Less is More

If you don't want to build / manage a large team, the key is in Focus and Prioritizes. 

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The next step is automation and delegation. Overlying that is profitability. 

It is crucial that you immerse yourself in learning the skills needed to automation your business and marketing. The compass tuned to north by constantly and continually reviewing the profitability of the tasks we do and automation.

My tasks list gets long. I don't try to figure out what I am going to do. Rather, what I am NOT going to do. Less is MORE!!!!

I Wish I Had Known This 10 Years Ago

I used to think that building a business was just about generating sales. As I have become older, my eyes have been opened.

Day by day, I have pieced together a tapestry – a more complete picture of what is takes to build a scalable and saleable business. I have been applying what I am learning in real-time to my own businesses. Each book, each course, each mentor is supplying a new piece of the puzzle.

My main issue is the density of the information I can gather from any one individual, as each has his or her own area of expertise.

After studying personality types (DISC), I realized that we all have different tendencies which, like gravity, shape who we become, which explains why it is so hard to find information from all-rounders – people who have either broken the model or gone against the grain to learn a broader set of skills. 

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I want to transcend my personality type, my learning style and my natural talents. I want to improve my weaknesses as well as my strengths. I want to understand business holistically from the board room to the support desk, as no one part is more important than the next… it takes all of them to build a successful business. I search out sources of information from all-rounders: people who excel in all areas of business. I learn as much as I can from their journey.

Wealthification

To date, I have found less than a handful of people who have put in the effort to become an all-rounder. One of who recently published a course aptly titled Wealthification. You can learn more about the course in this post.

The Doodle Revolution

Information is expanding at a staggering rate. We have reached the point where words alone do not suffice; out of this need “visual language” is surfacing as a tool to convey more information in less time. Who would have thought that Doodling would become a superior form of communication? 

I have been tracking several initiatives that are spearheading the evolution of this new language. Sunni Brown’s method being the most practical and accessible of them all.

You can learn more about Sunni here: http://sunnibrown.com/doodlerevolution/

Are You Trapped in a Filter Bubble?

This is a little scary. Think about it: by controlling the filter bubble around someones search terms and online social interactions you can literally mold their perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes.

“As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a “filter bubble” and don’t get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.”

Working on a New Visual of My Workflow

On WillFranco.com, I created a visual of my workflow. It is now outdated, so I am having another crack at visualizing my workflow. I have so many sites and use so many pieces of software and hardware, visualizing my everything really helps me stay productive and remember how everything is connected. 

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