The 4 Keys to Improved Business Outcomes
In this episode, we talk with Bill Wilson about how to improve business outcomes through training, hiring and changing processes within an organization. Bill has great experience with both large, well known companies to the small mom and pop company. Bill talks about how his team worked with Farmers Insurance to reshape their training program, compensation plan and hiring process and how these changes dramatically improved net profits and company morale. The changes they made lead to the creation of the Farmers Insurance University. Bill is also the author of “The Magic of What, Who, How & Why Not, the Four Keys to improved Business Outcomes” which is the result of his years of practical implementation of the program. Check out this episode for useful information and an entertaining discussion.
Joint Ownership of Assets – 3 Options, Which One is Best?
In this entertaining and informative episode, host Charles Musgrove discusses with attorney Nicholas Fugate the options available for how to own assets. Find out which option is only available for married couples and why this selection will maximize asset protection. Asset protection is the primary objective of making the right choice on how to own assets. Listen for tips on how to get the best protection.In this episode, we also discuss the highlights for succession planning for the small business and the challenges of determining ‘value’ of the business.
What is the right Entity Type for Your business?
A frequently asked question from owners of new and old businesses is about the type of entity that should be selected. Should it be an LLC … single member or multi-member, or and S-Corp … or a C-Corp? Consideration should be given to legal factors and tax factors before making the final decision about entity selection. In this episode, we talk with attorney Nicholas Fugate about the entity selection process and we even discuss whether your entity should be set up in Delaware, since it does have ‘business friendly’ rules.
New and Improved Health Insurance Plans for the Small Business
In this episode we talk with Luke Wolkers from the Rogers Benefit Group about the new health insurance plan types available for the small business. Recent legislative changes in the State of Florida greatly improve the ability for the small business to receive refunds based on claims experience. We also discuss the popular teladoc plans and how they save time and money.
Sales Tax Audits and Likely Audit Targets
Back for another episode on sales tax, attorney Steve Hogan with the Ausley McMullen law firm discusses the audit process, how the business should communicate with DOR and likely sales tax items that the auditor will look for. When you get the notice of audit, you are on the clock. Listen and learn for another informative and entertaining episode on sales tax.Also, we discuss commercial rental tax issues and the fact that Florida is the only state with a commercial rental tax.
Sales Tax and Wayfair – Find out how this Ruling Changed Sales Tax Law ‘Forever’
Steven Hogan of the Ausley McMullen law firm discusses sales tax issues for multi-state businesses. Sales tax as you once knew it in the pre-Amazon days was changed forever in this landmark decision. It dramatically expands the states’ power to collect sales tax for sales from out of state businesses. See how the ‘Amazon’ business model had a date with destiny in this ruling.
Cyber Security – Part II – Don’t Let the Trojan Horse in Your House
Learn more about how to protect your electronic data, how to keep the Trojan Horse out in this Episode II on Cyber Security. Charles Musgrove continues the discussion with Ben Graybar, banker and cyber security expert about how to best guard your computer, network and accounts from the dark web attacks.
Cyber Security – “Protect Your House” – Tips and Tricks on How to Protect Against Cyber Attacks
Learn how to prevent and protect against cyber security breaches as host Charles Musgrove discusses the latest news and tips with Ben Graybar, VP Hancock Whitney. The content for this subject is discussed on 2 episodes of Business Matters. Listen for an entertaining and informative discussion.
Negative Social Media Reviews & Posts and Consequence to the Business
Host Charles Musgrove and attorney Scott Callen discuss the consequences and available responses to negative reviews or posts on social media. False claims, real claims and opinions can all have a significant impact on a business. In this session we discuss key points to help the business navigate a real-time issue on the business playing field.
Wills & Trusts – Reasons to Take Action Before It’s Too Late
Charles Musgrove and guest Nicholas Fugate discuss the need for wills, trusts, power of attorney and much more. Check out this episode to learn how it all works and the relationship of wills, trusts and corporate documents like operating agreements and stockholders agreements.