In this episode, Ralph Quintero and I dissect 'The E Myth Revisited' by Michael Gerber, and see how to apply lessons for the book to real life businesses.
Sometimes the universe throws you a curveball. This week was one of those times. With undeniable irony, right after my previous episode about the systems that drive Inspiring Innovation went live - my VA has announced her decision to resign.
At first, I felt confident that the systems I previously shared with you will allow us to make the transition quick, smooth, and easy. However, an in-depth look revealed that those systems where built around specific people with specific skills, not around the processes that had to take place.
Having a system that depends on the specific abilities of a specific individual is still better than having no system – but not by much.
So I decided rebuild my systems – the smart way. I was obviously doing something wrong, but I wasn't sure what, so I decided to go back to the book that started the syste