Strategic Planning & Goal Setting

Dear M & M: My company is about to do a strategic plan to set some goals. Do you have any thoughts? Jim Dear Jim: Congratulations every company should take a look at their organization annually and do some strategic planning or goal setting. A word of caution. Many times we get carried away and…

Keeping records on wages paid

Dear M & M: What record-keeping am I required to keep for wages that I paid to my employees and how long do I need to keep these records? — Dan Dear Dan: Unless otherwise exempted from the recordkeeping requirements, employers subject to Arizona’s minimum wage laws are required to keep records that employers generally…

Challenges of Owning a Business

Persistence, determination and having the passion to get up and do it again are key to remaining in business. If you have to set an alarm clock, or really don’t want to be there you probably shouldn’t. Here are three tips or things one can do to make things a little easier.