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Buying a One-Way Ticket to a Courtroom Nov. 10, 2020

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"I have a consulting business. Earlier this year, I contracted with a local business to provide mana... Read More

Getting Cold Comfort When Joining a Startup Oct. 27, 2020

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"I'm thinking about joining a new Web-based business where I would be one of three founders. The oth... Read More

Should You Charge a Flat Fee or an Hourly Rate? Oct. 20, 2020

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"I run a home organizing business. "When I do a job for a client, my work is divided into two parts:... Read More

Your Website Terms of Service Oct. 13, 2020

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"I operate a website with training and instructional materials for people who want to engage in cert... Read More

How You Should Vote This November Sep. 15, 2020

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Here it comes ... another contentious election season. At the top of the ticket is a choice between ... Read More

Working Wives Who Never Learn Aug. 27, 2020

At Work

Q: I am in a group of workers who is always left out — wives who work for their husbands for f... Read More

'The Purpose Is Profit': Not Just Another Startup Guide Aug. 25, 2020

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If you go to your local bookstore (they still exist, don't they?) or search for "entrepreneur" or "s... Read More

What You Need to Do Today to Survive the New Normal Aug. 11, 2020

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In last week's column, I wrote about several megatrends that I think will define the new normal for ... Read More

Getting a New Product From Patent to Market Jul. 28, 2020

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"I am an inventor who just got a U.S. patent for a wonderful new mechanical device that will revolut... Read More

Entrepreneurship Is the Key to Equality Jul. 16, 2020

Laura Hollis

The Marxist agitators are out in force, chomping at the bit to bring about the destruction of the Am... Read More

Making Sure a Company's Founders Are Diluted Fairly Jul. 14, 2020

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"A couple of months ago I started a Web-based company with two college friends. We agreed that I wou... Read More

Buying a Business in Troubled Times Jun. 30, 2020

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"My wife and I are looking to buy a small business. "We were looking for a very specific type of bus... Read More

Starting a New Business in the Middle of Divorce Jun. 23, 2020

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"My wife and I started a business a couple of years ago. We formed a limited liability company (LLC)... Read More

Can You Legally Spy on Your Independent Contractors? Apr. 28, 2020

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"I read with interest a column you did a while back on whether or not you can legally spy on what yo... Read More

There Is Nobody Else to Blame Apr. 16, 2020

Joe Conason

When he isn't watching Fox News or tweeting insults at his perceived enemies, President Donald Trump... Read More

A Terrible Choice: Save Lives, or Save Jobs? Apr. 14, 2020

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One outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic shutdown is something I never would have... Read More

When a Side Venture Becomes a Corporate Opportunity Mar. 31, 2020

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"I have a very successful service business with two partners who have become very close friends. The... Read More

How Small Business Can Survive the Coronavirus Mar. 17, 2020

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What a difference a week makes. Last Saturday my wife and I attended a Broadway show in New York Cit... Read More

Watering Plants Is Actually Good for You Mar. 03, 2020

Froma Harrop

I know this is an outlier story. It's about Brooklyn brownstone couples who pay over $2,000 for prof... Read More

The Case of the Doormat Partner Mar. 03, 2020

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Most of the emails I get for this column are pretty straightforward. Some, though, come straight out... Read More