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If I Lie To My Lawyer, Will It Save Me Money?

Not a chance. Even so, I occasionally find a client or prospect holding back important information, presumably because they think it will complicate the project and cost them more money. But that’s exactly why it should cost more money – because it makes things more complicated. Let’s see it in Read More

Three Things Your Startup Needs When You Hire

Most startups are narrowly focused on two key projects – developing the product and raising capital. All too often, however, startups neglect HR-related needs, which they see as less critical to the success of the enterprise. This oversight can get a company in trouble, so here are three HR-related things Read More

Startup Checklist

In previous posts, I have provided a lot of information on various aspects of getting a startup company established. I thought it would be useful to put a lot of that information in one post, as a startup checklist. So here we go… 1. Review your employment agreement – before Read More

Moonlighting – Check Your Employment Contract

Often during the early stages of a startup, founders will keep their existing jobs while working on the startup in their spare time. This enables them to pay their bills and live during the period before the startup obtains outside funding. There is a pitfall here for technical people, like Read More