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Episode 98. 6 Weeks Away From Business

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Are you the type who thinks taking time away will be a death sentence for your business? Are all your processes for your business only in YOUR head? Let me tell you, if you’re scared to give up the reins and allow others to do the work you hired them to do….your business will suffer. In today’s episode, I speak with Maria Dismondy, Founder & CEO of Cardinal Rule Press, about how to get your business and its processes to a point that everything won’t crumble if you have to take a step away!

In this episode, you’ll learn

  • The importance of establishing your processes so that people can pick up and do things for you without needing you to be there
  • Why having one core hub is crucial to the cohesiveness of your team’s communication
  • Sometimes things happen that take you away from your business with little warning and how to be prepared in the event that happens
  • Narrowing down the notes you take into action items and acting on them in meaningful ways

Maria Dismondy is an award-winning author and founder of the publishing company, Cardinal Rule Press. Maria inspires and educates others in the book industry! Her background in early education and research enables her to touch lives the world over while connecting as public speaker in schools, community forums, and at national conferences. When Maria isn’t working, she can be found embarking on adventures throughout southeast Michigan and beyond, where she lives with her husband, three book-loving children and two Covid puppies!

Check out Maria’s website- Cardinal Rule Press • Children’s Books That Make a Difference 
Shoot Maria an email at 
Connect with Cardinal Rule Press on Facebook- Cardinal Rule Press – Home 
Follow Cardinal Rule Press on Instagram- Cardinal Rule Press (@cardinalrulepress) • Instagram photos and videos 
Connect with Maria on LinkedIn- Maria Dismondy – Owner – Cardinal Rule Press 

Quote from the show- “You need to be the owner and knowing how to do it, so that one, you can pass it off. Two, if it gets back to you, you know how to do it. And three, you kind of can keep people accountable with what they’re supposed to be doing because you know the process.”

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