Business plans are critically important to the success of any and all businesses NOT DESPITE THE FACT that they will need to be repeatedly or continuously reviewed and rewritten, BUT BECAUSE THEY WILL be repeatedly and continuously reviewed and rewritten, keeping the underlying business subject to examination and inquiry. I have been working on a business plan over the […]
Thank you! Words cannot begin to fully express my gratitude for the clients who have entrusted us with their legal and business matters since I launched The Calkins Law Firm on May 1, 2015, and for the many referrals and well wishes from which we have benefited. The Calkins Law Firm, Ltd. is a new age […]
Yes, as they say: Seize the day! Make today matter! Why put off for tomorrow what you can do today? I could not agree more. Do your most difficult tasks first! But if you want to build a successful business, and if you want a happy, productive and stress-free life, always tackle the worst projects and […]
Over the past several decades I have helped many people start and build their businesses. Many successful businesses would not even exist today but for my encouragement, guidance, support and advice. I was asked this morning for a few common-sense guidelines for starting and building your own successful business. On reflection, I offered these: 1. Stay […]
On May 20th, 2016, the Center for Free Enterprise hosted a sellout audience and a very strong panel addressing the topic of alternative investments in early stage growth companies in Northeast Ohio. On the positive side, Adam Roth, CEO of Streamlink Software, explained how his business was launched and has grown to 700 (approximately) customers […]
Alternative Investing in Early-Stage Growth Companies The Center for Free Enterprise invites you to learn about the market for Early-Stage Growth deals, business valuation approaches and how to get deals done. An esteemed panel of professionals will share their insights with you. You will also have the opportunity to meet other investors, business owners and senior managers […]
The sky is not falling in. If more local business owners with Paul Revere networks step up and volunteer to help, we can grow more successful businesses here in the Midwest. One example is OnShift. I’ve read a great deal of commentary about how Northeast Ohio startups have recently departed for California or other greener […]
Headlines in Business and Market News. Articles for Entrepreneurs including a Super Bowl branding recap. Center for Free Enterprise event invitation.