How to Create Contractor Accountability

Online business is full of grey area.  It's almost never black and white, but as a manager, that's what you need to push for.  A project is either done or it's not.  Your goal is to funnel that mentality down through your organization, and the best team members will accept that challenge. I developed the below flowchart to visually lay out my expectations to my team.  In short, my expectations are that I get a product that is working 100% before I see it (this is only possible if the project itself is well documented...

Being Different

People / competition can copy everything about a business, but they can never copy “you”.  Sell what you believe and you’ll be successful.  If you don’t truly believe in anything (or are not willing to stand up for anything), then being an entrepreneur is not the place for you. You'd be better off working for a big corporation relying on them for your security.  Transparency and honesty will be the drivers of business in the coming years.  Besides, why would you want to be like everyone else in this world?  Stand out and do something...