At some point, even the most hardy entrepreneurs need a vacation. However, many business owners (especially Superstar ones!) have built their business around themselves to the point where it would all fall apart if they walked away. Although this is often a necessary stage in the development of a business, if it goes on for too long, it can lead to us feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and burnt out.
It doesn't have to be this way!
Enter Mike Michalowicz. In this episode, Mike is back to discuss his new book, Clockwork, which is all about automating, systemizing and scaling a business, so that you don't have to manage. You'll learn some key strategies to extricate yourself from your business so you can spend more time on the things that really inspire you (and even take a long vacation every once in a while!)
Mike brings so much value every time we talk, and this interview was especially powerful. Enjoy!
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“We have to realize from the get go that we are all significant. And if it’s our endeavor to make the world notice, well that’s our endeavor. But we are always significant throughout.” – Mike Michalowicz
- How businesses have a hierarchy of needs, just as individuals do — and why this matters for you
- Key steps to make your business run itself
- The 4 stages of growth in a business — and why so many entrepreneurs get stuck in stage 2
- What to do when delegation goes wrong
- The beauty of empowering other people to speak about your business
“True delegation is the assignment of outcomes” – Mike Michalowicz
- Get a copy of Clockwork by Mike Michalowicz
- Get Clockwork and other books by Mike in an awesome multi-book deal with bonus content
- Get your FREE Clockwork Kit, a companion to Mike's new book
- Read The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
- Connect with Mike Michalowicz:
“We have to give our colleagues the same freedom we give ourselves if we want them to grow like we want ourselves to grow.” – Mike Michalowicz