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Ideas on How to Start a Legal Services Business

By | Business By The Book, Organization & Strategy, Outsourcing, Planning, Self Evaluation, Starting a Family Business, Starting a Part Time Business, Starting Up | No Comments

Q: I’ve had 13 years of attorney experience as a litigator with a large brand-name law firm and then as a corporate lawyer, where I just got laid off. At this point in my life, I’m interested in doing something different and would love to structure my work to have more time with my family and ministry, but I need to provide for my family. Can you suggest any ideas for me? A: You could offer your legal expertise on an hourly basis as an independent attorney. Consider building a small client base through direct selling and by posting your profile and…

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Ideas on How to Start a CPA Practice

By | Business By The Book, Organization & Strategy, Outsourcing, Self Evaluation, Starting a Family Business, Starting a Part Time Business, Starting Up, Writing a Business Plan | No Comments

Q: I am a CPA with 10+ years of experience and I work for a CPA firm as a tax and audit specialist.  I feel God prompting me to build a home-based business so I can spend more time shepherding my family. What suggestions do you have for how I can go about doing that? A: My recommendation would be for you to build upon all of your skills and experiences in accounting and as a CPA. While working by the hour does not provide a lot of leverage or build a lot of value, you can certainly start out by simply…

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