Many small business owners don’t start out that way. They start as people with skills to share and services to provide. When a skill is performed well and in demand, that’s when a service provider often jumps into the role of a small business owner—perhaps before they fully understand the implications the evolution can have.
Over in Construction Executive magazine, Ruby’s Director of Product Marketing Hannelore Buckenmeyer writes about this transition and how to handle it effectively. Topics include growing pains, the challenge of giving up control, and when to consider outsourcing.