What keeps you going…and growing?

How about this for a job description: Wanted: A self-starter who is willing to work 12-hour shifts, 6 days a week, take minimal vacations, endure sleepless nights and pretend to be normal although plagued by self doubt. Compensation: possibility of better-than-average pay, with slight chance of personal bankruptcy. That’s the job description of a small …

Why hiring your second employee is an even bigger deal than the first

Looking to make your second hire? That’s great. You should be commended for generating jobs.  Arguably, hiring your first employee might require a bigger leap of faith. But employee number two is probably more consequential.  Why? Because now you’re now outnumbered. You’ve crossed over into true employerhood. With that comes new expectations that you might not have …