Every morning I got to bed with a game plan for the morning. “OK, I’m going to get up at 5:30 a.m., finally drink my fruits and veggies, go for a 5 mile run, and be at my desk at 7:15 a.m. before anyone else!” Then the morning comes…. I have to fight off the “snooze monster” every day! But, once I finally get out of bed, I have a wicked routine that’s helped build my business.
Now on the PROFIT side of this story, I just finished reading a book by Mike Michalowicz called PROFIT FIRST. The premise is quite simple: we as business owners are terrible at creating a routine for allocating profit from our revenue. We pay bills, taxes, employees… everyone but ourselves properly. He’s developed an ingenious method for paying yourself first.
Avoiding Time Burglars
To the context of sales – sales professionals are rolling out of bed, grabbing their smartphones and CHECKING EMAILS! These emails are TIME BURGLARS! These are OTHER PEOPLE’S PRIORITIES!