August 23rd, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Purchasing a business can be complicated process, especially for first timers. When this transaction includes real estate, things can get even more complex. While some think that it is a good idea to own the land beneath one’s business, there are an equal amount of reasons why this might be a bad idea for the business owner.   Leasing during the start up phase of a business just make... [read more]
August 15th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Many hiring managers regard Millennials to be a mysterious lot, as the values that this generation holds stand in stark contrast to what they have embraced throughout their careers. What exactly do Millennials want from their work and personal lives? This article will aim to shed some light on what this new cohort seeks to get out of life. To contribute towards a higher purpose Millennials... [read more]
July 25th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
One of the biggest problems for small businesses today is getting noticed in a sea of competitors. While the Internet has opened up a world of possibilities, it has also made it difficult to stand out from other businesses. What can a startup do to command attention in a saturated market?  Below, we will share a few tips on how to overcome the noise that many entrepreneurs face when marketing ... [read more]
July 19th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
The fight for credibility is one of the hardest parts of launching a startup. In a space with well-established competitors, looking professional is vital for the long-term survival of a company. Learning how to make a startup look big is a skill that an entrepreneur should master before taking on seasoned businesses in any niche. Below, we will discuss a few ways that this can be accomplished:... [read more]
July 18th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
There’s no question about it, choosing to become an entrepreneur is no easy task. Fortunately, one can learn many of the soft skills required to become a successful business person by reading books by those who have had success. Here are are 3 book every entrepreneur should read. Below, we will provide a brief synopsis of 3 books that will stoke the entrepreneurial spirit in any person that... [read more]
July 2nd, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
In the business world, success is often not determined by objective markers such as IQ, but by whether one’s peers respect them as a human being. Having the emotional intelligence to win the respect of those that surround them is an underrated success factor for business leaders looking to achieve their goals. Below, we will explain how successful business leaders command the respect of th... [read more]
June 22nd, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Often, an entrepreneur will have an idea that can transform an industry, but they lack the financial capital to make it happen. On the other side of the coin, there are no shortage of people searching for profitable opportunities in which to invest their extra cash. Without the qualities that each party brings to the table, a business cannot happen. The real issue is this: how can one divide ow... [read more]
June 8th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Many business leaders have made decisions that they have regretted at a later date. On the surface, logical analysis suggested that it would be a smart play, but their inner voice felt that something was amiss. Some may dismiss them out of hand, but there is a lot of evidence to suggest that so-called gut feelings aren’t just real, but they should also occupy a prominent position in every ent... [read more]
May 28th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Small business owners often have a level of ambition that is higher than the average person on the street. Their drive to succeed sets them apart from their contemporaries, leading some to believe that it has to do with traits that they are born with and not learned. In fact, it is the opposite that is true, as successful people in business have adopted a vocabulary and accompanying mindset tha... [read more]
May 20th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Savvy entrepreneurs know that choosing a competent business broker in Pennsylvania makes the difference between a smooth sales process or one that is fraught with problems from start to finish. However, business owners who are selling their enterprise for the first time may not know what to look for in an honest and effective practice. In this article, we will outline three things that a fi... [read more]
May 10th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
If the time has come to sell a business in NJ, there are a number of tasks that should be conducted before just opting to  drop it in the classifieds, or with a business broker in Somerset County, NJ. The following steps will ensure that the sales process proceeds in a smooth and expeditious fashion… Tidy up the property and the books When getting a business valuation in Mercer County, ... [read more]
April 27th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
When a business finally gets off the ground, the time will come when a separate account should be opened for it, creating an essential division between personal and corporate income. What different banks offer businesses can vary greatly from institution to institution. Doing homework beforehand can save a great deal of money, time, and countless headaches. Below, we will cover several areas... [read more]
April 21st, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
While many business owners get started without paying heed to corporate structuring, they will eventually get to a point where protecting their assets from tax authorities and litigators will become important. Of all the ways to structure a company, the LLC and S-Corp are two methods that entrepreneurs have been using to organize their business assets. Which of these corporate structures are r... [read more]
April 14th, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
Of all the benefits that businesses offer, none are as highly valued as a comprehensive health plan.  With health care costs in this country being burdensome to many, having a policy that fits the needs of its employees is an attractive recruiting tool for the best talent out there. When choosing a health plan, take note of the following in order to choose the package that is right for the tea... [read more]
April 3rd, 2016
by Achim Neumann, President
It’s easy to look at a successful person’s accomplishments, and attribute it to unchangeable factors such as luck. However, successful people have reached their station in life primarily through the proper use of the most important resource in their life: their time. The tips below will help make better use of the hours that are available in a day. They set goals and break them into mana... [read more]