Tag Archives: work the system method

by Josh Fonger Bottlenecking, or preventing a company from growing into the success it could be, is a common pitfall among business owners. When coaching a recent client I asked, “What three roadblocks will I encounter when implementing documented systems into your business?” the three answers I got back were humbly honest and signified a […]

Introduction to Sam Carpenter’s new book,  The Systems Mindset You want control of your life. Most people don’t master this skill, and so they struggle. In these pages I want to convince you that your life is not an endless stream of erratic occurrences. Rather, that it’s a finite collection of logical, individual systems that […]

A business writer can get all wrapped up in analogy and metaphor and I try to avoid going down that road too far, but the dog-and-tail comparison is too vivid not to exploit.  In this post I build around the premise that the most important leadership tasks are to establish clear direction for the organization and then to convince […]

Following is an excerpt from the upcoming 4th printing of the Third Edition of Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less. It has to do with the systems mindset and the miracle of the world’s workings.-sc

Late last Thursday evening a friend and I watched The Matrix. Larry and Andy Wachowski’s film masterpiece, it was my fourth viewing . Watching it yet again was as epic as my first viewing back in 1999 and so, Friday morning, I back-burnered today’s scheduled post and wrote this one instead.