The TE Quote:

“In business, organization is an absolute necessity, not an alternative.”
- - Larry Burkett

Mistake #1


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Mistake #1
Your Business Is Not Organized
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When I was a child I wanted to grow up to be a fireman. Little did I know that when I became a business owner and entrepreneur, I would spend the majority of my time fighting fires. If you operate your own business, more than likely, you can relate to this. Let’s face it: running a business is NOT easy and it requires skills that many of us do not possess naturally.

No matter how sophisticated a business owner you may be, invariably you are ‘winging it’ in some area(s) of your business.

  • Do you feel in control of your time?
  • Could you be absent from my business for six months and return to a thriving operation?
  • What business activities do you dread most?
  • In what business activities do you procrastinate the most?


IN THE BOOK I help you understand the importance of developing systems within your business and provide you with practical advice on how to build them.


One Possible Solution Offered in The Termite Effect:

  • Develop a functional organization chart that makes it clear to everyone what function(s) they fulfill in your organization. For those of you running small operations, you will put your name on every block in the organization chart. There is nothing wrong with that. It just demonstrates very clearly what functions need to be filled once your business gets off the ground and becomes too much for you to handle personally.