The Business Mentoring Center
The Business Mentoring Center
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Welcome to Corporate Cranium Business Mentoring Center

Every great performer, whether an elite athlete or entertainment legend, has the need for professional coaches and advisors.

The goal of our bi-monthly newsletter is to help you find the advisors, coaches and professional support you need to maximize the performance of your business.

Find timely articles that help you navigate through the ever-changing daily grind of owning and managing a business.

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Our Goal is to support and mentor businesses in 3 key areas!

Starting Your New Business

Ask the right questions and find the right answers for issues such as entity type, financing, accounting structure, insurance, partnership, marketing and employees.

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Improving and Growing Your Business

Sales, Marketing and Advertising, Team Building and Recruitment, Systems and Business Process Development, and Customer Service.

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Selling Your Business for Maximum Value

Determine whether it is ready to be sold, its real value and an achievable selling price, as well as the potential structures for a transaction.

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Recent Mentor Articles

Is There a Lawsuit in Your Future? How to Control Costs, Risks and Your Own Attorney

By Bob Halagan, Halagan Law Firm, LTD.

The most dangerous legal expense a company can incur is the cost of litigation.  Whether you are the party suing or being sued, the costs of litigation can eat up your company’s profits in a hurry if you don’t keep a tight lease on the process and on your own attorney.  You should be very…

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The Essentials of a Non-Complete Agreement: Is it Enforceable?

By Bob Halagan, Halagan Law Firm, LTD.

There are two situations where a company typically encounters a non-compete:  (1) when it has  valuable employee, information or contacts it wants to keep within the organization; and (2) when a new potential hire arrives with a non-compete that may restrict his/her ability to work for the company.  In either case it is important to…

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11 Ways to Double Your Customer Base in Four Weeks

By Kelli Hoskins, Master Business Coach

Double the volume of business clients or customers within a single month by following simple but highly effective steps to generate leads and successfully convert them into paying customers.  The secret to a truly successful business lies within a keen understanding of the needs and desires of the market – and it is ultimately individual…

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Leveraging Attorney’s Fees to Avoid Litigation

By Bob Halagan, Halagan Law Firm, LTD.

A little known secret outside of law offices is that very few lawyers actually try lawsuits in front of a judge or jury anymore.  While criminal defense lawyers still actually try cases, most lawyers representing businesses who call themselves litigators are very rarely, if ever, in court for a trial.  Why is that?  Because it…

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Should You Be in Business At All? Here’s How to Know

By Kelli Hoskins, Master Business Coach

So many business owners beat their heads against the wall, wondering why their business isn’t working. They try everything – new sales scripts, better ads, new products, yet to no avail … every day they open their doors, they plunge further into debt. In most cases, the reason things aren’t working is very simple –…

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Business Succession Planning

By Roben Hunter, Hunter Advisors, PLLC

Have you started to think about what will happen to your business when you decide to retire?  How will you exit your business, seamlessly, and have the money to retire with?  For many of us, the business that we have created may be our most significant asset.  How to move it from one generation to…

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Getting Paid-Your Company Got the Job, Now How Do You Make Sure You are Going to Get Paid?

By Bob Halagan, Halagan Law Firm, LTD.

One of the most difficult challenges in today’s economy, once you find the work, is to make sure that you get paid for the work that you do.  It has become an all too common story to watch once seemingly “safe” businesses disappear, leaving behind them a string of material suppliers, subcontractors and vendors with…

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Excuse Me, May I Buy That Customer Please?

By Kelli Hoskins, Master Business Coach

Preposterous! Buy a customer? Outrageous! Begging for customers, pleading for new clients, laying out breadcrumbs to lead unsuspecting customers in the door… Just how do you see bringing new customers into your business? Have you ever just put an ad out there, whether it be on the radio, on TV, in a newspaper or even…

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Selling Your Business During These Economic Times

By Roben Hunter, Hunter Advisors, PLLC

If you are planning to sell your business within the next five years, you may need to be more creative to achieve your desired results.  However, there is one thing that you should have and that, during these economic times, is more important than ever; that is: A PLAN It is my educated guess that…

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