Doug and Polly White
Doug and Polly White own
Whitestone Partners Inc., a management-consulting firm that specializes in helping small businesses grow profitably. They are also co-authors of Let Go to GROW, a bestselling book on why some businesses thrive and others fail to reach their potential.
Check out this primer on all the burdens the government will place on your venture.
There are many valid definitions of EQ, but we think about it as four quadrants that look at the self and others.
One thing politicians seem to forget is that when they change the rules to try to force higher pay, the money has to come from somewhere.
A healthy business has a healthy cash flow, but what do you do when you hit a dry spot?
Don't let your business be sunk by this all-too-common issue that usually stems from trusting too much.
Beyond recruiting purposes, you can these analyses to develop and train employees, set compensation and decrease legal liability.
Motivation and Retention
Sure, there are superstars who will do amazing work without your input, but that's not how most people are.
Effectively managing people is difficult and no one is born knowing how to do it. Fortunately, it can be learned.
As your business grows, you'll be faced with the "make or buy" decision.
It may tough to land your resume in the "yes" pile, by following this advice will heighten your prospects.
These policies are a great deal for those that offer them, but they are a terrible deal for the consumer.
You can use these tests to help you to determine how individuals think and solve problems, their behavioral preferences, values, ethics and what natural aptitudes they possess.
When choosing how to put your money into the market, ask yourself how much you really want to walk away with.
Selling a Business
Bringing in a partner or investors could lead to significant growth.
Of course, it all depends.
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