Get out of management
Your business can only begin to grow when you get out of management and get into leadership. Your business needs effective management systems – for finance, marketing, sales, operations and teamwork. You are the worst choice possible of people to manage those systems. Your job is to spend 80% of your time on your Unique AbilityÂ®Â (Dan Sullivan www.strategiccoach.com) and 20% of your time leading your managers and your team. Dentists are control freaks – wanting to understand, create, monitor and manage ALL of their business systems. They need to get out of the way and let their teams function. Coaches are tinkers and cheapskates – unable to let go of “doing everything” or unwilling to invest in people to support them. The excuse is “lack of clients/cash flow” – the reason for the excuse is too much management and not enough leadership. I have just read a brilliant new book – its going to make a big difference – I’ll tell you more later…..