3 Simple Steps To Get Your Business Systematized
Do I really need them?
Do they actually work?
What if I am a solo-preneur?
What if I already have a business, is it too late to?
All too often, we have the feeling that we need to be in control all of the time. Can you relate? Do you struggle with releasing control? It seems whether the task be big or small, we struggle letting it go.
Well, it’s time for a little tough love. If you truly want your business to grow like you say you do, you must have systems in place.
Now, the first thing that may pop in your mind is, “Where do I even begin? How do I start putting systems in place, when I currently have nothing?” Great question, however, somewhat of a lengthy answer. Let’s dive in and break it down into action items that YOU, yes - even you, can begin to implement.
First, let start with some prep work. It is essential to break down the infrastructure of your business and start with an organization strategy. Simply put, who is already on your team? You might be the only person on this chart, and that’s ok, but as you hire new people, that is where you will continue to develop these systems and assign who’s accountable for them. It’s not just enough to have systems.. You need someone to actually do them!
Here is an example of an Organization Strategy:
Once your organization strategy is complete, next comes job descriptions. Each position will have their own set of systems. So as you create new positions or hire new staff, you need to have their job descriptions already created. In these job descriptions, you will assign every system that this specific position is accountable for.
Here is an example of a job description:
Once your job descriptions are complete, next comes a one-page system for each task. If I were to come into your business and you told me to do something, I could follow this one-page system step-by-step to complete the task. A great way to store all of these systems is with a tool such as, Google Drive.
Here is an example of a one-page system:
See, it’s not too bad when you break it down into a 3-part process.
Now it’s your turn! Take some time to do each of these and you are well on your way to a system-itized, and more productive, business!
Stacy Tuschl is an Entrepreneur and Business Performance Strategist. She started her first business in her parents’ backyard at the age of 18 and turned that company into a 7 figure business. She is a #1 international bestselling author of, “Is Your Business Worth Saving?”. In her book, Stacy reveals proven strategies for pulling entrepreneurs out of a rut and launching them toward business success. Stacy is also the host of the top-rated podcast She’s Building Her Empire, formerly the Business Rescue Road Map, with listeners in over 69 countries. You can connect with Stacy on her website, She's Building Her Empire FB group, Instagram, and Pinterest.