All entrepreneurs can remember back to the days when we had a 9-5 job, a boss, a steady paycheck and lots of PTO. We left that life behind in search of independence, risk with reward, and a spirit of “why can’t I?” So how is it that now instead we work 7-7, have to manage complicated staff relations ourselves, our paycheck is variable, and PTO is laughable at best? This “job” that we have created for ourselves is compromising our independence and what we fought so fiercely for.
5 Easy Ways To Keep Your Business Moving While Still Enjoying Your Summer
Drums please! Summer, summer, summertime! Time to sit back and unwind! To me, it’s never officially summer until I hear The Fresh Prince’s summer anthem, Summertime! Summer is meant to be savored and enjoyed, but I can’t tell you how many entrepreneurs I speak to each week who share that they haven’t had a day off in months, or that they are working 16 hours a day, with no time for anyone or anything except their business.
How to Match the Pitch to the Deliverable.. At Scale
You know the game. You hire an “expert” external resource to fill a gap, help you accomplish something important by way of their expertise, only to find out that the pitch doesn’t match the deliverable. So where is the disconnect? I believe it comes down to one thing: Solid Process. Lack of process is chaos. Lack of process holds us back from differentiating ourselves and most importantly, it keeps us from becoming a scalable company.