More From John Boitnott
Contracts are not a substitute for trust, they are the basis for trust.
Starting a Business
Entrepreneurship is an adventure and true adventure requires hardship.
An MBA is an extended and expensive networking opportunity but not the only way to educate yourself about business.
Learning From Mistakes
Every entrepreneurial journey is unique, but the mistakes entrepreneurs make are not.
Engaged employees stay longer, work harder and care more.
Employees, customers and investors have their own needs
Taking a stand is about your values, not your marketing strategy.
Investing in your workers is always cheaper than training their replacement.
Ordering someone to do what they know you won't is more likely to get you ignored than obeyed.
Freelancers want laws that promote more flexible working conditions, a more equitable tax system and higher wages.
Look for the good in every situation and person.
Remember when your business was a tall challenge? You can recreate that.
The first step toward a bigger role at work is wanting one.