Doug and Polly White

Doug and Polly White

Contributor / Entrepreneurs, Small Business Experts, Consultants, Speakers

Doug and Polly White are small business experts, speakers and consultants who work with entrepreneurs through Whitestone Partners. They are also co-authors of the book Let Go to GROW, which focuses on growing your business.

More From Doug and Polly White

Human Resources

The Magic Equation for Retaining Employees

Keeping your best and brightest around doesn't have to be complicated. Try one of these simple options.
Delegation

The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement

Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it.
Hiring

Tip the Odds in Your Favor for Finding the Best Employees

These five tips should help you make better decisions when hiring and expanding your business.
Incorporation

A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps.
Marriage

What You Need to Make Business Work With Your Spouse

The 5 traits that make a 24/7 relationship more joy then job.
Finance

These Numbers, Used Properly, Can Help You See Problems in Advance

You're probably already receiving financial statements, but are they doing you any good? Here's what your metrics should look like.
Partnerships

Looking for a Partner? Learn These 8 Essentials First.

First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so.
Ready for Anything

Make It Stop! 5 Techniques for Managing the Email Onslaught.

We can't live without checking our inboxes, but it's one of our biggest time sucks. Here's how to make it so you can actually do more real work.
Growing a Business

Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
Hiring

The 4 Factors to Consider Before Hiring Your First Employee

It's important to figure out the cost associated with taking on help and gauge other impacts on your business.
Finances

Make Financial Statements Useful With These 6 Tips

Without accurate and up-to-date numbers, your business can suffer. Here's how to upgrade your reporting.
Branding

Create a Powerful Brand by Answering Two Questions

Here is a common sense approach to branding for small businesses.
Selling a Business

Maximize the Price of Your Business by Finding a Strategic Buyer

Here are 3 steps to take to find a buyer that's right, and most profitable, for you.
Ready for Anything

6 Steps to Managing Your Overwhelming Workload

Entrepreneurs' workload can often be massive, causing people to become stressed out. To get everything done (and not go crazy), here are a few guidelines to manage business tasks.
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