An Introduction to Shiny Object Syndrome

An Introduction to Shiny Object Syndrome

An Introduction to Shiny Object Syndrome We will keep this post short. That is for two reasons. We respect yout time, and we know how valuable that time is to your business. If you are like most business owners, it might be easy to distract you fro— Ooh, what’s over...
Who’s Your Boss?

Who’s Your Boss?

Who’s Your Boss Let’s be honest: many of us chose to start our own businesses — or rise to the top — due in no small part to our lack of desire to work for someone else. Put simply, we like being the boss. But it is easy to forget that you must be your own boss...
Take Care of Yourself

Take Care of Yourself

Take Care of Yourself You met payroll for your staff. You made all the deadlines on your accounts payable. You have enough inventory (but not too much). You made much-needed upgrades to your computer system. That’s wonderful. Now what about you? Did you pay yourself?...
Avoid One-Size-Fits-All Business Solutions

Avoid One-Size-Fits-All Business Solutions

Avoid One-Size-Fits-All Business Solutions No two businesses are exactly alike. Whether your points of differentiation center on brand personality, geography, pricing structure, size, or the fact that you bring fresh cookies to every meeting, you do something that...
Trust, but Verify

Trust, but Verify

Trust, but Verify We’ve written before about how small businesses are disproportionately vulnerable to fraud. It’s hard for a lot of business owners to believe. After all, the very nature of a small business means that you’re surrounded with a limited number of people...
Ask Why

Ask Why

Ask Why Do you spend so much time finding out what is happening that you neglect to find out why? Ask Why To Stay On Top Of The Big Stuff As a business owner, it’s your job to stay on top of the big stuff. After all, business owners are often big-picture visionaries....