Don't wait until you're managing a crisis to decide who you want to be and what values you want your company to espouse.
As an entrepreneur, practice saying to yourself, "I will not do the work of my smart, very talented and motivated team."
The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.
Pay attention to this distinction because you can bet that the tax man is going to.
There are an awful lot of franchises available out there. So how do you choose the one that's right for you?
When hiring a company's first employees, do these things first.