Businesses -- large and small -- are producing insanely one-sided contracts. In the past, you could find fair contracts. Most were short and simple, too. You do this and I do that. But now we've arrived at crazy. And these agreements are putting your business in jeopardy.
Almost every business has the pleasure or torture of dealing with a variety of outside advisors, from accountants to attorneys to brokers. Here's your insider's guide to a heavenly relationship with your attorney.
When you buy insurance, you shouldn't be simply checking a box. You are investing in a life raft. When you hit an iceberg, you don't want to find out the boat leaks or isn't big enough for all the passengers.
Even if you start with a good sub, bad stuff can happen. You need protection. This can take a variety of forms, but the most important include the following.
Everybody makes mistakes. Smart executives avoid them when they can and swiftly fix them when they can't.