Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself

Dec 10, 2018 | Operations, Optimization, Podcast, Strategy | 0 comments

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Episode Brief Description

Entrepreneurs often struggle and get overwhelmed with everything that needs to get done.  Join us as we share key takeaways from Mike Michalowicz’s Clockwork

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Key Insights & Timestamps

  • [00:27] – Welcome
  • [02:55] – Why this concept is so important 
  • [04:34] – Implementing the system 
  • [06:02] – The basics 
    • Time
    • Tasks 
    • The QBR – Queen Bee Role 
  • [06:45] – Time audit 
  • [07:26] – Doing
  • [09:08] – Deciding 
  • [10:40] – Delegating 
  • [11:00] – Designing 
  • [13:20] – Target Allocation Percentage (TAP)
  • [14:34] – Making small shifts to improve TAP
  • [19:30] – Queen Bee Role 
  • [22:50] – Having the systems and team in place 
  • [24:32] – Placing your team in the right roles 
  • [25:25] – Understanding your customer 
  • [28:44] – Challenges 
  • [30:35] – Planning your 4 week vacation, 18 months from today
  • [31:54] – Action Items 
  • [35:38] – Tom’s Bookshelf

Action Items 

Ariana’s Homework

  • Do a task brain dump. Write down every single thing you’re responsible for.

Tom’s Homework

  • Do the time and task audit. Take a look at the results and make a plan to eliminate one of the them to delegate elsewhere. 

Tom’s Bookshelf

Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself

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Key Insights

  • Break down the popular book “Clockwork”
  • Discover easy ways to implement these tools into your business 
  • Avoid common mistakes and learn how to reduce your Target Allocation Percentage if it seems out of sync with your goals

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