November 2015

Taking a vacation when you own a business…

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by Tom Watson on November 29, 2015

Getting away on vacation when you are a business owner can be a challenge. You have jobs, deadlines and employees to worry about. From there you have to worry about who’s in charge, what happens to any money that is collected and the list goers on and on. It sounds pretty daunting. And to a […]


Once again I’m digging into the “mailbag”. This means I’ll be sharing my answers to a few questions that people have asked me lately. Today makes the fourth installment of this series. The third one is here, the second one is here and the first one is here in case you missed it. If this is your first time […]


I know that nobody likes making mistakes. I certainly have a tremendous distaste for them. I always have! But the fact is, WE ALL MAKE THEM. And contrary to popular belief, mistakes can be good! They help you understand things better. A good case can be made around the fact that if you are not making […]


Going out on a bid walk through when you are a beginner can be a scary process. You don’t know what questions to ask, and you don’t know what will be asked of you. I’ve been in your shoes, so I know how it feels. But fret not! It’s not nearly as bad as you think […]


Ten of my favorite posts from the early years…

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by Tom Watson on November 1, 2015

I can’t believe how long I’ve been writing on the this site. It’s actually coming up on six years! That’s amazing to me. So today I’m going to ask everyone to STOP for a moment and check out some of my favorites from the early years on the site. It’s probably safe to say that you have […]