ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

Corrective Action

It is amazing how many people are interested in self improvement and the vast number of books that you can find at a local bookstore, yet in business it is

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How to crash the economy in your state

The following is quoted from Michael Gray’s CPA Tax & Business Insight Newsletter for September 2008: Paul McCauley, who I am embarrassed to say is a CPA, and union leader

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Virtual Office Space

During the beginning startup phase of a business, it is essential to manage startup costs. Many entrepreneurs want to go with the corporate image, complete with the business cards, and

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Paint a picture

One of the best ways to grab the attention of prospective clients is to paint them a mental picture of the end results. They don’t need to know the how,

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The principle of the matter…

The biggest place you can go wrong in the legal world is to take action based on “the principle”. That reason alone is not sufficient, and will not really move

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The cost of litigation

When parties cannot resolve a situation outside of the courtroom, the winning party has already been declared — the attorneys. With all respect to their professions, both parties ultimately end up

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Do you know, or do you think you know?

One of my mentors early on in business tough me this very important question: “do you know, or do you think you know”. The answer to that is key in

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Are you the sales manager too?

A great post over at Young Entrepreneur discusses that fact that in most small businesses the owner is the key sales person at the company. And while most of us are more

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Building a moat

I just completed reading I like big moats and I cannot lie over at Fool.comand was really impressed with the idea. This is a concept I have understood and practices without every putting

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Corporate Paperwork

Probably the largest signficance,for a very small business owner, between a Corporation and a sole-properitorship, is the liability protection afforded by the corporation. However, in order to keep this liability

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