As with many ventures in life there are myths and realities around moving your own business. While it is true that you could move your own business, it is an undertaking that is very detailed and that asks for experience and dedication. If you are trying to simultaneously run and manage your business, both projects are liable to suffer. In this post I want to discuss a few myths about moving a business.
We here at Get Your Move On have been doing commercial moves for quite a while now. You could say we’re seasoned pros at it by now. In fact, Roger, our VP, has been in the industry over 35 years. We have a method for doing commercial moves which has proven very effective and which leaves our clients happy in their new offices or manufacturing facilities. In this post, I want to talk about how we do commercial moves. In particular, I will discuss these topics:
It’s important to have a process to follow for the things we do in life. We often have little habits and processes for stuff like washing dishes or how we proceed on our daily commute. Moving is no different. In fact, it is vital to have a system to follow for a move. After all, you likely have a lot of important items to move. Then, you need to keep a sense of continuity in the lives of your children. I want to say a few things about the moving process, covering these topics:
Moves are hard. There are a lot of moving parts to keep track of – no pun intended. Business moves may be even harder than other sorts. There are many more people and personalities to work with, there is all sorts of equipment and furniture to move, not to mention the files you have to take care of. In the meantime, you may land that huge client that requires all of your time, day and night, leaving you little time to organize, pack, and move before your lease expires. This post will discuss how to make your next business move as low-impact as possible, considering the following topics:
Some people like to do everything themselves. Whether it’s plumbing, auto repair, carpentry, or electrical work, they enjoy learning, sometimes the hard way, how to do just about anything. There are times in life where even the most active do-it-yourself-er has to know when to bring in a professional. When it’s essential the job is done right the first time, a DIY approach is never best. I think it’s that way with moving, particularly moving a business. There are simply too many moving parts to try to do it all yourself.