• graffiti heavenly figure (don’t act) Cooler Than You Are

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    Let me tell you a story. Last week I taught my first ever woodworking class at TX/RX Labs. It’s nothing crazy, we make a cutting board out of maple or cherry. Sorry guys, we were out of cherry for your class. We had a lot of fun, no one chopped a finger off and I made some friends while getting to spread the Raum Furniture love a little. Continue Reading

  • Fashion tips Fashion Tips from a Furniture Builder

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    Crazy, right? You’re thinking, how on earth does this guy think he can give fashion tips? You’re doubly shocked if you know me. I’m bearded, tall and am always three years behind the trends. Luckily for you, I won’t be sharing my eau d’pine scented beard oil application tips or my cowboy boots for dummies workshop secrets. I give you the very best – fashion tips from G. Bruce Boyer. Continue Reading

  • Doing Business As – Your Nom De Guerre

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    When you start to think about naming your new business I can guarantee you’ll begin to wonder how you may legally present it to the world. A great way to do that, and part of your overall asset protection plan, might include filing for an assumed name. Doing Business As (DBA) is a way for you to present yourself as Fred’s Hamburgers when your actual company name, filed with the state, is Fred’s Global Burger Domination. Continue Reading

  • bootstrapping recipe white bean stew Bootstrapping Recipes – White Bean and Sausage Stew

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    The term bootstrapping is one of those entrepreneurial buzzwords. I bet you can remember a time when you had never even heard the word ‘startup’. Small business guys like the buzz words. It makes us feel new and creative – unique. Another great word tossed around is ‘bootstrapping’. It used to be that you were on a tight budget. I can’t fathom how bootstrapping caught on when I’m one of the only few people I know that even wears boots on a daily basis. Regardless of the term, when you’re starting out you might be short on cash and long on hunger. I can help with that.

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  • Texas LLC Naming What’s In a Name?

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    Continuing with our Texas LLC Formation series, today’s topic will cover naming your soon-to-be global enterprise. There are a few steps and only one or two things to really be careful about. The great part about choosing a name in the State of Texas is the tools they provide to let you search, choose and reserve a name before you make the big leap.

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