Tag Archives: Owner

Boundaries Matter: How to Draw the Line as a Remote Business Owner

Laura Spawn — March 19, 2020 Being the owner of a remote business certainly has its upsides—among them, the flexibility to work from home. But when your office is just down the hall from your living room, it can sometimes be hard to take advantage of that flexibility; after all, as a business owner, there … Continue reading Boundaries Matter: How to Draw the Line as a Remote Business Owner

Should the Product Owner Balance Technical Debt?

Fredrik Wendt — January 20, 2020 Should the PO really balance the level of technical debt? I just had this conversation (January 24, 2020) at Sweden’s “big” agile conference, Agila Sverige. There were many interpretations, understandings and strategies around this. I think it mostly boiled down to these two ways of looking at and arguing … Continue reading Should the Product Owner Balance Technical Debt?

How to Scale From Freelancer to Business Owner

Choncé Maddox — January 17, 2020 Some people use the term ‘freelancer’ and ‘business owner’ interchangeably, and I totally understand why. While one is not better than the other, freelancers tend to be entrepreneurial have freedoms like setting their own rates, choosing clients, and deciding on when to work. However, freelancers often tend to spend … Continue reading How to Scale From Freelancer to Business Owner

What Your Invoicing Habits Say About You as a Business Owner

Albert Costill — December 20, 2019 Out of all your responsibilities as a business owner, there’s nothing more important than invoicing. Without invoicing, you won’t be able to get cash to flow into your business. Without that cash, you won’t be able to grow your business — let alone keep the doors open for very … Continue reading What Your Invoicing Habits Say About You as a Business Owner

The Anatomy of a Business Owner

Steven Imke — December 18, 2019 Follow @SteveImke Inside every small business owner, there are 3 personas, each competing for time as the leader. The three personas are: Technical (work-focused) President (inwardly-focused) Chief Executive Officer – CEO (outwardly focused). To succeed, a business must possess all three personas. The technical persona is about the present … Continue reading The Anatomy of a Business Owner