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MARCUS AURELIUS

"Frightened of change? But what can exist without it? What's closer to nature's heart? Can you take a hot bath and leave the firewood as it was? Eat food without transforming it? Can any vital process take place without something being changed?"

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The Technician

The Technician

  • The Technician is the doer. Loving the hands-on work within the business
  • Not caring about thinking or ideas or multitasking, the Technician just wants to tinker and work, always living in the present
  • The Technician believes t...

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Lesson 4: SYSTEMS and Strategy

Lesson 4: SYSTEMS and Strategy

SYSTEMS?

  • Systems are one of the most important aspects of your business.
  • Systems are a series of specific and explained processes showing how to carry out a task in detail

WHY ?

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The Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur

  • The Entrepreneur is always thinking forward and about the future.
  • This personality is the part of us that is constantly making strategies, innovating, thinking creatively, looking for opportunities (and occasionally wrecking havoc).
  • This also comes with the...

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Lesson 3: The three personalities

Lesson 3: The three personalities

Every person who goes into business is made up of three different people

These are

  1. The Technician,
  2. The Manager, and
  3. The Entrepreneur.
  • Each o...

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Lesson 2: THINK DIFFERENTLY

Lesson 2: THINK DIFFERENTLY

  • Most small businesses fail because they believe that if they understand the technical work of a business then they understand a business that does technical work (e.g. just because you are a good carpenter, doesn't mean you understand how to start a carpentr...

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MICHAEL E. GERBER

"If your business depends on you, you don't own a business-you have a job. And it's the worst job in the world because you're working for a lunatic!

MICHAEL E. GERBER

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Lesson 1: Change

Lesson 1: Change

  • Change in business (and life) is essential for growth. Everything changes
  • Without understanding the importance of change you won't be able to alter the things in your business that aren't working and require change to flourish
  • Change in any ...

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The Manager

The Manager

  • The Manager is the planner/ organiser. Always creating order and living in the past. Where the Entrepreneur sees opportunity and possibilities, the Manager sees the problems that will invariably occur.
  • Constantly chasing the ...

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"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane" -Marcus Aurelius

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  • Instead of striving for certainty, we should be in constant search of doubt: doubt about our own beliefs, doubt our own feelings, doubt about what the future may hold for us unless we get out there and create it for ourselves.
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You can design a super-restful off day according to what makes us enjoy our life. It can be a healthy activity or doing something that does not require you to use your brain. Self-care is also a good idea, with a hot aromatic bath or pedicure making you feel better and relaxed.

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