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What aerial yoga reminded me about systems

What aerial yoga reminded me about systems

I posted the below photo of me doing aerial yoga on my Facebook page recently. I was inundated with comments about how impressive it was. And my standard response was its not as hard as it looks.  Of course to an outsider looking in who may have never done...

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Systems vs Automation

Systems vs Automation

One of the questions I get asked a lot about the difference between systems and automation. And are they the same thing? Hint: no, they are not, but they are closely related. A system is simply a consistent way of doing things every single time whether that's running...

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What are workflows? And do you need them?

What are workflows? And do you need them?

Do you hear me harping on about ‘workflows’ and wonder what the heck I'm talking about? What are they? Do you have them already? Do you need them? Let me break it down. A workflow is simply the set of steps you take to complete a certain task. The steps might be...

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Get your business foundations in place

Get your business foundations in place

We all know that you a can’t build a skyscraper on dodgy foundations. The taller the building the bigger and stronger those foundations need to be. So why is it that we don’t think the same way about our businesses? Because if you want a successful business, you need strong foundations in place to support your business. Otherwise when you get busy everything is going to come crashing down around you.

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How to run your online business with limited internet

How to run your online business with limited internet

Running an online business without an internet connection is definitely challenging. At some point we’ll all be in a situation where, for whatever reason, we cannot get online for a period of time.  But that doesn’t mean your business has to come to a complete...

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Why systems are the secret ingredient to success

Why systems are the secret ingredient to success

I still work a day job, so I have limited time in the day to devote to my business. And many of my clients are in the same boat, whether they run their business on the side or have kids (or both). People often ask how I can do both and stay sane… well firstly I don’t...

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How to systemise at different stages of business

How to systemise at different stages of business

One of the questions I am commonly asked is what systems do I need at the different stages of business. So here's my view on what you need and when. Systems for Startup When you’re just getting started I don’t advise spending a lot of time and energy setting up a...

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5 signs your systems are broken

5 signs your systems are broken

So you created some systems, but things aren’t as rosy as you thought they’d be? Here are 5 reasons your systems may be broken and why it's time to give them a little bit of love. 1 - You’re not using them…. Systems only work if you use them! So if you’re not using...

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How systems can make you more money in business

How systems can make you more money in business

Want to make more money in your business? No brainer question right? What if I told you systemising is one way you could achieve that? Yes, it's not always about marketing, messaging, and sales funnels (although yes I agree these are super important as well). But,...

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Don’t hand over your power

Don’t hand over your power

I was inspired to write this blog after numerous conversations with people who’d had disappointing encounters outsourcing tasks in their business. The common thread? They’d effectively handed over the reigns to this other person without the systems and structure to...

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Which email marketing tool is best for you?

One of the questions I get asked a lot about is what email marketing tool is the best. As with anything you need to do your homework and determine which one will best suit your needs. But here is my personal opinion on the matter. When you’re just getting started...

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Why you should invest in an online booking tool

Why you should invest in an online booking tool

Online booking tools can be the most resisted, but also the most beneficial tool for your business. People often resist because they feel like its an unnecessary cost for their business. Or because they think it feels impersonal to send people to an online tool rather...

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