A lot of people jump into business after reading “The 4-Hour Workweek” and assume that it’s all going to be roses and butterflies; sipping umbrella drinks while lounging around on the beach (or riding a horse?) while your money rolls in. Of course, if you actually read the book (shocker!) you’ll find that there is actually some work to be done.
The book itself is great and has tons of lessons. The problem is that this “business is easy” myth is perpetuated by the unfortunate spread of online scams like the Empower Network (yes, I’ve been on an Empower Network hating streak lately).
Let’s get something straight: business is not easy.
It can be simple. And we often tend to over-complicate things. But it sure as hell isn’t easy.
There can be a whole series of books about issues that businesses face, but this is a blog post…so I’m only going to talk about one:
Unlike what some people may have you believe, business success requires work. You have to be productive.
There are is no magic software or app. There are no magic networks. There is no magic pill.
Sure, there are tools that will help. But in the end it’s up to you. So how do you improve business productivity?
This is the biggest issue that business owners face because if you’re not going to do what needs to be done yourself, you better make sure that someone does.
That leaves a lot of people in the “I have to do everything myself” camp. That can be overwhelming, to say the least. And when you have so much on your plate, it’s easy to not do anything at all.
This is a topic that has been covered plenty in this past. But I don’t think it can be talked about enough because this can truly make or break your business.
So how do you improve your business productivity?
Before we get started (no pun intended) check out this video made in partnership between ASAPScience and Gregory Ciotti of Sparring Mind