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This is a guest post by Dyanne Ross-Hanson  Read More
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A new accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will soon require companies to recognize leases on their balance sheets. In doing so, it could have a major impact on your banking relationship and covenants—and, in turn, impact your access to new capital. Read More
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It’s a simple fact. The price a potential buyer will pay for a manufacturing business is higher when the intangible assets of the business present well. Business owners who have been proactive in managing and protecting their company’s intellectual property assets have an easier time demonstrating that those assets will continue to bear fruit after the transition. Read More


This is a guest post from Earl H. Cohen, Attorney, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC Read More
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Executives and business owners know that whether their goal is to grow the business, or sustain it on an even keel, the right talent can impede or enable their success. Read More
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President Trump has made it a campaign priority to bring manufacturing back to the United States. While details are yet to emerge on tax and trade policy proposals from the new administration, there is a potential tax saving opportunity that U.S. manufacturing and distribution businesses may not be aware of - and could take advantage of in 2017. Read More
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Some business owners focus on growing their profits, while others are obsessed with sales goals. Have you ever considered making it a goal to structure your business to run without you? Read More
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Clark Opdahl

After I graduated from the University of Minnesota but before I went to law school, I worked in our family business in St. Paul. Read More
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Disaster strikes. A fire destroys your manufacturing facility, bringing production to a halt. A storm damages your store front, preventing sales. Read More