The Next Steps to Automate and Semi-Retire

In my last post I reviewed the first three steps Solo Entrepreneurs need to take to Automate and Semi-Retire.  Those steps included: Write Down Your Business Mission, Goals, Values Define Profiles of Your Good and Bad Prospects List Your Products and Services Those...

Automating Manual Work is a Dumb Idea

Why do you have to complicate everything?   “Wait – you want me to use the computer to do this rather than doing it by hand as I always have?  Why?” “Writing down a message takes one minute.  Recording it in the computer takes a lot longer.  Why do you have to...

The Ghost of Automations Past

Small Business owners who have so far not managed to automate work processes often find the idea of doing so scary. That’s understandable. It’s okay. What is not okay is staying scared because then nothing good happens. The key is to take a hard look at what is so scary. Some possibilities: