• Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs – an Interview with Sheryl Hunter
    • 19 Dec 2015
    • 5:32
    In her 2014 interview with the national Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Sheryl Hunter identified these three characteristics of successful entrepreneurs: 1. Offer a service or a product people want or need. “You can’t force someone to…
  • SEC Approves Title III of JOBS Act
    • 9 Dec 2015
    • 10:54
    On October 30, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted on and adopted Title III of the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act). The JOBS Act is intended to encourage small business…
  • Don’t Let a Data Breach Destroy Your Business! Steps to Take Today to Avoid Disaster Tomorrow.
    • 4 Dec 2015
    • 10:55
    News coverage surrounding data breaches is becoming more frequent and with that the reality of a data breach is hitting close to home for many businesses. A breach can occur in many ways, such as…
  • October is Tax Time: the Case for Meeting with Your CPA Before Year-End
    • 8 Oct 2015
    • 9:56
    Most people assume that they should meet with their CPA to discuss their taxes after December 31st. The typical logic behind people’s thinking is there is no sense in meeting with their CPA before year-end…
  • Limiting Your Liability
    • 31 Jul 2015
    • 4:25
    Hi, I’m Sheryl Hunter, the Entrepreneur’s Attorney and I’m here with the Entrepreneur’s Legal Brief on Limiting your Liability. As you build your business, you want to protect your company’s assets and certainly your personal…
  • Balancing Your Business Relationships
    • 24 Jul 2015
    • 2:21
    Hi, I’m Sheryl Hunter, the Entrepreneur’s Attorney. I’m here with the Entrepreneur’s legal brief about balancing your business relationships. Your business relationships are like your investments, you don’t want to put all your eggs in…
  • Do I Have to Pay My Summer Interns?
    • 23 Jul 2015
    • 7:09
    With summer well underway, many businesses are starting their summer internship programs. While some internships are paid, many are not. This post focuses on the risks to the employer associated with unpaid internships. Contrary to…
  • Where to Work as You Grow Your Business
    • 17 Jul 2015
    • 3:51
    Hi, I’am Sheryl Hunter, the Entrepreneur’s Attorney and I’m here with the Entrepreneur’s Legal Brief on where to work as you grow your business. Let’s talk first about phase one. Many an Entrepreneur has started…
  • A Reminder To Review Your Company Policies
    • 17 Jul 2015
    • 3:43
    I recently wrote about the case of Brandon Coats v. Dish Network in another blog about employers, drug testing, and medical marijuana. This article is not to discuss that case or medical marijuana, instead this…
  • Royalties v. Royalty-Free
    • 15 Jul 2015
    • 3:00
    Only “free” means actually free. Forgetting this will cost you. Every company website in this day and age comes with a blog. A hybrid word of “web” and “log,” where workers can share their wisdom,…