Best Practices
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Management Articles

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A Better Way To Structure Your Firm?
$15.00
A Legal Primer. What You Should Know
$15.00
Bonuses. Paying them to employees and yourself.
$10.00
Business Planning. The Exasperating Made Simple
$20.00
Buying In and Selling Out of Creative Companies
$15.00
Choosing and Registering Your Company's Name
$10.00
Creative Burnout. Are You A Candidate?
$5.00
Eight Case Studies. What Do They Say to Your Business?
$15.00
Evaluations & Raises. Doing Them the Right Way
$20.00
Expand With Virtual or Contract Employees?
$15.00
Growing Through Merger Or Acquisition
$15.00
Hiring Your First Employee The Right Way
$10.00
How Much Should You Be Making?
$10.00
How Well Matched Are You And The Business?
$15.00
Insurance--Protecting Yourself From The Unexpected
$15.00
Job Descriptions. Defining Who Should Be Doing What
$20.00
Keeping An Eye On Your Firm's Cash Flow
$15.00
Location and Digs. How Important?
$10.00
Losing the Naivete & Guarding Against Fraud
$15.00
Moving to a New Office or Studio
$15.00
Non-Compete/Disclosure Agreements. How Important?
$10.00
Overtime & Work Breaks. What's Required, What's Fair.
$15.00
Personnel Policy Standards For Graphic Design & Creative Services Companies
$15.00
Profitability. How Does Yours Stack Up?
$15.00
Scheduling: Avoiding Those Costly Miscues
$15.00
Self-Employment Costs and Benefits
$10.00
Size. What's Right For A Creative Company?
$15.00
Teaming, Partnering and Subcontracting
$15.00
Using & Winning in Small Claims Court
$15.00
When Does Arbitration or Mediation Make Sense?
$15.00
Working Alongside Your "Significant Other"
$15.00