Business executives and owners of privately held businesses wear many hats, each of which require different skill-sets. Yet, at the same time, the pressures of running a business often leave little time for the continuing education that can benefit them. Financial Poise provides easily digestible, highly relevant information that business people can use right away to make their businesses better.
Acceptable Trademark Disparagement… or Disparagement at all? People try to trademark all types of names, brands and slogans. The U.S. government, however, acts as the gatekeeper applying trademark law to decide whether or not those names or brands are worthy of protection or if they constitute trademark disparagement. One of the most newsworthy parts of […]
Learn from our succession planning and business leadership experts about the right (and wrong) ways to approach succession planning.
Federal courts in Chicago have adopted new rules that will profoundly change how civil lawsuits progress.
The value of a high-performing board of directors is obvious when the process is well managed.
On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands. Now, it is much harder for “patent trolls” to file their cases in the Eastern District of Texas.What Are “Patent Trolls?” Why Marshall, TX?A patent troll is a derogatory term for a company that obtains the rights […]
Your business’ trademark is a valuable asset. Protecting that asset is a practice in which every business owner should invest—the security of your business, its intellectual property rights and its reputation are at stake.
Want to start crowdfinancing? Creating a well-known, reliable and consistent brand is what makes investors want to give you their hard-earned money.
By taking the minimum viable product (MVP) ethos and applying it an outcome-driven development process, your business can realize tangible and lasting improvements to its bottom line.
Raising a venture capital fund for your business relies on the right fundraising model. Learn how to plan, identify and execute your VC route to success.
There’s an old fable in business about The Chicken and The Pig. Long story short: the Chicken is involved; the Pig is committed. Real, committed leadership is about being the Pig, not the Chicken.