As a small business owner, you will have to deal with the world of contracts. Whether it involves suppliers, a landlord, customers, or creditors, you will encounter situations where you need to enter into a contract or legal agreement regarding your relationship. While people often associate the term "contract" with a difficult-to-understand document full of legalese, there's no reason contracts have to be complicated, long, or hard for a layperson to understand. In fact, the best contracts are ones that are simple and clear. The most important thing is that you include everything you need in your contract so that it is enforceable and says what you want it to say.