Is Franchising in Your Future?

Franchises can be an amazing way to grow your business quickly, without the need for the increased capital and staffing you would need to open multiple locations yourself.  At its most basic level, by franchising your business, you control both your intellectual property AND how the franchise is run. The franchisee puts the money up, […]

Ask for What You want

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] “Can I ask for this?” “Can I put this requirement in even if it’s not usual in my industry?”   While working with clients to help put contracts in place for really important relationships in their business, I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard those questions […]

How to Create Contracts that Get You Paid!

Lesson One- Happiness is…. Getting Paid Let’s start off by admitting that as much as we love what we do, as small business owners, we do this to make money. Repeat after me: I AM NOT A CHARITY Let’s also admit that we have clients who have not really gotten on board with this concept […]

Five Things You Should Know Before You Sign Your Next Contract

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] In an ideal world, you’d have a lawyer at the ready to review everything you want to sign. As we’re dreaming, let’s also conjure up the dream house with kids who always eat everything you cook for dinner and who never lose their mittens the first week of winter. Just my dream? […]