126: #126 The one thing that took my business from a $350k a year stressfest to a scalable business ready to grow

The shift was the moment we stopped pointing fingers and started taking the blame for things going wrong within our business.

Instead of texting the employees the night before about their shift we scheduled them out a week in advance. Even if we weren’t sure exactly what they’d be doing. We overemphasized their schedules and set up automated emails and texts to constantly remind them as the day approached.

Instead of training them by walking around the warehouse pointing at things we spent time recording training videos with perfect voice overs. We quizzed them at the end of the training videos with real on-the-job problems.

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I started the Sweaty Startup in December of 2018 because I believe the Shark Tank and Tech Crunch culture is ruining the real spirit of low-risk entrepreneurship.