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October 2012

  • Crisis Management: 7 Leadership Skills That Can Come To The Rescue

    Oct 01, 2012

    Thankfully, most micro-businesses will never suffer damage from an EF5 tornado. Yet, there are all too many kinds of crises that could befall a firm, and when one does, it’s important to have a strong leader at the helm. That person need not be a natural-born leader, though. There are skills owners can hone now to best position themselves to lead through any kind of disaster

  • Election Watch 2012: The Candidates and the Self-Employed

    Oct 01, 2012

    The NASE believes it is important for our members to know how both candidates have positioned themselves in the self-employed arena. We have evaluated the candidates on three issues: small business, taxes and health care.

  • Ask The Experts: Form 1099

    Oct 01, 2012

    Q: I’m just starting a business. I’ve heard about having to track certain kinds of vendors (or customers) in order to send them a Form 1099 at the end of the year. Does that exist? If so, how is it done, what needs to be tracked, and where is it reported?

  • Member Spotlight: Anti-Bullying Activist

    Oct 01, 2012

    Deborah Reisdorph has been an NASE Member since 2009. She owns Skanadore Reisdorph Law Office in Huntington Beach, Calif.

  • What Can Congress Accomplish in 13 Workdays?

    Oct 01, 2012

    In the 63 days between Labor Day and Election Day, Congress will spend 13 days in session working in Washington, D.C.—a relaxed work schedule by any measure. And what will Congress accomplish in those 13 days? If past experience is any guide, they’ll likely spend those working days making floor speeches, naming post offices and playing political games, instead of passing meaningful policy improvements.

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