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Protect Your Trade Secrets

The use of nondisclosure agreements has become almost ubiquitous in the high-tech field, particularly for Internet and computer companies. Read more

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Business Valuation 101

What is a Business Valuation? We first turn to the central issue—What is a business valuation? To answer this question, consider the following example. Read more

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Working Professionally From Home

Sometimes it’s hard to be taken seriously when you work from home. The stereotype of the typical home office worker is someone who spends most of the day in a robe. Read more

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The Costs of Starting a Franchise

Not all franchisers are created equal. Some are scrupulous, and others are not. Some give lots of training and support and are easy to work with, and others don’t. Read more

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