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The Wake Up Call

Release Date: 01/30/2024

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Your WakeUp Call begins when you start to challenge conventional thinking. When you empower yourself to break free from the daily grind. When you choose to design your own lifestyle and economy. 

Join Paul and Mike in this engaging episode where they delve into their unexpected journey from discussing AI applications to sharing their personal experiences in entrepreneurship, particularly with Cutco kitchen knives. 

Discover how their shift to virtual operations transformed their small business, leading to significant success during the challenging times of the Covid pandemic. Gain valuable insights into automation, delegation, and restructuring strategies that have not only enhanced productivity but also allowed them to recoup precious time. From practical investment strategies to leveraging AI tools, this podcast covers a range of topics to inspire and guide entrepreneurs on their journey.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Cutco Triumph: Mike's journey selling $19.5 million in Cutco knives teaches the power of effective sales and training strategies for business success.

  2. Virtual Triumph: Shifting to virtual operations during Covid, recruiting 1,000+ people, and generating $2.5 million underscores the importance of adaptability, automation, and delegation in small businesses.

  3. Tech-Driven Success: The emphasis on technology, defining systems, and identifying high-value activities showcases how incorporating automation can boost business efficiency. A 90-day delegation plan offers a practical roadmap.

  4. Time Audit Wisdom: The concept of a time audit and strategic task categorization highlights the value of investing time wisely. Business investment for time recoup and reinvestment underlines smart growth strategies.

  5. Delegation and Accountability: Insights into effective delegation, business restructuring, and implementing accountability strategies provide a blueprint for streamlined operations. The 'RPM' method ensures effective meetings.

  6. Self-Improvement & Tech Integration: Emphasizing personal and professional self-improvement, coupled with integrating AI tools like Opus Clips and chatbots, underlines the importance of continuous innovation for professional growth.

  7. AI for Business Growth: Utilizing Chat Gpt, Oasiscom, and other AI tools for personalized communication, content creation, and delegation exemplifies the role of AI in enhancing sales and marketing efforts.

  8. Optimizing Tasks: Strategies for task optimization through tools like Loom and the introduction of a 90-day delegation plan with AI-powered virtual assistance highlight efficient task management and business growth.

 

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Resources:

 
 
www.PaulDavidThompson.com - Real estate resources, past episodes, and information on my mastermind
 

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About Today’s Guest:

Meet Mike Abramowitz, the driving force behind reclaiming precious time for overworked entrepreneurs. As the Co-founder of Better Than Rich, Mike is on a mission to help entrepreneurs gain back 13-37+ hours every single week. With a passion for efficiency and productivity, he's dedicated to empowering business owners to optimize their time and reclaim a total of 10,000,000 hours. Join Mike on a journey towards a more balanced and fulfilling entrepreneurial life.