The Business Owner's Challenge: Manager or Practitioner?
One of the most common challenges I see with practitioners and
technicians who own a business is that they actually love being the
practitioner! All of the beautiful advice from the e-Myth stands
completely at odds with their greatest strengths and desires. So what
The secret is to design your business in such a way that you can continue to do what you love, but the other aspects of the business are taken care of in an appropriate way. Here’s three quick tips to get you started:
- Make a list of your strengths and check you are doing the roles in the business that require those skills.
- Make a list of your weaknesses and look at how much time you are spending doing less productive work (because it ‘must’ be done).
- Take three things from the ‘unproductive’ list and brainstorm whether there is a better way or whether these things need to be done at all!
How do you solve this dilemma?