My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

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

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs Turn the Classic Theory of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs on its Head

The psychologist put forth that humans are motivated to fulfill their base needs before they are able to pursue higher-level needs.
Growth Strategies

3 Situations Where Scaling Your Business Isn't an Option

It's great to grow to the point where you're just managing managers, but that's not always feasible.
Employee Compensation

A Short Guide to Offering 'A' Players No-Interest Loans to Purchase Equity

While you would want to reward the new hire for the future value he or she adds to your business, you don't want to compensate for the existing value he or she didn't help to create.
Employee Compensation

5 Tips for Developing a Winning Employee Incentive System

Paying out bonuses and offering stock options can benefit your company, but only if you prepare properly.
Ask Entrepreneur

For Grown-Up Companies, Here Are the 5 Levers to Managing Managers

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.
Interviewing

Make Interviewing Job Candidates Less Scary and More Effective With These 10 Tips

Hiring is a vital decision about who to trust with the growth and care of your company.
Consumer Psychology

A Primer on Price Splitting: Why You Should Beware

Do you understand the many extra charges you face in this era of searching out the Internet's 'lowest price' ?
Financing

The Perils of Short-Term Business Loans

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.
Investing

4 Ways to Lower Your Risk When Investing in Other People's Businesses

Making minority investments in privately-held companies is risky business, but it can be done successfully.
Ask Entrepreneur

The Cure to Working Too Much on Your Growing Business

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.
Marketing

An Introduction to Marketing for New Businesses

Dollars spent on marketing are an investment, but like any investment, there are good ones and bad ones.
Project Grow

Achieve What You Want in Life With These 4 Simple Steps

The experts use different analogies, different acronyms and tell different stories, but at the end of the day, they all say the same thing.
Human Resources

Don't Underestimate the Devastating Consequences of HR Mistakes

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.
Decision Making

The 4 Types of Decisions, and How to Approach Each One

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.
Taxes

When Starting a Business, Beware All the Taxes and Regulations

Check out this primer on all the burdens the government will place on your venture.