…s to work. Automation is a magnifier. It can make a good process great, but a bad process terrible. Don’t scale bad businesses that don’t make money. Make sure what you’re working towards can one day be profitable and self-sustaining. Always figure that out first.
Most of the successes I’ve had in my career have come when I worked really, really hard at first, then figured out ways to hire out, build a more efficient process, or automate what I could. That allowed me to switch focus and work on the next piece of the project, the business, or something else I could scale.