A Few Quick Thoughts About Being a Business Owner

As a business owner, many things are on my plate, and I thought it would be a good idea to take a look back at how things got started and share some insight for those seeking to become business owners: First, the idea of starting a business is exciting to many. Second, creating a new … Continue reading A Few Quick Thoughts About Being a Business Owner

Three Reasons Why The Business of Medical Cannabis is Green in Maryland 

     The new medical cannabis industry is moving along in Maryland. The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has awarded pre-approvals for dispensaries, processors and growers. However, the selection of the processors and growers has been fraught with controversy, and several lawsuits have been filed in response to the way the selections were … Continue reading Three Reasons Why The Business of Medical Cannabis is Green in Maryland 

Seven Pitfalls Entrepreneurs Should Avoid When Starting a Business

Let’s face it – you are brave, excited and eager to get started on your journey as a business owner. You have heard what the naysayers proclaim will happen when you take the plunge to open your new boutique, salon or create your ingenious product. Aside from all of the discouragement, fear and cautionary tales … Continue reading Seven Pitfalls Entrepreneurs Should Avoid When Starting a Business

Small Business Week – Entrepreneurs and Estate Planning Series (Part 2)

Last week (May 12-16) was National Small Business Week. Every year since 1963 the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the contributions of America's entrepreneurs and small business owners. Are you interested in what happens to all your hard work, effort and energy that you … Continue reading Small Business Week – Entrepreneurs and Estate Planning Series (Part 2)

Small Business Week – Entrepreneurs and Estate Planning Series (Part 1)

The National Small Business Week is May 12-16, 2014. This post will share information about doing business in Maryland. According to the Small Business Administration website, every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business … Continue reading Small Business Week – Entrepreneurs and Estate Planning Series (Part 1)