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Why You Should Not Talk About Work at Work

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On average, everyone spends more than eight hours of their time doing work tasks and completing documents. Some even go beyond that time frame to get the job done. As entrepreneurs, a huge percentage of our day is given to our company. So, how can we manage it properly? 

In this last episode of the Ownership Thinking series, Jeremy and I will be discussing the things you should and shouldn’t be talking about at work, the benefits of having a system or process, and the importance of assigning work tasks to others. 

If you haven’t watched the last two episodes of this series, I encourage you to check it out first. Some things discussed here are connected to the previous episodes. If you’ve seen them, then tune in to this last episode now!

What’s Discussed in This Episode:

  1. How Jeremy realised talking work at work is exhausting [4:03]
  2. Having a system and process speeds up tasks [6:38]
    • The goal of a process is consistency and not perfection [9:20]
    • Disadvantages of over systemizing [11:08]
  3.  Leaving space for workers’ creativity [11:41]
    • Only documenting the things that need a process [12:44]
  4. Structure a foundation and improve it later [15:40]
    • Get things done by establishing what works best for your business [17:30]
  5. Take the time to learn and pass it on [19:57]
  6. Delegating tasks to others to ensure growth [21:38]
    • Involving workers in the process creates an impact [21:47]
    • Leaders should first start the process [22:36]
  7. Recap of the ownership thinking series [23:41]
  8. Business owner is a leader who values the growth of his or her people [24:04]
  9. Guaranteed traction with Jeremy [25:16]

About the Guest:

Jeremy Macliver is a certified EOS implementer, serial entrepreneur, and speaker who is passionate about helping business owners get what they want from their business. Under his wing, multiple businesses flourished in high growth phases in different industries, such as construction, automotive, and service. Now, Jeremy focuses on sharing his insights and lessons to leadership teams to reignite their passion and to guide them through the process of building long-lasting organizations that are accountable to their vision.  



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