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Most important team member: The CPA
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Advise on how to start your own business and who the most important team member is.
Now, letís talk about the next person on the team, which I consider the most important, and that is your CPA.
Why are they important? Because, obviously, they are doing tax planning for you, so, early on in the year, you can sit down with your book keeper and your CPA and say, ďOk, where do I want to go, what are the real plans that I have for this business and where do I want to take it?Ē
The last person is, of course, an attorney. And I advise you to be very careful and hire someone that you know you can trust, thatís medium priced, and you can depend on.
Interviewer: Whatís the most important advice that you would offer for someone who wants to start a design business?
BL: Well, first and foremost, is get a decent education behind you. Make sure you go to a decent design school, a school that is going to give you some of the fundamentals that you really need. But, Iím not talking about just drafting and drawing and picking fabrics, Iím talking about trying to reach a school that will give you some business education