Strategic Planning – Preparing for the New Year

2019-05-02T16:44:42+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Past Workshops|

Strategic Planning – Preparing for the New Year Traditional strategic and business planning is essential to strengthening any business, but it is not responsive to unknowns and risks – the things that distract owners from achieving their best-laid plans.  Lawyers do know about risks, and every day they address problems that might have been [...]

Using Games to Increase Sales

2018-02-22T17:17:07+00:00August 1st, 2017|Past Workshops|

Using Games to Increase Sales People enjoy playing games, and some retailers incorporate this into the way they do business. From loyalty cards with potential discounts to the McDonalds’ Monopoly game, these things can potentially increase sales and customer loyalty. Before taking advantage of people’s love of games, business owners should ensure their games [...]

Using Independent Contractors in Your Business: Will You Survive the Inevitable Audit?

2018-02-22T17:35:30+00:00July 1st, 2017|Past Workshops|

Using Independent Contractors Instead of Employees Misinformation about using independent contractors is rampant in Colorado’s business community.  A business can run into trouble when it structures its workforce without understanding Colorado and federal laws on independent contractors and employees.  Federal and state agencies audit businesses to determine whether their independent contractors must be reclassified [...]

OFFBOARDING: How to Make a Clean Break with an Employee

2018-02-22T17:50:07+00:00June 1st, 2017|Past Workshops|

OFFBOARDING:  How to Make a Clean Break with an Employee To the business owner, letting someone go is a business decision.  To the employee, termination means an abrupt loss of their livelihood and often injury to their pride.  A worker who faces the loss of pay without immediate options for reemployment has a strong [...]