105 Alicia Butler Pierre: How to Develop Your Business Infrastructure

Learning from Smart People Podcast
Learning from Smart People Podcast
105 Alicia Butler Pierre: How to Develop Your Business Infrastructure

Today’s episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast features an interview with Alicia Butler Pierre about how to develop your business infrastructure. She has written one of the only books on the subject and even though the topic seems quite dry, she made the information accessible and interesting. It’s a topic not just for start up businesses but, as she stated during the interview, established businesses need to build better policies and procedures to increase profitability.

Here are a few of the topics you will learn about during this conversation between Alicia Butler Pierre and Rob Oliver:

  • Michael Gerber’s book – The E Myth
  • The difference between having a skill set and being an entrepreneur
  • Why developing a business infrastructure is imperative for established businesses
  • The seven key elements of business infrastructure
  • Using key performance indicators
  • The importance of well-developed job descriptions
  • Developing a vision board looking at today and the future
  • Identifying the steps to deliver your service or product
  • The difference between growing a business and scaling a business
  • Why fear is sometimes the best motivator for developing business processes
  • The wisdom of Warren Buffett regarding little expenses
  • Avoiding the “shiny object syndrome”
  • Why it is worth taking the time to find the right solution and not settling for the first thing that comes along

You can connect with Alicia through her website and social media. Check out her podcast and her book. There is also a link to Michael Gerber’s book.

Website: https://aliciabutlerpierre.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/alicia_b_pierre
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AliciaButlerPierre
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Alicia_B_Pierre/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aliciabutlerpierre/

Book: https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Most-Businesses-Dont-About/dp/0887303625

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