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The Entrepreneurial Engineer by John R. Callister, Michael B. Timmons

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6 Creating Your Company

People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.

Mary Kay Ash (1915–2001; U.S. Business Executive)

6.0 Entrepreneur’s Diary

You’re making great progress. You’ve got a board, you are about to hire two key employees, and you are just about ready to start executing your company business strategy. But, you need a company structure to embody these attributes. In fact, you can’t even open a bank account without an Employer’s Identification Number (EIN). This is no simple decision. In particular, your board (typically made up of “older” types) will probably steer you in the direction of a conventional commercial ...

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