What’s an IDEAL hiring process?

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If you look up the definition of “control freak” in the dictionary, you’ll see a picture of a business owner. Brilliant, fiercely independent people … but that stubborn streak can cap their business growth. Like, when less critical tasks crowd their plate. When they can’t focus on what makes their company profitable. When their Nobody-does-it-better … Read More

Is Your Business “Flexible”?

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As seen in Enterprising Women Magazine How to Welcome Flexible Work Arrangements into Your Company There are many reasons people seek location flexibility for work. But for those who equate “workplace” with a brick-and-mortar office where physical presence provides accountability, the new trend toward “location independence” can be a challenge. Recent findings by Adobe indicate … Read More

Hold On … Loosely

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Listen to the Episode Below: Ever catch an episode of Undercover Boss?  Like them, we often watch our business grow without paying close enough attention to what’s happening right under our noses. Like them, once we begin to hire staff, we start disconnecting with parts of our business. And “disconnecting” can have a bad ripple … Read More

Avoid the Roadblocks to Smart Hiring

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Listen to the Episode Below: I used to get nauseous every time I thought about hiring. How about you? We’re already overstretched (duh–that’s why we’re hiring — so we can scale our business bit by bit). So, not only don’t we have the time to devote to hiring well … but truth be told, we probably don’t … Read More

Growing Your Business with Contractors

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Listen to the Episode Below: Do you want your business to be manageable or scalable? That’s the question I address on today’s podcast. Sometimes we want to control absolutely everything about our business and then a few weeks later we’re wondering why we’re exhausted and not expanding like we should. That’s because you can never … Read More

Can Your Business Run from Anywhere?

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Listen to the Episode Below: As Michelle Villalobos tells it, she “completely uprooted her life, got rid of most of her belongings, put the rest in storage, and hit the road ….” You might expect everything to have fallen to pieces—but the exact opposite happened. Her business grew (and scaled)! In this interview, we explore … Read More

Options for a Flexible Workforce

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Listen to the Episode Below: Margaretta Noonan knows that bigger isn’t always better when it comes to building a workforce. Especially with so many employee regulations on the landscape. In this interview, we explore the different options for hiring and outsourcing that you can put to good use when choosing how to create your workforce. … Read More