5 Steps to Optimizing your Processes - Tom & Ariana Sylvester

5 Steps to Optimizing your Processes

Feb 11, 2019 | Podcast | 0 comments

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Episode Brief Description

Systems and processes are CRITICAL to helping your business scale and your life run.  In this episode, we discuss 5 steps to help you optimize them

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Key Insights & Timestamps

  • [00:10] – Welcome
  • [00:41] – Tom – “The Process Guy”
  • [03:17] – A process is really just a routine. We all use processes in our daily lives, whether or not we realize it 
  • [04:38] – How to start 
    • Brain dump! Get everything out of your head by writing it down
  • [06:33] – Pick the 1 thing that causes you the most issue
  • [07:13] – Optimizing
    • Analyze
    • Add and eliminate 
    • Consolidate
    • Automate  
  • [16:38] – Tips
    • Start with your core processes 
    • Use weekly reviews to help guide you toward what needs the most attention
    • Seek help. A 3rd party can offer a lot of insight into creating the right processes for your business 
    • Delegate if needed
  • [23:22] – Action Items 
  • [25:29] – Bookshelf

Your Homework

Ariana’s Homework

  • Take 15 minutes to do a brain dump all of the processes you use

Tom’s Homework

  • Take 1 thing in your business and create a process for it. Step back and think about you can improve the others, as well

Tom’s Bookshelf

Lifestyle Builders Book

Key Insights

  • Creating processes for your business doesn’t have to be daunting 
  • Consider the 1 thing that causes you the most pain in your day to day and think about how to optimize it 
  • Reach out for help, sometimes using a 3rd party and walking them through your routines will help you better create a system for them

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