Doug and Polly White

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.

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Thought Leaders

Is Planning Your Bugaboo? 5 Steps to Keep Your Startup on Track

Fire up that Excel spreadsheet, and get started breaking down tasks so you can actually complete them.

Thought Leaders

5 Tips for Dealing with Unhappy Clients

If you simply demand pay, you will have won the battle and lost the war.

Growing a Business

Risky Business: Should You Diversify?

Do you suffer from 'magpie' syndrome, always chasing after the next shiny object? Think carefully before you do.

Leadership

Have to Terminate an Employee? Here Are 5 Best Practices.

Important points include minimizing the departing staffer's embarrassment -- and keeping an eye on his or her actual departure.

Marketing

5 Tips for Direct Mail Marketing

Direct mail should be a never-ending cycle of testing and learning. Are you ready to start?

Growing a Business

How to Calculate 'Breakeven'

Follow these steps carefully. If you miscalculate, you're poised to make all kinds of bad business decisions.