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How to Know When It's Time to Break Up With a Client
Growth Strategies

How to Know When It's Time to Break Up With a Client

"Follow the passion; don't follow the dollar," says CEO Harry Herington.
Christopher Hann
How Housing Franchises Got Back on Their Feet
Franchises

How Housing Franchises Got Back on Their Feet

The subprime mortgage crisis wreaked havoc on the U.S. housing market, but several franchises that operate in the sector managed to weather the storm.
Do Angry McDonald's Franchisees Have a Leg to Stand On?
Franchise

Do Angry McDonald's Franchisees Have a Leg to Stand On?

If you're thinking of becoming the owner of any franchise someday, there's an important lesson contained in what's currently going on with this fast-food giant.
Joel Libava
How a Handshake Can Destroy Your Business
Growth Strategies

How a Handshake Can Destroy Your Business

Handshakes, verbal agreements and even email documentation aren't enough to ensure you aren't in legal trouble should a business relationship go sour. Here's how to protect yourself.
Mark J. Kohler
3 Tips for Doing Deals With Big Companies
Growth Strategies

3 Tips for Doing Deals With Big Companies

A role-playing event at a New York City incubator shows what early-stage startups should look out for when trying to land their first big client.
Brian Patrick Eha
Why Written Agreements Are Critical for Doing Business
Starting a Business

Why Written Agreements Are Critical for Doing Business

Attorney Nina Kaufman on why the days of 'doing business on a handshake' are over.
Nina Kaufman
The American Pickers Guide to Negotiating
Growth Strategies

The American Pickers Guide to Negotiating

Hate to negotiate? Fans of the History Channel's hit reality show about a pair of likable antique dealers might learn to love it -- and get better at it.
Carol Tice
Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
Starting a Business

Five Overlooked Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

When starting a business, details can get lost in the excitement of a new venture. Here are the top legal mistakes unwittingly made by new business owners -- and how to avoid them.
Lisa Girard
D.C. Debt Debacle: What Not to Do in High-Stakes Negotiations
Growth Strategies

D.C. Debt Debacle: What Not to Do in High-Stakes Negotiations

How to negotiate past an impasse when the stakes are high.
The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business
Marketing

The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business

Small businesses don't often think of big businesses as possible clients. But for those that do, here's a new online tool that's designed to help entrepreneurs make big-biz sales.
Carol Tice
E-Signatures Streamline the Contract Process
Technology

E-Signatures Streamline the Contract Process

E-signatures streamline the contract process
Ericka Chickowski
Save Money by Renegotiating Your Lease
Finance

Save Money by Renegotiating Your Lease

Carefully consider the economic benefits to reach a win-win agreement.
The Art of Negotiating
Growth Strategies

The Art of Negotiating

A practical guide to getting what you want, when you want it, at the price you want.
Growth Strategies

6 Ways to Save Your Shirt

Should you decide to skip an attorney, this excerpt will provide invaluable assistance to achieve successful business contracts.