With Halloween around the corner the following seems like an appropriate question to ask a small business owner: Here's a scary question most businesses don't think about: what would happen if your IT support guy suddenly quits? Most business owners think it would only be a temporary inconvenience when, in fact, the opposite is usually the case. I get more concerned business owner phones calls once their IT guy leaves than any other motivating reason. Want to know how much you are at risk? Ask yourself the following 6 frightening IT questions:
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Those who know me know I believe that business requirements drive technology investments (not the other way around). So let’s assume everyone agrees with me on that, but what about managing existing technology investments? A few of the more common technology management scenarios we see in small businesses include:
It is lonely at the top and the CEO is expected to have all the answers. A CEO Peer Group helps the CEO by acting as a sounding board, a brainstorming group, and sometimes as the necessary harsh critic who points out what you can't see for yourself. We have always heard that many heads are better than one. Have you considered that a CEO Peer Group might help you become a better leader, make better decisions and get better business results?