Billy Westbrook began as so many entrepreneurs do: with an idea to improve the world. He dedicated himself to building a business around that idea, and brought the world a clearer view.
Managing risk can be an important part of building an enduring business. From employees getting injured on the job to an earthquake destroying a warehouse, there are no shortage of costly scenarios for a prudent business owner to imagine. Fortunately, there are insurance products available to help protect your business in nearly any situation. General […]
Custom Powder Systems: A Young Manufacturing Company Strives to be the Best Place their Employees have Ever Worked
Denise and Dale McIntosh of Custom Powder Systems strive to build the best equipment and culture they can. Read how this young business has landed Fortune 500 customers while still encouraging employees to take risks and make mistakes.
A nine-digit Employer Identification Number (EIN) is assigned by the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of identifying a business. Most businesses are required to have EINs to legally operate in the United States, but there are notable exceptions. Does Your Business Need an EIN? The federal government requires any business that has employees to […]
The key to determining the value of a sole proprietorship is in the understanding that your valuation of the business is just an estimate because so much of the company’s success rides on the personality and experience of the owner. Learn more here.
The two primary risks that every company has to face on a daily basis are business risk and financial risk, and contrary to common belief, they are not one in the same.
Often misunderstood, market credibility is not the same as brand recognition. Rather, market credibility refers to the means by which a firm validates itself with its customers, partners and other entities with which it does business.