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Advisory Boards – It’s Lonely at the Top

by | January 12, 2010

Our guest blog post comes from Nate Silverman, Principal at Silverman Consulting LLC and a certified Hot100 Advisor. The Hot100 Program is designed to help privately owned companies with one or two active owners, annual revenues of $500,000 to $50 million, and at least five employees to increase sales, profitability, and/or valuation (owner’s equity). Nate... View Article

Advisory Boards – Why You Need One and How to Start

by | January 5, 2010

Rarely does a day go by as an entrepreneur where no advice is required, obtained or given. In day-to-day operations, we struggle with the right decisions for employees, for customers, for ourselves. To help along the way, we use advisors. Some are family and required to listen to our questions, stories and rants. Others are... View Article

Keeping It Local — The Impact of Local Spending

by | December 8, 2009

When you own your business, normally it is difficult to separate business from personal. I was in a meeting with a CPA today who mentioned that even our personal vehicles could arguably be considered 80% business because most of their use goes to promoting the business – whether you’re headed to work or a cocktail... View Article

Year End Planning for Investment/Retirement

by | November 24, 2009

Our Guest Blogger this week is Kris Gray of Integrity Financial Group based in Bellevue, WA. IFC works with individuals and business owners to help them plan their investment and retirement strategies. ———————————– With the holidays approaching and the New Year around the corner, now is an ideal time to consider making necessary changes to... View Article

Year End Estate Planning

by | November 10, 2009

Our guest blog post this week is by Kanoa Ostrem, a Seattle-based estate planning attorney. Mr. Ostrem’s practice focuses on counseling and assisting individuals and families with their estate planning needs in a cost-effective and efficient manner. For more information, visit his website at www.ostremlaw.com. ———————— The end of the year presents just one critical... View Article

Angel Investment Today

by | October 30, 2009

Our guest blog post to wrap up this topic is from Loren Lyon, CEO of Magic Wheels, Inc. and presenter at the Zino Society Zillionaire Forum in September. Loren shares insights as to what investors are looking for now. —————– Having been on both sides of the fundraising fence, as a potential investor and as... View Article

Official Launch: Equinox Business Law Group

by | June 1, 2009

We are thrilled to officially introduce to you our new brand Equinox Business Law Group. As many of you are aware, at Small Business Legal Services, we’ve been working diligently on a rebranding effort that more clearly reflects our mission and services. We selected the word “Equinox” as it resonates clearly with our core values... View Article