Launching a new business is an exciting time. But before you even open for business, you generally have to quite a bit of start up costs. You may have to train workers and pay for rent, utilities, marketing and more. Entrepreneurs are often unaware that many expenses incurred by start-ups can’t be deducted right away.
Growing up in New York was good for me in many ways. New Yorkers are mirrors for reflecting attitudes people project, back on them. “What’s it to ya?” is a favorite answer they give anyone that doesn’t ask a question politely. On the other hand, they’ll give you the shirt off their back to help people, as demonstrated after the World Trade Center tragedy. In business as in life, attitude is the root cause of success, or if not paid attention to, purgatory or failure.
Holland & Hart, Nevada’s largest full-service law firm, will launch its inaugural six-part series called “Law on Tap” on May 27 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Holland & Hart offices in Reno. “Law on Tap” gives local entrepreneurs and small business owners the opportunity to learn from Holland & Hart attorneys how to navigate the fundamental legal and business issues of launching a new venture or taking the next step with an existing small business.
It’s with good reason that 93 percent of marketers use social media for business — with more than 1.15 billion registered Facebook users and more than 550 million registered Twitter users (and many, many more users across other networks), it just makes sense to reach people through the medium. However, just because marketers are on social media doesn’t necessarily mean they’re using it correctly.
Bill Rancic, the first candidate selected on Donald Trump’s The Apprentice, spoke as the recent Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC). Mr. Rancic is now an acclaimed speaker and provided insights into what his experiences were in starting and growing businesses. So what words of wisdom can we pass on from Mr. Rancic’s talk? Plenty. Here are a few gems:
Meg Cadoux Hirshberg knows all about the ugly underbelly of entrepreneurial success: how it can distort and badly stress relationships and family life. And the wife of Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg, and a long-time columnist for Inc. magazine on such topics, has published a book that takes her candor and expertise on this subject […]
Across Nevada, prospective students are examining the best options for furthering their educations. This includes everyone from graduates fresh from high school as well as adults who are returning to school to further their educations, advance their skill sets or pursue new career paths. We’re fortunate, here in Nevada, that opportunities abound when it comes […]