As you prepare to dive into your goal and budget planning for 2024, remember that legal planning isn't just a sideline item on your to-do list – it's a strategic cornerstone for your business's success. In a world where entrepreneurship moves at lightning speed, failing to plan can indeed be planning to fail. So, as you chart your course for the year ahead, make sure legal planning is firmly integrated into your annual strategy. It's not just about avoiding problems; it's about proactively seizing opportunities, aligning with your goals, ensuring compliance, and securing your business's long-term sustainability. Embrace legal planning as a key ingredient for your business's growth and protection in 2024.
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Does your business need its head examined? The mind of your business influences decision-making processes, governance, security, and safety. When healthy, it can lead your business towards long-term prosperity. Check out 3 Ways To Strengthen The Mind Of Your Business.
Building a healthy and fit business requires attention to the spirit, mind, and body of your organization. By defining your purpose, establishing core values, implementing robust decision-making processes, and investing in your physical resources, you can create a solid foundation for long-term success. Equinox's Business Health Assessment (BHA) offers a valuable opportunity to evaluate your organization's legal infrastructure and gain insights into areas that may need improvement. We value your participation and feedback as we collectively strive to build purpose-driven organizations that thrive in today's ever-evolving business landscape. Here's to your continued success and a prosperous future ahead.
It’s hard to have a successful business without a healthy Sales and Marketing operation. As a business grows so does the complexity of protecting product production, sales, and marketing from liabilities and vulnerabilities. Yet many business leaders go blindly at it alone “not knowing what they don’t know” leads to mistakes. “Learn from the mistakes... View Article
Blog written by David Lightfoot, B2B CFO Virtually every business plan is based on growth. I’ve never seen one that projects a static level of sales or a decrease. And often, too often, growth is seen as the savior; the thing that will deliver the company to financial bliss. As Ron Kranz says, “Be careful... View Article
Blog written by Ron Kranz, Beyond The Benchmark The business owners I work with tell me they want to grow their businesses. Grow what? Revenue of course! Be careful what you wish for. When the top line grows, the cost of goods and operating expenses typically grow too – sometimes at a faster rate. When... View Article
Blog written by Managing Attorney, Michelle Bomberger At Equinox, we are seeing clients with much more optimism about business growth. They are taking action to proactively find and jump onto growth opportunities. A common way to doing so is hiring a sales representative. Anyone doing this for the first time thinks, “How hard can it... View Article
When a company plans to expand its services into another state, a number of key legal considerations must be reviewed. Below is a summary of some of the critical steps that must be undertaken by the company as it expands. Business Structure. All entities doing business in the state must register with the state. Corporate... View Article
Our Equinox Focus Event last week “Tax Update: What You Need to Know for 2012 (and 2011, too)!” was quite a success with raves from our participants. I wanted to share some of my key takeaways from the program. – Pre-Opening Costs. For folks starting or launching a business, certain pre-opening costs are tax deductible. In... View Article