For the longest time, I couldn't figure out why every entrepreneur wasn't thrilled to create systems in his or her business.
I've helped entrepreneurs create systems and automations that have saved them thousands of hours and heaps of money.
Then, I decided to do a little research on why and came across Google’s ‘Talk to Books’ feature, which spits out a list of book passages when a keyword is typed in.
When I typed in "How to create systems in business,” I got back a variety of passages that sounded pretty much like this…
"through organizational networks; creating communities of practice that explore, test and translate those concepts into actions and new practices, followed by creating new business models and management processes. The core concepts that senior management championed were closed material loops and clean technological…”
Are you asleep yet?
I LOVE the idea of systems and that paragraph made me want to cry.
This got me thinking that systems may have gotten a bad rap with entrepreneurs because of books like the above.
Systems don’t have to be complicated. In fact, the simpler you can make them, the better it is for your business.
That’s why I’ve decided to spend the next several blog posts on why systems rock and how you can easily set them up.
I'll share examples of how I've set up some simple systems in my business, and most importantly, how you can to.
Because here's the thing…
The difference between being an entrepreneur with a real business versus owning a business that feels more like a job is setting up simple and powerful systems.
They are the key to having a profitable and sustainable business that doesn’t require you to work 24/7.
Comment below and let me know which systems you most dread implementing in your business. If it fits, I'll add it to this series.
With love & joy,
Selena Tramayne, Ph.D. is the founder of The Tramayne Group, which provides programs and coaching services to benefit new and emerging coaches. She runs online masterminds and group coaching, as well as provides one-on-one consulting to amazing coaches who want to take their business to the next level. When not working in and on her business, she can be found hiking, mountain biking, and going on bliss walks near her home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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