Family and Strategy

When someone doesn’t want to do something, it can be incredibly difficult to nail them down to get it done. I’m speaking from experience — recent experience.

Getting my dad to work on this project, one that will determine the company’s future strategy, is like pulling teeth. I get one at a time. I don’t think we’ve spent more than five minutes at a time talking about the project. The one time we did spend five minutes on it was due to a power outage. He didn’t have any other projects to run to.

So here I am, fleshing out my ideas for strategy, and knowing that they’re no good without input from the boss. I know this happens in other businesses, ones that don’t have the complication of family, but family makes this especially frustrating.

This is life at esyringe.


About life at esyringe

Life at esyringe is about the inner workings of a small business based in Washington State. Get a good laugh or some introspection at The company sells syringes online, hence 'esyringe'. No, not syringes you would put in a vein, but syringes that go into larger machines for analyzing blood and chemical compounds.
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