Posts Tagged ‘business’

My 2015 reading list

I enjoy reading, but in the past I haven’t set aside enough time to dedicate to it. That’s been changing and I’ve been reading a fair bit more over the past 6 months or so. That fact must have leaked out to all the presenters at the Pressnomics conference last month because there were a…

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Some thoughts on finder’s fees

Last year somebody reached out to me and mentioned that they had a client they couldn’t take on so they wanted to pass them my way. I got some basic details about the project and it seemed like we’d be a good fit for what the client needed, so I said send ’em over. The…

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Hire an assistant. Now!

When we started the company, there were three of us. The other two guys did the bulk of the design/development and I did some development, but mostly I ran the business. I spoke with all prospects, I managed all projects, dealt with accounting… all of it. Then earlier this year, one of those guys left…

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No, I will not sign your NDA

I’m the first point of contact for our small business. As such, I’m the one who reads all of the contact form submissions. Here is part of a form submission I received recently: Before I talk to you about my project, I need you to sign an NDA. What I think they really mean is:…

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