Episode 13: Why Automation is a Necessity for New Entrepreneurs

Dr. Audrey Wells

Episode 13: Why Automation is a Necessity for New Entrepreneurs

Episode 13
42:59

About the Guest:

Automation is the process of using a machine to replace a human in carrying out a specific task. Business owners use automation to reduce costs, increase efficiency and automate repetitive tasks. Entrepreneurs can use it in many different ways, from administrative tasks to manufacturing processes. It has been estimated that automation can reduce labor costs by up to 30%.

Automation is the key to ensuring your business continues growing and thriving. This episode with Manny Lai will help you understand why automation is important for your business, how you can automate your business and what the benefits of automation are. Manny is a process automation expert. He serves as a senior leader of a large Fortune 500 company and sits on the Advisory Board of the industry’s Think Tank.

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Connect With Dr. Manny Lai

Website: https://www.heavenspantryllc.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmanuel-lai-9363b1aa/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heavenspantry/

Listen to the specific part

00:00
Episode intro and a quick bio of the guest; Manny
01:44
A bit about how Manny started where he is right now
05:22
What is business automation
08:57
The process of automating businesses for solopreneurs
12:20
A case study of a business that Manny has automated and how it’s a game changer
15:56
Things consuming a lot of time for entrepreneurs and can be automated
17:58
Integrating different automation and the eight deadly practices that can cost you
28:08
Understanding the two categories of business operations and leveraging on them
34:21
Don’t overburden yourself by wanting to be available for everybody
38:00
Where to start in the journey of automation
39:42
What Manny wishes he had allocated more time and money to at the beginning
41:54
How can you reach out and connect with Manny

Episode Transcript:

Notable Quotes

[02:00] Even though you may not always be heading in the right direction, the debtors you take along the way and the scars you acquire over the years is what truly build courage and character.

[02:25] There’s no better teacher in life than experience.

[36:15] How you live your life should not be how you make other people around you choose theirs. We are all unique.

Meet your hosts:

Dr. Pranay Parikh

Host

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