Return of TIM411

TIM411 is back with season 2 -- now a video podcast, too. You can watch episodes on my FB page here: http://bit.ly/timconleyfb In this week's episode, AJ Silvers asks, "Do you hire ahead of the curve or wait until you are absolutely swamped with work?" Inside you'll learn when to hire by using the 85% Capacity Rule.

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TIM411: How To Help Employees Get To The Next Level

Today on TIM411, Tim answers the question, "Some employees say they want to move to the next level, but then they procrastinate. Any ideas?" You have to stop treating employees as an entrepreneur. If your employees signal that they want to level up, you need to sit down with them to help build a plan. Listen in on how to help them grow into the team members they desire to be and you need them to be. Click here to get your question on TIM411.

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TIM411: How To Defeat Entrepreneurial Procrastination

Today on TIM411, Tim shares an insight from a conversation with a prospective client. "I can't do anything if I can't do everything." Too many entrepreneurs, even Tim, are perfectionists and let the huge scope of a project interfere with accomplishing it. Listen in to learn how to overcome your entrepreneurial procrastination. Click here to get your question on TIM411.

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TIM411: When Should I Set A Lower Price Point?

Today on TIM411, Tim answers the question, "When should I set a lower price point?" Tim is famous for saying "add a zero" when asked about pricing. He wants you to find a way to add so much value that customers would be willing to give you ten times more than they do now. But not all markets, not all products can have a price increase without losing sales. So when should someone lower their prices? How best to do so? Listen in and get Tim's advice on lower price points. Click here to get your question on TIM411.

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TIM411: How To Get Knowledge From My Head To My Team

Today on TIM411, Tim answers the question, "How to lead my small team when I have most of the business knowledge in my head?" This is a really good question as it is a problem many entrepreneurs face this problem all the time. Tim shares how you can have your team do their jobs well and help grow your company without needing to take tons of time to get all your knowledge out of your head. I'm looking at you, Melanie! Click here to get your question on TIM411.

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TIM411: What Type Of Team Structure Will Help Me Scale?

Today on TIM411, Tim answers a question from Maciej Godlewski from Fired Up Digital. Maciej wants to optimize his team structure so he asks if switching from skill set silos where for example all SEO experts get all clients who need SEO to a model where a team of experts handle a set number of clients. He wants to know if making this change will help his company grow. Listen in to learn how to better structure your team for greater scale. Click here to get your question on TIM411.

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TIM411: The Effective Executive By Peter Drucker

    In this episode, Tim recommends you go back to the source material. One of the best thinkers on management was Peter Drucker. He was the godfather of modern management and many people have reused his ideas in their management books ever since. If you've not read The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker, you should get it today. If you want to get in-depth training on operating and scaling your business check out The Bootcamp.   Click here to get your question on TIM411.  

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TIM411: How To Break The Feast Or Famine Cycle In Your Business

    Today on TIM411, Tim answers the question, "If we're not ready or capable to bring on new customers, how do we stop marketing, but not dry up the sales pipeline?" This question is really about flattening the feast-famine cycle that many B2B service providers get into. It also happens in product businesses when they sell out of product, months go by before new stock comes in and then they have to build up demand again. This episode talks about how to forecast and handle those down times. If you want to get in-depth training on operating and scaling…

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TIM411: Want To Make A Fortune? Fix Your Margins

    Today on TIM411, Tim answers the question, "What should my gross margins be?" This is probably the most important metric to measure in your business. Listen in to find out how to make a fortune by fixing your margins. If you want to get in-depth training on operating and scaling your business check out The Bootcamp.   Click here to get your question on TIM411.  

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