Car Wash - Summer 2015 - (Page 53)
how anD whY YoU
By Sheryl S. JackSon
are YoU managing your business or is your business managing you?
Business owners who wear multiple hats
and continue to take on new hats without passing along responsibilities to others find themselves overwhelmed and
out of control when it comes to being
It is common for a business owner
to feel responsible for every part of the
business, especially if he or she grew
the organization as an entrepreneur or
took a floundering business to new levels
of success. Although an owner should
always be involved in the company, as
businesses grow there is a greater need
for owners to focus on what is most
critical for the organization's growth
and continued success. This requires
delegating responsibilities to others in
Delegating responsibilities to other
people was a tough but necessary decision for Liz Fulghum after she purchased
a low-performing exterior express tunnel
car wash in February 2015. The car wash
is the fourth business she owns, which
means her time is stretched to the limits.
"I found myself working very long hours
- early in the morning, late at night and
throughout the weekends," Fulghum said.
"I finally reached the point that I admitted
I couldn't do everything."
Fulghum began delegating responsibilities with the tasks she found easiest
to let go. "Bookkeeping was the first
task I delegated because it was possible
to outsource the activity to an expert
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Car Wash - Summer 2015
Letter From the Ica
By the Numbers
Chip and Pi N Confusion?
New Techniques for Reducing the Ever-Increasing Costs of Health Care
The Car Wash Show 2015
Planning for Disaster
What’s It Really Worth?
Wearing Too Many Hats?
Take a Tour
The Orgin of the Exterior Car Wash
Blast From the Past
Index of Advertisers
Focus on the Member
Car Wash - Summer 2015