Running a business is lot like coaching football

  Fall finds Arizonans bearing down with Wildcat fever as we move through the football season. Who gets the glory when a team wins? The team. Who gets the blame if they don’t? The coach! Paul Lester, a blogger for the SBA.gov site, explains that football coaches and small-business owners have a lot in common,…

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Three essential financial statements for your business

  When you are ready to move your small business to the next level in Pima County, you will want three essential financial statements: a balance sheet, a profit and loss statement and a cash-flow analysis. Why? They not only help you price right, identify margins and make it easier to file taxes, but they…

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What to include in your employee handbook

  A well-crafted employee handbook can be a valuable tool for making sure members of your staff understand their obligations and responsibilities in the workplace. According to the Small Business Administration, there are several major topics and federal regulations to include. Laws guiding employment in Arizona are listed by the Industrial Commission of Arizona at…

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