Rural Entrepreneurs


Newsletter 07

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     The legal structure which defines the small business can take many forms.  This summarizes the critical aspects of legal structure for any small business to consider.

Many businesses start as sole proprietorships or partnerships. However, these structures have unlimited personal liability for company debts. As a result, many business owners opt to incorporate or form a limited liability company (LLC) to protect their families and financial interests. Businesses may change structure at any time.  Here are the most critical items to consider when selecting—or re-selecting—your business structure.

How operations management is carried out in any organization depends on the nature of products or services of the firm.  Retail, manufacturing, and wholesale each have different requirements, but all businesses can become more effective through business improvement engineering.

This flowchart example, is one step toward optimizing a shipping process.



When starting and growing a small business it is advisable to define how "Quality, Safety, and Regulatory Compliance is Assured."  All businesses are subject to a large number of local, state, and federal regulations.


Most entrepreneurs say the most challenging aspect of the day to day management of their business is hiring and keeping talent.



The financing process can be daunting the first time around. Your SCORE counselor can help. 

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