Why Women Business Owners are Projecting More Rapid Growth

Joe Mullich via Spark Business IQ: Business owners are optimistic about growth in general, but women business owners arereally buoyant about their future prospects. About six in ten small business owners expect their companies to grow in the next year, according to an online survey of 505 business owners from Spark Business® from Capital One®. However, more than twice as many women business owners (25%) are projecting rapid growth as male business owners (11%). Four women business owners share their thoughts about why things are looking up: Dawn Reshen-Doty, Benay Enterprises Inc. Dawn Reshen-Doty, head of Benay Enterprises Inc., which provides bookkeeping and back office services, has run h

3 Essential But Overlooked Policies Every Practice Needs

I sat down with Richard P. Terhune, Jr., CLTC, LUTCF of New York Life to ask him the top 3 things that our clients, including attorneys, don’t realize they need in terms of agreements or policies. Many of these issues are applicable to all types of companies but I’ve focused on attorneys and law firms in particular. Retirement plan(s) Key person protection (in case of death or disability) Buy-sell agreement addressing seven different triggering events 1. RETIREMENT PLANS According to Richard, “One of the things that we hear from many of our attorney clients is that no matter how much money they make, they still have not put away enough money for retirement. When preparing for retirement, it’

Summer Respite

DEEP SUMMER IS WHEN LAZINESS FINDS RESPECTABILITY. — SAM KEEN So I have to admit that I’ve taken a bit of a break this summer from doing my bi-monthly blogs. Life is short, the sun is shining, and I’ve given my wrists a break from typing. I have been writing, but most of it has gone toward contributing to Legal Ink Magazine, which published my first piece on August 1st. For those of you who miss my missives, I wanted to share an interview I gave last winter that is finally available online. For those of you that I’ve just met, it’s actually a great opportunity to learn about me and my company, Benay Enterprises. I discuss what Benay does, our business interests and values, our focus on oppo


Working with Benay for many years has allowed my company to keep its overhead lean and flexible, and has allowed Steerforth’s staff to focus on the words of our authors while Benay tends to the numbers. The people at Benay are consistently courteous, responsive, professional and thoroughly pleasant to work with.

— Chip Fleischer

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