Small business owners have to be like those plate spinners in the circus ring. You've probably seen those jugglers: they toss plates atop spindly poles. As soon as one plate starts spinning, the next plate wobbles, ready to crash. Plate spinners rush from pole to pole, trying to keep all the plates aloft.
Juggling skills are essential for running a small business.
Balancing life and work is nearly impossible, especially with all our electronic tethers. Smartphones are cool, but they make it easy to work nonstop.
This chapter on management strategies features great ideas about how to manage through chaos. I'll explain why creating an informal advisory board is a great idea and how a company retreat can boost morale and ...