Category Archives for "Business Planning"

Jan 28

The Grave Risks of Using DIY Legal Documents

By Christine Faulkner

Need instructions for replacing your car’s spark plugs? Want to learn HTML? Looking to find the route home with the least traffic?  You can find all of that—and just about anything else—with a quick Google search. Indeed, the amount of information you can gain from the Internet is staggering. But just because you can find […]

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Jan 21

4 Big-Time Benefits of Effective Business Systems

By Christine Faulkner

From payroll and project management to invoicing and inventory, business systems are vital to your organization’s efficiency and sustainability. Without effective systems, your team is likely to become bogged down by the countless small tasks they must complete on a daily basis just for your business to function.  While many basic processes may not seem like […]

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Dec 31

4 Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Franchise

By Christine Faulkner

If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business, but find the idea of building an entire operation from scratch too daunting, you might consider investing in a franchise.  Since you’re getting an already proven business model and brand, purchasing a franchise can make the start-up phase quite a bit easier. In addition to getting a […]

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Dec 24

8 Items to Include in Your Employee Handbook

By Christine Faulkner

If your company has (or plans to have) employees, you should definitely create an employee handbook. Handbooks ensure that employees are not only aware of your rules, but also the federal and state laws governing their employment. You can use the handbook to introduce your employees to your company and its culture, explaining what’s expected […]

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