M5 – Systems Examples and Resources

This month we talked about systems. You learned what they are, how important they are in your business and personal life, and how they form the steps that take you from point A to point B as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

Odds are, you understand enough already to make use of systems in your life. But in case you need just that little bit of extra information,

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M5 – Benefits of Systems

Michael Gerber said in his book the E-myth, that you can’t get your 17-year-old son to clean up his room, or wash his own laundry, but McDonald’s can get him to serve lunch to 1000 people.

That’s the benefits of systems. Systems allow you to create simple processes that enable unskilled, or low skilled employees to perform complicated tasks at a high level.

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Eliminate Procrastination with To-Do Lists

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I’ve spent the last month planning my year-end To-Do’s. I’ve been looking over, adding to, and deleting items on my 2014 plan. I like to plan, but for me, setting up my To-Do’s is more about seeing where I am going, knowing how close I am to achieving my goals and looking back to see what I’ve accomplished.  [Read more…]

M5 – Competition

Welcome to the M5!

Do you worry about your competition?

It is understandable, we Entrepreneurs are a competitive lot.

But if you are overly concerned about your competition, then it means one thing, and one thing only: [Read more…]

Grow Your Business By Being More Productive – Infographic

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I read a great article today on Entrepreneur.com – Get it Done:  35 Habits of the Most Productive People. The 35 habits are presented in an infographic, see the, How To Be Productive Infographic, here.

The diagram in the infographic is broken down into seven areas: Tech, Clothes, Hacks, Body, Schedule, Food, and Mind.  [Read more…]