and consumer spending is plentiful,.. Read more

Top 20 Destroyers of Business Value #17 – Not Optimizing the Use of Capital

Posted on February 7th, 2013 · Posted in Blog

Many small business owners often shy away from credit or debt.   However, like most anything in life, debt used in moderation can be extremely beneficial, but if abused extremely detrimental… Read more

Top 20 Destroyers of Business Value # 16 – Unaligned Partners / Shareholders

Posted on January 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Blog

When partners and shareholders in a business do not share the same vision, or lack trust and respect, it becomes very difficult for a business to maintain a path towards.. Read more

Top 20 Destroyers of Business Value # 15 – Assignability of Contracts

Posted on December 5th, 2012 · Posted in Blog

One simple but often overlooked destroyer of value is the assignability of contracts.  This often creates surprises and rears its ugly head in the middle of due diligence.   Not having.. Read more

How to Avoid Financial Missteps

Posted on December 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Blog

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), only one out of every two new start-ups survives after the first five years of business. That means that half fail, many.. Read more

What Successful Business Owners Know that You Don’t

Posted on November 30th, 2012 · Posted in Blog

If you’re an entrepreneur or an entrepreneur-hopeful, it’s probably difficult to keep from second guessing your every move as you plan and run your business. It becomes even harder to.. Read more

Introducing Kids to the World of Finance

Posted on November 26th, 2012 · Posted in Blog

All parents want to support their children’s learning process. From algebra to a musical instrument, parents can help their children improve their education through support and encouragement. But what about.. Read more

2012 Tax Planning to Avoid 2013 Tax Hikes

Posted on November 14th, 2012 · Posted in Blog

According to financial planner Rick Rogers, income taxes are going up next year, and not just for those who earn more than $200,000 a year. “We all know about the.. Read more

Top 20 Destroyers of Business Value # 14 – Not Understanding an Outside Investors Viewpoint

Posted on November 12th, 2012 · Posted in Blog

The fear of losing money has more influence over people’s investment decisions than their desire to make money. “Because of the pain of loss, people are willing to take greater.. Read more