I know it has been several weeks since I last posted. It has been a rough three weeks. They did tests on me and found I have kidney stones. The operation is really iffy and so I as trying to do what I can to get better. I am eating and drinking, so that is good. Wish me luck!
Ok, since it has been several weeks, I am sure you have gotten all of your contacts on an excel spread sheet. If not, jump back on the cat wagon and start again. We left off with J, I think. So start with K and you will feel so good about yourself!
The lesson for today is as a result of my condition. Look at your business and think about how much time, money and everything else you have done. What if you got sick? Who would continue to work your business? I am now training Buddy and Fancy to do what I do. It might be good if you look at your situation and see who you could train just in case.
Another suggestion is to read the book, E Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber. It talks about systems and how to put them in place so you don't always have to do it all. It is on Audible too if you prefer to listen to it. I have read and listened to it many times since it is one of my master’s favorites.
Look at your business and see what you can do so you don't have to do it all. Decide what you enjoy and delegate the other items to someone else. If you are trying to do the bookwork, inventory, selling, etc. you many times are working all the time. My master's son started a landscape business several years ago. Yes, he is good at most aspects but he works 24/7 and it is affecting his health and his family. We are going to try to put a system in place so his business will not fold. My master does his bookwork but everything else; he does with a few employees. He needs to teach the employees to do work as good as he does, he needs someone to answer the phone and address the emails, he needs to look at all aspects and put a plan in place.
Look again at your business and see what you can do to make your business better and you happier.
It is a beautiful day in Colorado and I am looking out the window at the bunnies. So until tomorrow, Meow and Purrs.
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