The Hard Part

Running a small business is a hard thing to do. I really don’t need to tell you that, because you already know. Also, a hard thing to swallow is the fact the majority of new small businesses fail. It’s inevitable. There’s always going to be a lot of starters. Starting is easy. Starting is exciting. Starting makes us feel powerful. …

Am I Too Late To the Party? Knowing When To Grow Your Business

                I have been extremely fortunate to find myself in a very unique position in the home inspection industry. I was lucky enough to get in on the ground floor of a multi-inspector firm with my friends and business partners. I started doing inspections, growing business to 40 inspections a month and then hiring and training my replacement for those …

Learning, Applying and Paying for Knowledge. What’s Your Responsibility?

Those of you who read my blog on a regular basis will already know that I am a big advocate for increasing your knowledge in your chosen industry.  I cannot overstate the importance of belonging to different groups, organizations and message boards, so that you are able to keep up with the happenings in your field.  Generally, the more knowledge …