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Entrepreneurs have this “loveable hubris,” where they think they have their whole lives to build and scale their business. But what happens if something unexpected knocks you off your game? Do you have an “engine room” that can keep the wheels humming in your absence?
In this interview, Tim Francis discusses the personal crisis that became his “aha” moment for scaling his own marketing company, and how he got past the cycle of putting out fires by creating the systems that allow him to own multiple businesses without burning out.
The personal crisis that pushed Tim toward a scalable model for his marketing company
How he developed the concept of a company “Engine Room”
How you can pick the players, set the rules, explain how to win … and get the [bleep] out of the way
Empowering a team with clear definitions of “done”
The “kaizen” (continuous improvement) approach to reviewing your results
Why you want to stay on shore