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.
Many entrepreneurs long for the day when they can hand over much of the daily running of the business to a group of talented managers.
Hiring is a vital decision about who to trust with the growth and care of your company.
Do you understand the many extra charges you face in this era of searching out the Internet's 'lowest price' ?
Sometimes it makes sense to take a loan at brutal interest rates. More often, it's a sign the business is failing and the time has come to cut losses.
Making minority investments in privately-held companies is risky business, but it can be done successfully.
If you find yourself spending more than 60 hours a week on work, there's only two solutions: shrink your business or delegate your responsibilities.
Dollars spent on marketing are an investment, but like any investment, there are good ones and bad ones.
The experts use different analogies, different acronyms and tell different stories, but at the end of the day, they all say the same thing.
The functional area of human resources is no less complex than accounting. There is a mind-numbing list of things that a competent HR professional needs to know about.
Making good decisions is critical to business success. The first step in good decision-making is to understand that not all decisions are created equal.
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.
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