In today’s episode, I share my approach to crafting one of the most important things to any business: the company operating system.
Just like your computer has an operating system that defines how it functions, your business (even if you’re just a one person business) needs an operating system. I wouldn’t work without one.
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Resources mentioned in this episode:
Asana: move work from start to finish.
Trello: the free, flexible, and visual way to organize anything with anyone.
Slack: Team communication for the 21st century.
I used to think it was a silly waste of time to think about a vision for my life. Who does that?
We settled in to Portland and biked all over town. Scott & Chelsea visited in Mexico.
Any project or system that involves people, no matter how well-intentioned, eventually loses luster once the initial excitement and momentum wears off. Everything becomes a job after long enough, no matter how infatuated you were in the beginning.
Motivation is a funny thing. We can feel sluggish, depressed, tired and unmotivated towards the work we *know* we want/need to get done.
I read last week that a record number of people are leaving their jobs. They’re leaving because we’re in a tight labor market right now, and finding a better job is easy.
Tell me if this sounds familiar. You start working on a new task, which requires you to do some research or look something up.