It’s that time of year again. I’m not talking about Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, or <insert your personal holdiay here>. It’s getting towards the end of the year, and it’s typically around this time, that companies start doling out bonuses of one sort or another. I’ve been giving some thought to this, as my own personal…

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Starting anything isn’t easy and building a new business has historically been fraught with peril. I don’t have any hard statistics on how many fail. Those statistics are difficult to come by because small businesses are not required to file public financial statements. The best you can generally do is look at the number of…

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Every hero has a nemesis. Frodo had Gollum. Batman had The Joker, and Harry Potter had Voldemort. In nearly every case, the hero finds himself with his back to a wall, the end of the world is near, and people are going to die. Well, it may not be quite so dramatic when you’re a…

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Creating a new business is a lot of work. Oh sure, you can run to the Town Clerk, file some paperwork for a DBA and be out of there in less than an hour, spending maybe $35, but if you want to protect yourself, you need to do things right. That means a lot of…

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