|Whether you run an online or offline business, there's a point where the business will take control of you. And then it doesn't let go.
All those marketing strategies and “four-hour workweek” formulas are totally useless.
So what works? And why does it work? Here are three core steps that will get you out of the muck and back on dry land. And yes, on the road to the three month vacation.
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If you go to a restaurant, just about any restaurant
And if you go to sit down you would notice that some days the restaurant is absolutely full and on other days it's completely empty. What's really happening here? What you're noticing is the lack of control over the business.
It doesn't matter whether you own a restaurant business or a gym or you just have a service, you have to have control over your business. How do you have this control over your business? I didn't have to answer to this several years ago. I'd run a cartooning business since I was in university and I ran a business for about ten or 12 years without any control.
I didn't know where the next client would come from. While I did some amount of promotion, sometimes I had enormous amounts of work so I wouldn't get any sleep. At other times a whole month could pass and I'd have nothing to do.
Three Prong System
The only way to have complete control over your business is to use the concepts explained in the Three Prong System. Now if you didn't listen to episode number two then that's where you need to go right now, or just after you listen to this episode. That's because the three prong system has stood the test of time. When you look at all the religions of the world that have lasted 2,000 years they use the three prong system.
When you look at businesses that have really well over the years they too use the Three Prong System. You want to go back to episode two and listen to it.
The Three Prong System Strategy
The Three Prong System brings strategy to your business, but on a day to day business you need to do some strategy as well. This episode talks about the strategy that you need on a day to day basis.
As usual, we're going to cover three things, and the first thing we're going to cover is the factor of core skills. The second thing we're going to cover is about how to get help or why you should get help, and the third is input is equal to output.…to continue listening to or reading this podcast
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