Small Business

In Charge vs. In Control

I made a big psychological jump for my small business last week.  I finally decided to outsource something!

If you don’t know me personally, then just for the record, I have control issues!  I don’t like to share my work like Joey Tribbiani doesn’t like to share his food.

So now that you’ve definitely got the message about my control issues – let me tell you why outsourcing is so important, and why I, the stubbornest ‘lone wolf’ I know, has finally caved in.  And HOW GOOD that actually feels!

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Small Business

Entrepreneurship & Scrappy-Doo; Cats vs Dogs, Take 2!

Last week I wrote a blog post about attraction marketing versus paid advertising for the small business owner, using cats versus dogs as an analogy.  If you missed it, you can see it here.

I got some comments about the analogy being helpful, and I also got a few about the poor dogs getting a bad deal in this scenario.

Although at first this sympathy for the dogs seemed to be just about dogs being awesome, as I thought about it, I realised that there is another obvious small business analogy where dogs win the day.

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