You may have started this business on your kitchen table, or in your garage, or, even in a trendy new co-working space. But now you’re officially a “big” company, pulling in a couple million — with your own office space and a staff and a lot of growth on your horizon. You are a real
It’s the classic chicken or the egg situation. Do you hire a new person to handle all the new business you think is going to come in? Do you wait for the new business to come in then hire someone? It’s the age-old question every entrepreneur has had to consider. Hiring a new person is
I love the Waze app on my phone. What I like about Waze, is that it’s more than just a GPS app– it is like a mini-copilot. It tells you when there is debris on the road ahead, where the police are, and how long you’ll be sitting in traffic. I use it all
From the silence on the other end of the phone, I knew I had lost them. I had spilled my guts and had broken every rule of sales in the process. I cringe now thinking how I tried to convince the business owner on the other end of the line why having a strong
Michael Gerber in his book The E-Myth, has a famous saying: ” You need to work on your business not in it. ” In order to start working “on” your business in strategy, marketing and other management tasks you need to start pushing some responsibilities to your team as you grow. In our experience there
6 years ago we got a dog. She was the scrappiest thing we ever saw. Before getting to the shelter, and before we even saw her, we had agreed on a name — Chloe. But when we got to see her, well, let’s just say she didn’t look as refined as a “Chloe”. She was
Why is it at the end of every year everyone puts out a checklist of items they need to do before the new year begins? Are we not more creative than that? Bah humbug. Checklists are boring! Let’s call it something different… the “Year-End Wrap Up”. Yes—that’s it! Ok, it’s really a checklist, but humor
What would have happened to the Titanic if they knew about the size of the iceberg before they hit it? If you aren’t getting the right– and timely– information from your accounting department, it may be a sign that it may need an overhaul.
Ask any business owner if they ever have enough money or enough people to get the job done and their answer is probably a guffaw and a resounding “NO!”
When you ask them who they need (in a perfect world) you’ll hear they need sales people, operations people and line workers. Rarely do they say they need this one critical position.
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