Episode 83: Unleashing the Power of Systems in Business: A Guide to Working Smarter, Not Harder

Exploring the Impactful Strategies and Mindset Behind Business Systems

In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving business world, successful entrepreneurs understand the importance of efficiency and effectiveness in their operations. While the concept of implementing systems in business may seem daunting to some, and hello….we’ve been there….the truth is that embracing the right tools and strategies can lead to exponential growth and success. In this week’s episode, we dive into the discussion of working smarter, not harder, through the strategic implementation of business systems.

The Mindset Behind Systems

Embracing business systems is just as much about mindset as it is about have strategic systems in place. We discuss the importance of reframing the idea of systems as mere tools to enhance efficiency rather than restrictive things in our businesses that keep us from being creative and having “free will” to do things in the moment. We want to encourage you to relinquish the fear and reluctance associated with systems and view them as the tools that they are…they empower growth and organizational effectiveness. By shedding the negative connotations often tied to business systems, we can open ourselves up to a world of opportunities for streamlined operations and increased productivity. We’ve found that we actually have TIME to be more creative when we have the proper systems in place!

Overcoming Resistance and Embracing Change

We dig into our personal journeys of overcoming resistance to systems and highlight the pivotal moments when we realized the transformative potential of embracing strategic tools. Melissa shares her experience of transitioning from a complex, all-encompassing platform to a diversified set of tools after facing a crisis when her previous system shut down abruptly. By sharing our personal, behind the scenes looks at our experiences, we want you to see that embracing change and being open to diversifying systems to prevent over-reliance on a single platform is a good thing. We are huge advocates for the flexibility to adapt and make informed choices when selecting business systems…because if something isn’t working for you…then it isn’t FOR YOU! And that’s ok!

Key Systems Every Business Should Embrace

We look at everything from finance and accounting tools like QuickBooks and FreshBooks to customer relationship management (CRM) platforms such as Honeybook and Dubsado, and we share the critical role these systems play in efficient business management. We also looked at communication and collaboration systems like Voxer and Slack, highlighting their role in maintaining seamless client interactions and internal team communication. Additionally, the significance of business intelligence and analytics systems is driven home, and we demonstrate their impact on data-driven decision-making and informed business strategies.

The Power of Consistency and Evolution

Consistency emerges as a central theme throughout our conversation, emphasizing that the real value of business systems lies in their consistent application. We stress that it’s the repetitive implementation of these systems that leads to tangible outcomes and measurable growth. Another theme of our conversation for this episode is that the adoption of systems is an ongoing process, emphasizing the need for businesses to evolve and adapt their systems to meet the changing demands of their operations.

The Built Workshop: Navigating the Future of Business Systems

We conclude this podcast with an exciting announcement of the upcoming “Working Smarter, Not Harder” BUILT workshop, designed to empower entrepreneurs with the knowledge and tools necessary to implement smart systems and elevate their business operations. The workshop promises to provide tangible insights into leveraging AI and other creative processes, simplifying the complexities often associated with these tools, and empowering attendees to streamline their business management effectively. By offering an in-depth exploration of practical strategies and the utilization of modern systems, the workshop aims to equip entrepreneurs with the knowledge and confidence to drive their businesses forward with grace and ease.

We hope you find this episode hopeful and full of tips and strategies that you can put into place to truly impact your business.


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