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11 Quotes on Kindness That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

May 29, 2020 (0) comment , ,

Benevolence can be good business.  The business world is often portrayed as a highly competitive ecosystem in which you need to fight to get ahead. To a good extent, that’s very true. Entrepreneurs need thick skin, drive and intense focus to succeed. But it’s also important for entrepreneurs to remember the value of kindness. Take […]

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A look at other ways the CARES Act can help your business

May 14, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Let’s take a look at another way the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help your business. The new act eliminates some of the tax-revenue-generating provisions included in a previous tax law. With the rules for claiming certain tax losses being modified it can provide businesses with relief from the novel coronavirus […]

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7 tips for entrepreneurs and small businesses amid COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

“Every business is a startup in times like these, so you should focus on cash flow—not profits. The decisions you make today will have enormous ramifications for the future of your business. ” Thomas Ulbrich, Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation UB School of Management “Firms that have retained their employees will have a […]

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Senate approves additional PPP funds 5 days after original funding runs out

Apr 23, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

  UPDATE: April 22, 2020: The Senate on April 21 approved additional stimulus funds totaling $480 billion, with $310 billion earmarked for the PPP, five days after the latter’s original well of funding ran dry. Though the bill saw bipartisan support in the Senate, it still needs to be approved by the House, which could vote on the matter […]

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Contractors State License Board Launches New Online License/Registration Renewal Options

Apr 09, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

  SACRAMENTO – This week the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) launched two different options that will allow California’s more than 283,600 licensed contractors and almost 21,000 registered Home Improvement Salespersons (HIS) to either renew their license, or to pay for their license or registration renewal online via CSLB’s website. The following two options are […]

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Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Information Sheet

Apr 02, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

The government says it will begin disbursing loan money to company owners and freelancers Friday under the Paycheck Protection Program, part of the $2 trillion relief package signed into law last week. This program  authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis. All loan […]

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Q&A: How to get aid for a small business

Apr 02, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Here are questions and answers about financial help available through the government and other sources:   ___ ARE THESE PAYCHECK PROTECTION LOANS FREE? They can be, if they’re used to retain or hire workers. Starting Friday, the Small Business Administration is guaranteeing $349 billion in potentially forgivable loans under the rescue package. A business with […]

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10 Strangest Things Found on Construction Sites

Mar 05, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Most construction projects require a bit of digging and drilling into the ground. The earth has a way of burying treasure and history has plenty of uncovered mysteries. What many of us don’t realize is that construction workers can be uncovering history on any given day. So the next time you’re working, keep your eyes […]

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Independent contractors now a question mark in California after employment bill passes

Feb 20, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Brief: California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law that went into effect this year. As part of a signing message, Newsom said that the new regulation would help reduce instances of worker misclassification as independent contractors, “which erodes basic worker protections like the minimum wage, paid sick days and health insurance benefits.” […]

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Anti-solar panel can generate electricity at night, researchers say

Feb 10, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

In order to develop solar panels that generate electricity at night, you just need them to operate in the exact opposite way solar panels work during the day. One of the problems with solar panels is that they don’t generate electricity at night, so we have to store the electricity they generate during the day […]

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