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160 episodes
Formerly CT Small Business Toolkit. CT Expert Insights provides practical advice, tips, and tools to help start, run and grow your business. Topics covered in this series include strategy, incorporation, business licenses, compliance, and much more. We also feature interviews with business thought leaders & industry experts.

Episodes

Sole Proprietorship vs. LLC: What are the Differences?
2020 Sep 249m 54s
What is the best legal status for your business? Is a sole proprietorship right for you or would a statutory entity like an LLC or corporation be better? We discuss all the critical differences, including tax implications, with CT Corporation Publications Attorney Sandra Feldman.
How to Give Customers the Best Value
2020 Sep 1514m 43s
Selling customers a good value rather than just a great product or service is the key to long-term success and customer satisfaction. Prof. Oded Koenigsberg, co-author of "The Ends Game," explains how to maximize value, shares what metrics help to prove that value, and how to help existing and prospective clients see that value.
Middle Market Companies and the Pandemic
2020 Sep 0915m 11s
Association of Corporate Growth President and CEO Tom Bohn joins us to explain how middle market companies are surviving and thriving in the pandemic. He also discusses some of the frustrations middle market businesses have faced in trying to find a government program where they can qualify for loans.
Five Questions When Forming an Entity
2020 Sep 039m 37s
Once you decide to establish a statutory business entity there are five critical questions you need to answer. CT Corporation Publications Attorney Sandra Feldman walks us through decisions like which entity is best for you, where to set it up, what to name your business and more. Feldman also explains the different considerations when answering each of these critical questions.Once you decide to establish a statutory business entity there are five critical questions you need to answer. CT Corporation Publications Attorney Sandra Feldman walks us through decisions like which entity is best for you, where to set it up, what to name your business and more. Feldman also explains the different considerations when answering each of these critical questions.
How to Make Telework a Successful New Normal
2020 Aug 2711m 42s
After months of employees working from home, many business owners are seeing productivity as good or even better than it was before. But before you plan to make a telework a permanent policy, what do you need to know? Phyllis Reagin, leadership consultant and former Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Warner Brothers Entertainment, explains how to keep your personnel feeling connected and effective while not stressing them out as they juggle family responsibilities.
How to Make Telework a Successful New Normal
2020 Aug 2711m 42s
After months of employees working from home, many business owners are seeing productivity as good or even better than it was before. But before you plan to make a telework a permanent policy, what do you need to know? Phyllis Reagin, leadership consultant and former Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Warner Brothers Entertainment, explains how to keep your personnel feeling connected and effective while not stressing them out as they juggle family responsibilities.
Choosing an Entity for Your Side Hustle
2020 Aug 1815m 3s
If you are ready to make your side hustle a business, it is critical to choose a formal business entity to protect you from liability. Author, columnist, and business owner Chris Corosa explains why every business needs liability protection, how your income and tax status impact your choice of entity, and how he has personally navigated entity decisions throughout his career.
Choosing an Entity for Your Side Hustle
2020 Aug 1815m 3s
If you are ready to make your side hustle a business, it is critical to choose a formal business entity to protect you from liability. Author, columnist, and business owner Chris Corosa explains why every business needs liability protection, how your income and tax status impact your choice of entity, and how he has personally navigated entity decisions throughout his career.
Surviving and Thriving in the Ongoing Pandemic
2020 Aug 1211m 43s
At first, business owners planned to hang on a few weeks to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic. But those weeks have turned into many months with no obvious end in sight. What are the keys to surviving this prolonged challenge and what are the secrets of the businesses thriving right now? We discuss it all with Barbara Weltman, president of Big Ideas for Small Business, Inc.
Surviving and Thriving in the Ongoing Pandemic
2020 Aug 1211m 43s
At first, business owners planned to hang on a few weeks to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic. But those weeks have turned into many months with no obvious end in sight. What are the keys to surviving this prolonged challenge and what are the secrets of the businesses thriving right now? We discuss it all with Barbara Weltman, president of Big Ideas for Small Business, Inc.