There is a biological reason why a non-systems driven business bugs you!!!!

In my book and course I talk quite a bit about this idea of the “death by a million papercuts”.  It’s the idea that small business owners (especially those who do not have systems) feel less free,  feel more stressed and in general are more dissatisfied with their businesses.  I have been trying to find…

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What’s your end game?

I talk to small business owners all the time.  Its a great joy to be a part of this “club”.  I love when people that really have put it all on the line take a risk, and look to work hard to create a business that excites them. I also talk to people who,  I…

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What to do when your staff does not do their job?

Was just working with one of my consulting clients today.  He was talking about how one of his employees did his checklists, and hit the submit button early.    Part of his checklist was to check the locker rooms (this person owns a gym).  Well he did not and wound up locking a client in…

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Robots anyone?

  I was at a seminar over the weekend.  It was great about it was talking about mission,  creating content, branding yourself through online content.  Really great stuff.  The moderator is someone I really admire,  however I know how he would react to my De-Mythify book. “These are people not robots” he would say.  …

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Task or Systems

I was thinking about this old saying a few days ago.  Give a man a fish you feed him for a day;  teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. If you are just giving your staff a task to do day by day.  I do this too.  Then you are…

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Got Freedom?

Most small businesses start thier enterprise with an idea of how the business will set them free.  This comes through the thought process that being your own boss means that you can do the following well or better than what you have seen before. making your own schedule supervising employees making decisions I think lots…

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