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RUN LIKE CLOCKWORK: SMALL BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Feb 28, 2024

Welcome to our breakdown of Chapter 7 of Clockwork, Revised and Expanded: Design Your Business to Run Itself.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Our top tips and takeaways to avoid the sunk cost fallacy

  • How to complete the 4T exercise

  • Why you really don't want to clone yourself

We suggest that you read the chapter and...


Feb 21, 2024

Welcome to our breakdown of Chapter 6 of Clockwork, Revised and Expanded: Design Your Business to Run Itself.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why this is a throttle, not a switch

  • Deciding vs. Delegating

  • The Design Trap

We suggest that you read the chapter and then come listen to this episode covering pages 85-115.


Feb 14, 2024

Welcome to our breakdown of Chapter 5 of Clockwork, Revised and Expanded: Design Your Business to Run Itself.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Differences between the QBR and Primary Roles

  • Directly vs. Indirectly serving the QBR

  • Completing the sticky note exercise

We suggest that you read the chapter and then...


Feb 7, 2024

Welcome to our breakdown of Chapter 4 of Clockwork, Revised and Expanded: Design Your Business to Run Itself.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The story behind why it’s called the QBR

  • Why we love the Savannah Bananas

  • How the QBR relates to the Big Promise

We suggest that you read the chapter and then come listen...


Jan 31, 2024

Welcome to our breakdown of Chapter 3 of Clockwork, Revised and Expanded: Design Your Business to Run Itself.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why you need to protect your reputation above all.

  • Declaring your Big BANG

  • How to find your Big Promise

We suggest that you read the chapter and then come listen to this...