From the category archives:

Management

You may not want to hear it, but you will inevitably encounter problems with your business and your customers. Some people are difficult to deal with and things will not always go as planned.

For example, one of my customers wanted his lawn mowed on Friday afternoons so it would look nice over the weekend. A reasonable request, but I had prior obligations every Friday afternoon. It was impossible for me to mow his lawn when he wanted me to. We couldn’t come to an agreement so he fired me.

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Typically when you first start a business, it is considered to be a sole proprietorship. Meaning, you are the sole owner and 100% responsible for your business.

In other words, if you damage someone’s property or sell a harmful product, then you are completely liable. Then your customer can sue your business and may be entitled to your personal savings.

To prevent this and become legitimate, you should file your business as a Limited Liability Company (LLC).

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Here you will find a list of safety tips relating to lawn mower use, gasoline, electrical equipment, advertising and general safety precautions.

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This guide will tell you everything you need to know to start and run a successful lemonade stand. Follow these six steps and have fun!

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