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Aug. 4, 2022

E013 - Why Automation is a Necessity for New Entrepreneurs with Manny Lai

E013 - Why Automation is a Necessity for New Entrepreneurs with Manny Lai

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. Tune in!

During this episode, you will learn about;
[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

Notable Quotes
● 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. [02:00]
● There’s no better teacher in life than experience. [02:25]
● How you live your life should not be how you make other people around you choose
theirs. We are all unique. [36:15]

Connect With Manny Lai
Website: https://www.heavenspantryllc.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmanuel-lai-9363b1aa/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heavenspantry/

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