PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOAN FORGIVENESS: MY 24 WEEK COVERED PERIOD HAS ENDED OR ALMOST ENDED. WHAT’S NEXT?

The CARES Act’s PPP program put $525 billion into the hands of small businesses to retain and pay employees and to assist in paying rent and utility expenses during the…

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FORCE MAJEURE

This blog is one-part nostalgia and one-part cautionary tale. Take it with a grain of salt…but do not take it for granted. I recently completed a project wherein I assisted…

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THE POWER OF ZERO-BASED PLANNING IN A PANDEMIC

The coronavirus pandemic has created a period of extreme economic uncertainty. The truth is no one knows what economic conditions will be one month from today, let alone 6 to…

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COVID-19 START-UP AND SMALL BUSINESS UPDATE: MY PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED, WHAT’S NEXT?

The CARES Act allocated $350 billion towards the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The government is working to approve an additional $250 billion for this program as the initial funding is…

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COVID-19 DISASTER LOANS: HELP WITH PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM AND ECONOMIC INJURY DISASTER LOAN GRANTS

The Coronavirus COVID-19 has spurred the US Government to act with unprecedented speed with the signing of the CARES Act and a $2 trillion stimulus package to provide relief for…

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The Operating Manual for Business

There are a litany of books on businesses and how to run them.  Reducing all that information to a sort of “how-to” or operating manual is not so common though….

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THE OPERATING MANUAL FOR BUSINESS

There are a litany of books on businesses and how to run them.  Reducing all that information to a sort of “how-to” or operating manual is not so common though….

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COVID-19 STARTUP UPDATE: IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO TAKE

The Coronavirus COVID-19 has the potential to become the most disruptive economic event in more than 100 years. The medical impacts are tragic and the anxiety of unknown outcomes prior…

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ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT JOINING A STARTUP? SOME TIPS TO CONSIDER

Let me start by stating the obvious: all startups companies are not created equally.  There are, indeed, a lot of similarities, such as a driven passion by the Founder(s) eager…

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Succession Planning and the New Year

Reflecting upon the events of 2019, I feel one of the most troubling was an event that occurred as a large project was coming to an end. As the project…

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