Don’t you hate a smart ass who answers a question with a question? Nevertheless; chew on this hopeful exception. Irrespective of your growth mode, don’t you believe the continuation of your success is important? Of course you do! When you have pulled the trigger to grow, you: Become more vulnerable to market swings, manufacturer issues, [...]
Dr. Merlot: My family creates a lot of problems in the business. How do I manage both relationships successfully?
Let’s first set the foundation for this answer. I pity you if you have problems; issues that you are unwilling to address. That means there are lumps under your carpet large enough to scare your cat. That means you are tip-toeing around the room like a timid ferry trying to let the smelly sleeping dogs [...]