SILICON VALLEY IS HIRING

In the March 5 San Francisco Business Times, John Sailors shared the results of a jobs survey from the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. The finding, based on a survey of 200…

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YEAR-END REFLECTIONS AND OBSERVATIONS FOR NEW YEAR

As I reflect upon 2013 and look forward to 2014, I think of the watershed events that occurred this past year and what impact they will have on the future…

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DUSTING OFF THE RECRUITING COBWEBS AND HIRING FOR GROWTH

As we come to the close of 2013, I’ve noticed that business owners and executives that have managed to weather through the recession and come out of it a bit…

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NON-PROFIT DASHBOARDS PART 1: THE ROLE AND REASON

The current trend in organizations is to distribute real time financial and performance information to managers in order to improve the quality of information available to them and to enable…

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SO YOU NEED A VALUATION? WHY? WHAT’S THE PURPOSE?

There are lots of reasons for a privately-owned business to consider a valuation.  These might include: 1.Pricing employee stock options 2.Shareholder buyouts 3.Internal sales and purchases 4.Buy/sell agreements 5.Estate planning…

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BUILDING INTERNATIONAL TAX STRUCTURES

Business decision makers are often perplexed by tax issues, especially international ones.  While “keeping it simple” is often desirable in business the reality is that some aspects of running an…

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CONSIDER A REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE WHEN ENTERING THE US MARKET

I am often asked by multinational companies when they are initially considering entering the US market about how best to establish themselves. They want to learn about the market to…

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