Everything You Need to Know About Trademarking Your Brand – Jason Bernstein, Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Our guest on The Atlanta Small Business Show today is Jason Bernstein, Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Jason is in-studio in this segment to discuss the legal aspects of trademarking your brand. He walks us through when to look into this, how to...

Why Your Company Needs a Comprehensive Safety Training Program

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While safety training and workplace safety have always been important considerations, having a comprehensive safety training program in place has never been more important than it is today. Without a safety training program in place, not only is your company risking the health and...

4 Ideas to Help Your Business Avoid Lawsuits

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Few things can strike fear into the heart of the small business owner as effectively as the threat of a lawsuit. Small businesses need to do everything in their power to prevent lawsuits from coming about. There are common-sense steps to take that can...

5 Reasons Your Business Shouldn’t Copy the Language in a Legal Contract Another Business Uses

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If you're an entrepreneur, you've probably benefited from advice, stories, tips, and tricks that other entrepreneurs have shared with you. There is one thing that you shouldn't take from other businesses; however, you shouldn't attempt to share a legal contract. When you try to...

Succession Planning: How to Ensure Long-Term Success for Your Business – Paul White, Psychologist & Business Coach

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 If you are planning for retirement or hoping to take a step back from the day-to-day operations of your company, then having someone ready and willing to take your place is crucial for your company’s continued success. Here to tell us about the importance...

36 Illegal Interview Questions to Never Ask a Job Candidate

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You should be careful about what questions you ask during your next interview. A CareerBuilder survey found that one-fifth of employers had asked an illegal interview question before. Furthermore, one-third of employers were unsure of the legality of specific questions. Hiring managers should be...

Relieve the Tax Burden on Your Business with These Financial Planning Strategies – David Lerner, Ascent CPA Group

 While your business might still be recovering from the recent tax season and its many new policies, it’s already time to start thinking about your financial planning for next year. And although the 2019 year is shaping up to be much quieter in terms...

Terminating an Employee: What Are Your Rights as an Employer – Ajay Jindia, Attorney at Schoenthaler Law Group

Terminating an employee is one of the most difficult things to do as a business owner or manager. Not only because of the emotional toll it takes on the employee, but the potential legal consequences it could have for your company. Here to give...

How to Protect the Legacy of Your Business with an Ethical Will – Scott Zucker, Business Attorney

Most of the time when we think about the journey of an entrepreneur, we start at the beginning, not the end. However, after you've put in the hard work and built your business from the ground up, you don't want to leave its legacy up...

How to Build a Solid Legal Foundation for Your Small Business – Ajay Jindia, Schoenthaler Law Group

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Whether you’ve been in business for years, or are just starting out, your small business has to be built on a solid legal foundation, and that means taking the necessary steps to protect yourself and your brand for the years to come. While this...

How to Keep Your Business Meetings Short and Effective

Business meetings can be helpful, and even necessary, but too often they waste time, get sidetracked, and end up accomplishing very little. Good planning...
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Business Leader and Venture Capitalist Mike Smerklo Discusses the Importance of Mental Strength for...

The life of an entrepreneur can vary, but one commonality is the mental strength for the unknown. On today’s show, we have someone who...
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6 Valuable Ways Entrepreneurs Can Invest in Themselves

It is no surprise that most entrepreneurs will spend the majority of their time investing in their small businesses. Startup entrepreneurs will usually wear...