The 12 Most Difficult Aspects of Running a Business | Management Mastery 101

Show Notes

Do you need help managing your people? Do you struggle with holding your team accountable? Is your team struggling to gain traction? On today’s show, we teach you management mastery 101.

NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee, and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun.” – John D. Rockefeller

  1. Keeping the team on task
    1. ACTION ITEM – Provide your team with key performance indicators
  2. Minimizing distractions
    1. ACTION ITEM – Ban smartphones from the workplace
  3. Following scripts
    1. ACTION ITEM – Install 
  4. Scheduling 
    1. ACTION ITEM – Schedule a weekly or bi-weekly scheduling meeting
  5. Being on time
    1. ACTION ITEM – Document lateness and fire people that refuse to to be on time
  6. Keeping the infighting down
    1. ACTION ITEM – Gather the facts and then ACT
  7. Destroying gossip
    1. ACTION ITEM – Gather the facts and then ACT
  8. Helping them sober up 
    1. ACTION ITEM – Don’t act like a life coach unless you are a life coach
  9. On-boarding people
    1. ACTION ITEM – Proactively create an on-boarding checklist for bringing on new employees
  10. Finding the right role 
    1. ACTION ITEM – Launch the weekly group interview
  11. Finding a manager to effectively manage people
    1. ACTION ITEM – Find people that are focused on results more than being liked
  12. Fake sick days
    1. FUN FACT – “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that 75% of employees steal from the workplace and that most do so repeatedly.” –
    2. FUN FACT – “85 Percent of Job Applicants Lie on Resumes. Here’s How to Spot a Dishonest Candidate” –

NOTABLE QUOTABLE – 27 Idle hands are the devil’s workshop; idle lips are his mouthpiece.[a] 28 An evil man sows strife; gossip separates the best of friends. 29 Wickedness loves company—and leads others into sin.” – Proverbs 16:27-29

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