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Earlier this year, Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, published her first book entitled Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, commonly referred to as simply Lean In.  Lean In focuses on the reasons behind the...

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There is no question that the Internet has changed the business landscape and has significantly lowered traditionally high barriers to entry in some industries. No longer do startups and entrepreneurs need to have large amounts of capital to get...

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If you hire someone to perform services for your business, that person may be classified as an independent contractor or as an employee.  The differences between these two classifications are often misunderstood by an employer, and these misunderstandings can...

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A professional and robust Internet presence is essential for any business that wants to remain competitive in today’s marketplace. The web allows for business opportunities that did not exist just a few years ago, and also allows anyone with...

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Operating a startup or a small business is never easy, and sometimes it can be impossible to pay all of your bills on time. Late-paying clients, seasonal lows, and downturns in the economy or your field are all factors...

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Starting a business takes a great deal of time and energy, and often involves the development of intangible assets such as goodwill within an industry or the development of well-trained employees. While these assets are less concrete than a...

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When an entrepreneur starts a business, it is important to have a legal professional look into whether they are in compliance with all relevant local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Applicable laws may concern issues such as licenses...

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Last month, we introduced some basic ideas about intellectual property and intellectual property law as it relates to startups. In that post, we focused on ways that the law could protect ideas that people or companies were trying to...

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If you’re starting a business with another person or a group of people, you’ll be sharing ideas, divvying up equity, and investing money together.  For startups, resolving questions of equity, ownership and control is critical to the company’s growth...

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Starting a business can be an exciting and potentially lucrative endeavor, and many entrepreneurs are understandably excited to get started. Developing a concept into a monetized reality requires planning and execution, and skipping steps in this process can cost...

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