There comes a time in every entrepreneurial venture where you realize you simply cannot do it all yourself.
Sure, when you’re just getting started you really are the “chief, cook and bottle washer.” But as your business grows, it becomes painfully obvious that trying to do everything is only going to lead to:
· Frustration (when critical tasks don’t get done and deadlines are missed)
· Burn out (when you’re working yet another 12-hour day)
· Overwhelm (when your to-do list is longer at the end of the day than it was at the beginning)
There are many ways to combat this business-growth hurdle, but one of the best is automation. Imagine a completely hands-off system that works for you even when you’re teeing up on the golf course or preparing for an amazing spa treatment.
But here’s an even better reason to automate: it lets you scale your business.