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Formerly CT Small Business Toolkit. CT Expert Insights provides practical advice, tips, and tools to help start, run and grow your business. Topics covered in this series include strategy, incorporation, business licenses, compliance, and much more. We also feature interviews with business thought leaders & industry experts.

Formerly CT Small Business Toolkit. CT Expert Insights provides practical advice, tips, and tools to help start, run and grow your business. Topics covered in this series include strategy, incorporation, business licenses, compliance, and much more. We also feature interviews with business thought leaders & industry experts.
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Formerly CT Small Business Toolkit. CT Expert Insights provides practical advice, tips, and tools to help start, run and grow your business. Topics covered in this series include strategy, incorporation, business licenses, compliance, and much more. We also feature interviews with business thought leaders & industry experts.

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English


Episodes

Making Your Law Firm More Competitive

4/4/2019
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In previous generations, law firms told clients how the relationship would work. Today, clients have a lot more control. Lawyerist Co-Founder and CEO Aaron Street explains why the traditional, business-as-usual approach will not work for law firms much longer. He discusses what clients are coming to expect from their lawyers and how firms are adapting to thrive in this changing environment.

Duration:00:16:15

The Keys to Simplifying Work

2/1/2019
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Administrative work and other cumbersome duties gobble up a lot of time and hamper the innovation and productivity of employees. That work still needs to be done, but "Simplify Work" author Jesse Newton reveals how to approach it differently to unleash the full potential of your business.

Duration:00:12:16

The Four Questions to Business Success

1/23/2019
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Business expert and novelist Diana Kander discusses her new book, "The Curiosity Muscle," and examines the four questions business owners should constantly be asking themselves. Kander also draws on her expertise to offer helpful tips for launching new products - and which tactics to stay away from.

Duration:00:11:07

Gene Marks Prepares Business Owners for 2019

1/9/2019
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Small business expert Gene Marks discusses how business owners ought to approach the new year. Marks details how to benefit from changes in the tax laws and properly navigate a volatile stock market. He also shares advice on how business owners can best budget their time in the months ahead.

Duration:00:12:38

Transforming Vision into Business Success via the Execution Factor

12/13/2018
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Amobee CEO Kim Perell shares her amazing story of going from dead broke to building a multi-million dollar company from scratch. Also the author of "The Execution Factor,"Perell then explains why execution is the key to business success and the five components of execution that business owners need to embrace.

Duration:00:09:38

Leadership Lessons from Former Cisco Chairman John Chambers

12/6/2018
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Former Cisco Chairman John Chambers shares some of his secrets to success in two decades at the company and tells us why he's now passionate about startups. Chambers details how to lead a business in thorny areas like culture and communication and what ideas may soon change the world.

Duration:00:12:50

The Value of a Professional Registered Agent

11/27/2018
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What is a professional registered agent and why are they a critical asset for your business? CT Corporation Senior Manager Alan Stachura explains the value of a registered agent, how to screen for the best one, and more.

Duration:00:06:56

End of Year Compliance for Law Firms, Part 2

11/13/2018
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CT Senior Manager Marcia Suelzer walks us through the second half of what law firms need to know to help prepare clients for year-end compliance. In this installment, Suelzer explains the compliance requirement checkups needed when a business makes changes during the year-end review. Learn more: http://ctcorp.co/2zrEZHB

Duration:00:08:34

End of Year Compliance for Law Firms

11/6/2018
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CT Senior Manager Marcia Suelzer walks us through the first of a two-part series on the year-end compliance checklist that is designed to help law firms prepare their clients for year-end responsibilities. In this installment, Suelzer explains the entity-related compliance requirements and why it is vital to remain a business in good standing.

Duration:00:09:54

Running a Family Business: Finding the Right Mix of Tradition and Innovation

11/2/2018
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Rich Graeter of Graeter's Ice Cream explains how he protects the traditions of the business that's been in his family for 148 years while also embracing the innovations needed to keep the company successful for years to come. Graeter discusses how he decides where to innovate and expand, how he deals with the compliance issues that accompany expansion, and what tips he has for family-owned businesses.

Duration:00:14:21

Why Businesses Are Smart to Embrace Sustainability

10/23/2018
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Sustainable World Strategies President Melanie George Smith explains why more businesses of all sizes are wisely pursuing sustainability policies that will benefit their communities and their balance sheets. She details how sustainability policies benefit business owners, investors, and customers, and what she's doing as a Delaware state representative to help businesses achieve those goals.

Duration:00:14:37

Don't Fall for These Marketing Myths!

9/25/2018
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GrowBiz Media CEO and Founder Rieva Lesonsky walks us through seven deadly marketing myths and explains why you do need to have a marketing campaign, which method of advertising is an absolute must, why trying to reach as many people as possible is not necessarily a good idea, and why having a secure, professional website is vital.

Duration:00:14:25

Better Business Planning

9/19/2018
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While business agility and adaptability are sometimes valued more than traditional business planning these days, don't be fooled. Business planning is just as important but it can also be done much more simply than many existing and aspiring business owners realize. Palo Alto Software founder and "Lean Business Planning" author Tim Berry explains why you need a business plan, what it needs to include, why it doesn't have to take a long time to put together, and how to use it to make your...

Duration:00:11:01

How to Divorce-Proof Your Business

9/12/2018
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Very few people expect their marriage to end in divorce, but it does happen and the financial punch for business owners can be severe if they are not prepared. Matrimonial law attorney Jacqueline Newman explains how to protect yourself and your business from divorce before you ever tie the knot and what options remain if you're already married.

Duration:00:08:27

Why Cybersecurity Matters: Every Business is a Target

9/6/2018
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CyberScout founder Adam Levin explains why cybersecurity requires constant vigilance from business owners and that running a smaller business doesn't make you any less of a target from hackers and thieves. Levin explains why internal communication is vital in warding off new threats and how business owners who are not tech savvy can stay on top of the issue.

Duration:00:10:25

How Hackers Can Compromise Your Business

8/29/2018
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CyberScout Founder and Chairman Adam Levin explains why all business owners need to develop a "culture of privacy" to protect their finances and sensitive information from business identity theft. Levin walks us through ten different ways businesses can be compromised, specific steps to guard against hackers, and what to do if your business is compromised.

Duration:00:12:59

Five Fatal Business Mistakes

8/23/2018
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HJR Global CEO Harrison Rogers has built several successful businesses and is now considered one of the top young entrepreneurs in America. Rogers walks us through his journey from struggling high school student to stunning business success. He also shares several painful lessons he has learned along the way and how applying them can benefit your business.

Duration:00:12:41

How to Scale Your Business

7/19/2018
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Pinnacle Global Network CEO Allison Maslan explains why businesses owners should be looking to scale their operations, whether they're looking to be a global competitor or a regional success. She then walks us through the five phases of scaling, taking us from the formation of a company to a business structure that delegates many responsibilities to your most trusted subordinates.

Duration:00:13:21

Knowing Customs Key to Business Success

7/11/2018
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Dean Foster, founder of DFA Intercultural Global Solutions and author of "Bargaining Across Borders," explains how knowing traditions and customs in other parts of the world can be the beginning of successful working relationships and how not knowing those things can ruin your efforts before you even begin How can an introduction or an exchange of business cards be a plus or minus for you and how will people in other countries expect you to negotiate? Join us as Dean shares helpful tips from...

Duration:00:11:53

How the Government is Helping Small Businesses Compete Globally

5/24/2018
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House Small Business Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Chabot explains how the recent tax legislation and federal efforts to roll back regulations are putting American businesses on a much stronger footing both at home and abroad. Chabot also admits what could have been done better in the the tax bill and details what his committee is doing to beef up cybersecurity and what services the government offers to help businesses guard against cyber attacks.

Duration:00:13:14