Join Lisa R. Carter at Dev Bootcamp for Hack the Law: 5 Big Legal Questions (and Answers) for Startups

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Live Events | No Comments

Join attorney Lisa Carter to discuss five of the big legal questions for those running startups, working for startups, or thinking about launching startups: 1. Unpaid Interns: Can You Do It or Not? 2. Employees vs. Independent Contractors 3. Use Contracts, Not Handshakes: Why A Handshake Means Nothing 4. Non-disclosure Agreements And What They Mean […]

Innovation Motivation: Startups Aren’t Just For the Coasts

Innovation Motivation: Startups Aren’t Just For the Coasts

In modern day discussions about American business, the conversation often focuses on the coasts and leaves the Midwest out of the conversation.   While there’s no denying the robust nature of the startup success seen in Silicon Valley, there’s far more to be written in this country’s story of 21st century entrepreneurship and innovation. As Steve […]

Buy 4 Classes, Get the 5th Free: What Small Business Owners Should Know About Prepaid Bundles

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Retail Industry | No Comments
Buy 4 Classes, Get the 5th Free: What Small Business Owners Should Know About Prepaid Bundles

A common business practice is to sell bundles or packs of services at a reduced rate to encourage customer loyalty through savings on services they frequently purchase.  By “packs of services” I’m referring to a scenario where a customer can pay up front for 5 yoga classes or 10 car washes, often for a reduced […]

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Selling Gift Certificates

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Retail Industry | No Comments
3 Things You  Didn’t Know About Selling Gift Certificates

Black Friday is a few weeks away and if you’re a small business, you’re thinking about ways to give your customers what they want this season. Customers love gift certificates and store gift cards. You should love them too. Selling gift certificates is a great way to keep people coming back to your store year-round. If […]

Lisa R. Carter presents Hack the Law: 5 Big Legal Questions (and Answers) for Startups

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Live Events | No Comments

Join attorney Lisa Carter to discuss five of the big legal questions for those running startups, working for startups, or thinking about launching startups: 1. Unpaid Interns: Can You Do It or Not? 2. Employees vs. Independent Contractors 3. Use Contracts, Not Handshakes: Why A Handshake Means Nothing 4. Non-disclosure Agreements And What They Mean […]

Just Because It’s Legal Doesn’t Mean You Should Do It

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in News & Articles | No Comments
Just Because It’s Legal Doesn’t Mean You Should Do It

Ashburn’s Ice Cream had been a community staple for several decades and the community held fond memories of the institution. Larry Robertson decided to revive the shop he’d enjoyed in his childhood to unexpected protests from the community.  An article by Sandra Baker in the Star-Telegram details the scenario. The ice cream shop went out […]

American Entrepreneur: How One Woman Made the World’s Drink Uniquely American

American Entrepreneur: How One Woman Made the World’s Drink Uniquely American

  Many people are familiar with the creamy spiced drink that tastes like fall and smells like a very happy place. We call it chai.  In the United States, we identify that with a very specific drink when in fact “chai” is just the word for tea in India. And in most parts of the […]