You may want to think about how much control you could have over your business. You may want to think about ways to systemize your business.
What would happen if it was run by your employees for a couple of days?
It might be hard at first, but the more comfortable they are in taking on this responsibility – the better!
If you’re looking for a way to systemize your business, then you’re in luck. These three books will help you get started.
Each one is full of useful information that will help you create a well-oiled machine. So what are you waiting for? Start reading!
Why Systemize Your Business?
Systemizing your business will allow you to empower and engage with employees. You’ll have the freedom of when, where, why, and how much work gets done.
So that everything runs smoothly even without any human intervention on our end!
Here are three books you need to read if you want to begin systemizing your business and free up your time.
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It
He found that the biggest mistake made by small business owners, it that they work IN their business. Not ON their business.
Michael Gerber learned this the hard way after years as an entrepreneur himself.
The best way to resolve this is to use the ‘ Business Format Franchise’ method. It’s a great way to start creating systems within a company.
The core of the framework is to create systems that actually work. You do this by looking at predictable components, which can you can test. Then start building out systems from these testable components.
If you follow Michaels’s system. You will have more freedom to be able to step away from your business.
This is because someone else will be able to “take the reigns” while you’re away.
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
I LOVE THIS BOOK. It’s the book that started me on my journey, trying to build my own online lifestyle business.
Check out Tim’s podcast too it’s awesome.
This book is a guide showing you that you can have a lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about. While still running a business.
He uses the acronym deal to discuss the four main parts of the book.
The first stands for definition and discusses how to define and figure out what you want and how to face fear.
The second stands for elimination. Focusing on managing your time, focusing on the tasks that yield the greatest results.
The third stands for automation. Dealing with how to build an automatic and sustainable source of income.
The fourth stands for liberation. Showing you how to automate your business can allow you to live your ideal lifestyle.
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
In his book author identifies three kinds of problems that affect everyone.
He teaches the importance of utilizing checklists to improve results within a business. He states that a list is a useful tool that can help your staff work together to achieve better results.
If you want to reap the rewards that come with business systemization. Then you have to start systemizing your business.
This means you have to start documenting your business procedures.
Conclusion: Systemize Your Business
If you want to systemize your business, read these three books. They will help you understand how important it is to have a plan in place before doing anything else!
If you would like to dig deeper into how you can automate your business. Checkout a guide I’ve put together, documenting a lot of the things I’ve learned from these books. It’s called “Online Business Systemization“.