Entrepreneurs tend to run on creativity and adrenaline. Setting up processes and systems? That’s boring stuff. But that’s the stuff that turns a great idea, all that creativity, and adrenaline, into a thriving business.
Our guest on this episode knows a lot about all of these components. Mark Stanley has started multiple businesses and is a coach and consultant helping entrepreneurs with exactly these issues – creating scalable and repeatable processes – and IMPLEMENTING them into your business. He’s made a huge difference for Uncommon Wealth Partners, so we had to have him share his wisdom!
Mark is the founder of the WHY! Company – a business consultancy that helps business leaders clarify, simplify and achieve their vision. He is a successful business leader who has consulted with over 100 companies, sits on a number of advisory boards and owns a few businesses. Mark is a sought-after and trusted advisor who believes that you must create value before you expect anything in return.
Mark has worked with many different types of organizations in just about every industry. He is an Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) implementer, using this and other tools to help companies grow and thrive. In all of his work, he has found a few universal truths across all organizations that involve people and processes.
Mark believes that learning is the fountain of youth that keeps you inspired and motivated to do something great each day. Mark spends about 10 days a year in seminars learning from the best-of-the-best. He earned a BBA in Finance with Honors, from the University of Iowa, and an MBA from Drake University.
What You Will Learn in this Episode:
- How the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) works
- Overcoming confirmation bias in conflicts at work
- Creating scalable and repeatable processes
- Unlocking potential by creating systems that match your vision and grow your business
- Why the pursuit of mastery is so necessary for success
- How to learn and grow when things go wrong
- Using EOS principles at home to get more unified and have less friction around collective goals
- How to create a life of freedom in time, money, and relationships
- Getting out of the prison of “I should” or “I shouldn’t”
- Setting family goals as well as business goals