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Category: Small business problems

Shareholders Agreement – Advice

A good shareholders agreement is one you hope you never have to use. Any corporation with more than one shareholder should have one in place, but not many actually do. The corporate law firm should prepare the final document, but there are 4 major issues the shareholders can iron out themselves before they start paying lawyers fees. 4 issues D... Continue reading

Solving Business Problems – Simple Advice

Whenever you come across a business problem, the next step is to solve the problem, right? Actually not quite - first you need to ask the question: “Is the problem really the problem?” An effort to find a quick solution to what looks like the problem, may be a complete waste of time if the problem is not really the problem. Example:... Continue reading

Is it Time to End Your Small Business?

Are you like the frog in the pot of boiling water? It is a known scientific fact that if you take a pot of water and bring it to a boil and then take a frog and drop it in – guess what happens? It jumps right out. Surprised? I didn’t think so. It is another known scientific fact that if you take a frog and put it in a pot of water at room t... Continue reading