If you took a month off from your business would it thrive or struggle to survive?
Nat Eliason is three-time Ecommerce Influence guest who built a business that runs itself and he’s here to tell you how he did it.
Nat founded an Ecommerce company called Cup and Leaf (now Sencha Tea Bar) which he sold last year. More recently, he built an agency called Growth Machine that continues to flourish without him being in the day-to-day operations.
Tune into this episode to learn how to build a system that prevents things from piling onto your plate, the roles you should absolutely hire for in your business, and the advice Nat has followed to allow for this growth.
- 4:59 Nat and Austin’s elk hunt
- 12:08 The biggest thing Nat learned in 2020
- 15:49 Three reasons Nat is able to consistently put out new content
- 20:39 How to ship high-quality creative work
- 27:57 Nat’s system to avoid piling things onto his plate
- 33:29 Advice Nat received that helped him build a business that runs itself
- 38:12 The roles Nat hired for to build and scale his agency
- 43:50 Three types of workstyles you should know about before hiring
- 48:59 The type of people you need to hire if you want to build a business that runs itself
- 52:00 The business model the most successful companies follow
- 56:42 How to get yourself out of the day-to-day aspect of your business
- 1:02:05 Getting trapped in a company you created
- 1:11:17 Using resistance as a tool for growth
- 1:15:25 Is your productivity destroying your health?
- 1:24:21 What Nat’s most excited about right now
Links and Resources:
- Growth Machine
- Sacred Hunting
- Ali Abdaal’s YouTube Channel
- Ali Abdaal’s Video Editing Skillshare Course
- David Allen
- Rich Dad Poor Dad
- Podcast 129: Content Marketing – What You Need To Know With Nat Eliason
- Podcast 179: Making A Comeback After The Google Medic Update
- The Coalition
- @a_brawn on Twitter
- Review or subscribe on iTunes