Growing and building your business can be challenging.
If the idea of taking on one more client right now fills you with dread because you feel you are always behind the 8 ball, then you know that without a doubt, it is time to take action.
You have to Optimize before you Scale
Companies that are prepared for growth and ready to scale share these traits:
We have found that when you focus on the repeatable systems and processes and empowered employees, the rest comes easier.
Chances are you have a team (in house or virtual) and they are all doing their job. Some are doing it very well, some are just meeting standards, but what happens when you lose key performers? Are you dragged back in again? Do you know everything that everyone does, and are you sure it is the most efficient way to get it done?
Remember, a valuable business is one that can run without you – but it can also function when key personnel are missing for periods of time because every job function has a repeatable and teachable process. When one team member is away, another can step in and complete their job function with a minimum of disruption.
When your systems and processes are mapped out and implemented, your vision comes to life and the whole business increases in value.