Training Others in Just Ten Minutes a Day so You Can Free Your Time and Grow Your Business

One of the reasons I’ve observed that businesses struggle to be successful is because their team isn’t all rowing the boat in the same direction. Frequently, the business owner is so busy themselves that they don’t have time to train other people. And, even though every entrepreneur knows that training others will free up their […]

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How to Hire Freelancers and Contractors in 10 Minutes a Day

Running a business requires a combination of your own talents and skills and the talents and skills of other people. I can’t think of a single person in the history of ever who could do it all with excellence. Almost all businesses do some form of outsourcing or subcontracting. In some cases (depending on budget […]

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Outsourcing/Delegation in 10 Minutes a Day

Delegation! Delegation! Delegation! The trick to success is to know when to micro-manage, when to macro-manage, and when to delegate. There are only 24 hours in any given day and you have to sleep, eat, have family time, catch an episode of Grey’s Anatomy… and somewhere in there you need to work. Take your personal […]

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How Entrepreneurs Can Get the Benefits of a Team (Without Selling Part of Their Business)

I have the very good fortune of meeting a lot of entrepreneurs and working with them to make their businesses more successful. One thing I’ve learned over the years is that entrepreneurs who work with others are more frequently successful than those that work alone. I’m not saying that solopreneurs will be less successful than […]

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Santa: The Ultimate Project Management Guru

Recently, I wrote about your Christmas dinner as a project management exercise. But now that it’s just about Christmas, I’ve realized that the real project management guru of the season is Santa himself. What a project: Making toys for good little girls and boys and then delivering them in one night. Can you imagine the […]

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What should be delegated?

This blog post was on my list of “things to write about” for two weeks now, but I’ve been busy with other things. That’s okay, though, because it’s a perennial topic. I was recently reading a blog in the New York Times (published October 15th) by a CEO of a NY-based company. She referenced that, […]

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Expand Your Business with These 3 Tips

There is an old saying that holds true even today: “Success breeds success.” In the early days of your business, you were likely concerned with simply staying afloat. Lining up consistently paying customers may have been difficult and you may have gone for long periods with little business. However, something happened since then that caused […]

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