“Can we talk for a minute?” If you've ever been in a relationship, you know this is going to be tough. It’s not much different as a manager of a business. “Sure.” Queue the shaky hands as the door clicks shut.
Running a small business (or any business, for that matter) is tough. As a small business owner, you wear several hats and need to stay on top of it all, even on the run. Getting new business and traveling are part of the gig. But so is keeping your business running smoothly.
Whitelisting. It sounds kind of sinister, doesn’t it? Like, another bad guy found out about James Spader’s Blacklist and wanted to compete with it. Or like it’s a team of vigilantes or something.
Starting this blog post on Halloween took me back to the days of wandering up and down the streets of my childhood neighborhood. At the ages of seven, eight, and nine my neighbors and I were perfectly content with collecting Skittles, Starbursts, and giant candy bars from the house on the corner (that lady was the best). But as the years passed we yearned for more. We started branching out to the surrounding neighborhoods, even pleading with our parents to drive us to houses past walking...