One of the best aspects of running your own business is that you have the opportunity to wear a lot of different hats. Notice that I said “best” and “opportunity.” I view this as a huge positive. Not everyone feels the same way.
For instance, some developers solely want to develop websites all day long without ever worrying about the other facets of running a business. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that – there are plenty of jobs where you can thrive doing just that. However, I know that I would personally get bored out of my mind if every single day I booted up my computer and built websites all day long.
It’s been a busy and unusual last few weeks. Aside from the general busyness of of the holidays, I spent a lot of time setting up laptops for Reece & Bobby, getting their training plans ready, and then actually training them the past few days. It’s an exciting step for our company, but it’s definitely out of the ordinary. We’re also upgrading/migrating Detailed Image’s server this weekend, as well as reviewing our ’11 numbers, and beginning to work on the next phases of LockerPulse (finally!). All stuff that’s also a bit out of my ordinary routine, but also really enjoyable and fulfilling, which ultimately makes running a business more fun to me than most jobs.