Are you a true CEO, or just an employee who’s more hours now than you did when you had a payroll job working for someone else?
Wasn’t the whole idea to have freedom, make an impact, and be rich?
I see a lot of really amazing business owners get stuck because they don’t really know how to make the move from operator to business owner.
They tell themselves:
But what ends up happening is they are constantly in the weeds.
They can’t think clearly, they get bogged down in the everyday stuff, they lose their creativity and vision.
Have you ever wondered why your best ideas for business growth come when you’re on holiday, watching TV, or in the shower?
It’s because you're not preoccupied with never ending task lists.
It might sound counterintuitive, but the most successful business people block out time just for thinking. It’s how they can lead with vision and clarity.
A good CEO is responsible for strategy, vision, leadership and making decisions. Maybe sales and creating content.
A CEO is not responsible for:
If you’re stuck in the daily details, it might feel impossible to step away and get into the clouds - where you deserve to be.
Start by creating a task-switch G Sheet.
List each task, how long you spent on it, what area of the business it was in, what level task it is (high/medium/low) and if you really should be doing it or not.
At the end of the week you’ll have a big list of things you can delegate to your team, or a new person you recruit to free up your time.
Then replace these tasks with ones relevant to strategy, vision, leadership and decisions. You’ll have made a massive step towards being a true CEO.
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