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Non-Compete Agreements in the Age of COVID-19

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Many companies use non-compete agreements to keep employees from working for competitors and sharing trade secrets. Non-competes are used in a variety of industries, from technology to finance to health care to media. Even beauty salons and fast food restaurants use them for their employees. Employees don’t typically like these agreements because they are… Read More »

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How Business Startups Can Sustain Growth

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It’s a rough time for entrepreneurs to be starting businesses. COVID-19 has forced quarantines and business shutdowns. Millions have been laid off, so these people are trying to spend as little money as possible. More than 70% of businesses fail within the first several years. This can be a frightening statistic for business owners…. Read More »

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New Trend: Multi-Unit Franchising

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Many people are interested in owning franchises because it can be easier than starting a brand new business. With a franchise, you get an established business with a solid customer base and marketing plans in place. You don’t have to worry about whether or not a business will be successful because chances are, it… Read More »

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Dealing With Common Online Business Issues

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Many brick and mortar companies are having to close for good due to COVID-19. They are unable to make their monthly rent and utility payments due to a lack of revenue they have faced since they were forced to shut down. Physical businesses require a lot of money because there are so many expenses… Read More »

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Solving Succession Problems for Women Entrepreneurs

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The business world used to be ruled by men. Now, business owners are often women. Between 2018 and 2019, on average, 1,800 women started businesses in the United States every day. While this is great news, many women fail to plan for the future. Women are more likely than men to leave their business… Read More »

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How to Protect Your Personal Assets as an Entrepreneur

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The decision to become a small business owner is not one you should take lightly. While you may be sick of working 9-5 for your boss, running your own business is much more difficult. Instead of working 9-5, you’ll likely be working closer to 5 a.m. to 9 p.m, seven days a week. Plus,… Read More »

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Why Non-Compete Agreements Should Be Eliminated

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The coronavirus pandemic has left tens of millions of Americans out of work. To try to get people back into the workforce, it’s imperative that we do things that promote fairness and equality in the workplace. This is especially true as the country deals with racism and other social issues. One way to do… Read More »

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Business Leasing During COVID-19

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We certainly live in interesting times. Earlier this year, businesses were doing great, for the most part. Unemployment was low and the economy wasn’t so bad. Fast forward just several months later and the United States is in turmoil. The coronavirus pandemic has turned this country upside down. Millions of Americans have lost their… Read More »

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Florida Politician Accused of Copyright Infringement

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Politicians are always trying to one-up each other. Almost every person running for office has developed a campaign that talks trash about the opposition. While this allowed—and even expected—using protected works from another person in an effort to degrade them is hardly ever acceptable. In some cases, this can even be considered copyright infringement…. Read More »

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Florida Business Gets Liquor License Suspended

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Liquor licenses are hard to come by in Florida. Therefore, when you are lucky enough to acquire one, you should do what you can to keep it. This means following state and local laws and other ordinances. Restaurants and bars are facing financial struggles across the country. Many were forced to shut down due… Read More »

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