Scaling vs. Growing Your Business

Scaling vs. Growing Your Business

Scaling your business isn’t the same as growing it. When you’re in the early stages of life as an entrepreneur, the terms “growing” and “scaling” can seem interchangeable. They both involve more clients and more sales and more revenue, right? And when you’re just trying to find clients the difference doesn’t seem to matter. But once your systems are in place and things are running smoothly, it’s time to change the way you think about things and gather some new information.

Avoiding mindset traps when our systems begin to work

Avoiding mindset traps when our systems begin to work

“I’m sure I’m forgetting something…” This is what a dear friend and client said to me on a call recently. We were discussing the anxiety she feels now that her new systems are working smoothly and efficiently. She’s streamlined her onboarding process to the point that it makes her feel a bit anxious – because it only takes a few minutes. Here’s how you can avoid these mindset traps…

3 Benefits of Creating an “Ecourse” About Your Business

3 Benefits of Creating an “Ecourse” About Your Business

Last time we talked about creating an “ecourse” about your business. I suggested you think about your systems in terms of “lessons” and organize them into business areas, i.e., modules. This way you can simply identify the systems you currently use, put together simple documentation for them, and fill in the gaps in a manner that makes the most sense for you and your business. But what if you didn’t stop there?