I wrote to my list of bagel shop customers, trying to sell them bagels for Easter morning, and just blurted out all my secret distractions and frustrations and ridiculous adoration of these WOMEN! It turned out to be one of the most replied to, referenced and overall enjoyed emails I’d ever written.
I’ve always made a point to keep some of the tasks that I could delegate, on my own to-do list. Whether I’m running a 7-figure bagel enterprise, or growing a 4-figure solopreneur venture, I still value the simple tasks that aren’t directly making me money. Today I want to make a case for all business leaders to reserve a not-insignificant portion of their time on what others may consider “menial tasks.”
The other day I wanted to write an email to the customers of my bagel shop featuring this cute candid photo. I took the photo during a gathering of old friends. The four-year-old in the picture had protested our fished and farmed dinner spread, and his parents quickly solved the problem by grabbing a bagel […]