Small Business

It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week! Don’t Miss Out!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global movement aimed at driving entrepreneurship forward. Whether you are a new entrepreneur or are trying to take your entrepreneurship skills to the next level, you can benefit from getting involved. Over 170 countries participate and here in Kansas City we have over 170 events scheduled over five days. [...]

How the IRS Taxes Businesses and Entrepreneurs

There are essentially two ways the IRS taxes businesses and entrepreneurs. We'll explain them in as few words as possible in this post. The two primary tax structures Pass-Through Taxation: Most businesses are taxed as “pass-through” entities. This means the profits and losses of the company are passed through to the owners’ individual tax returns. [...]

When U.S. Navy SEALs talk about leadership, you listen.

Three big takeaways from Extreme Ownership–written by retired Navy SEALs Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. I first learned about Jocko Willink in Tim Ferriss' book Tools of Titans and I appreciate his unique outlook on life. I also recently finished reading his book Extreme Ownership, which he co-authored with Leif Babin. Both men are accomplished (and now [...]

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Copyrights (Part 3)

Do you know what you can protect, how to secure your rights, and what constitutes copyright infringement? If not, then these three posts are for you! Part one covered what you can protect; part two explained how to secure your rights; and this post explores copyright infringement. What Constitutes Copyright Infringement Definition Copyright infringement occurs when [...]