About Mike Kalis
Mike Kalis is the CEO of Marketplace Homes and one of Crain’s Detroit Business’s “Top 20 in Their 20s.”
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Thinking of Pursuing Greener Pastures? 3 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves Before Taking That Plunge
Don't confuse boredom or fear with the need to move on. Instead, stay put, and make that old pasture green again.
On the surface, outsourcing seems like an ideal way to run a business. But 'insourcing' actually saves time and money and builds a lasting culture.
You can promote autonomy and creative thinking among your team members while still keeping a grip on the wheel.
It may seem counter-intuitive, but firing certain types of paying customers could actually help your company grow.
Sure, shaking hands with every customer is charming in an "Andy Griffith" sort of way. But limiting yourself by excluding ecommerce could quash your business.
Lots of markets are crowded. You're more likely to thrive in the one that's not.
It's often easier to fix a struggling company than it is to create one from scratch.