Small Company Mistake #2: Hiring Big Company Managers

I’ve been doing some interviewing lately for several open positions at my company, including a high-profile management spot.  As I work my way through the interview process I have been making a conscious effort to reflect back on previous hires, hoping to narrow down exactly why some small company managers work out so well . . . and why others crash, burn, and …

Small Company Mistake #1: Acting Like a Big Company

When I originally created this blog, I included the category “Mistakes and Miscues” for a very good reason—so contributors had more than enough room to second-guess all of the questionable decisions small company owners and managers make.  Over time I anticipate this will be the most popular section of the blog, but obviously this remains to be seen.  In case you’re wondering, each of …