It is absolutely crucial that the list be kept free of people who are considered simply because they might be hurt or insulted if they were not included. These folks somehow always manage to end up on the board, and they are mostly disastrous.
At 21 Hats, we’re not going to tell you how to run your business. But we are going to publish news articles, Q&As, webinars, and podcasts that feature business owners speaking frankly about what it takes to build a business.
The structural issues that discourage entrepreneurship have yet to be addressed.
Picking the right system can seem daunting, but the real challenge is implementing it.
When Stephanie Stuckey first thought about buying back the pecan and roadstop business her grandfather founded, she consulted three investment advisors. Two told her not to do it.
It started with a sophisticated—if shoestring—marketing strategy that culminated in late 2015 with a video that broke the internet. What will they do for an encore?
Brent Beshore likes to say of the businesses he invests in, “Boring is beautiful.” It’s one of the things that sets him and his firm, Permanent Equity, apart. He runs a private equity fund with more than $300 million in capital, but he’s not really a private equity guy.
The founder of business-coaching firm Predictable Profits, Gaudet talks about how his clients and his own business have fared during the crisis.