With systems or technology or new team members usually directly stem from the owner. Their weaknesses have become the businesses weaknesses. And by identifying those weaknesses, we can put systems in place to specifically counteract their unique issues.
Having project managers as a specific position on your team is a choice that can drive what your business looks like. It's a choice that can ultimately determine what your position as a founder looks like. Are you a manager of managers? Do you directly work with clients?
We're talking about why you would pick one particular software tool over another, the importance of making sure the software you pick works with your brain, and how to avoid sabotaging yourself with getting distracted by the latest shiny new tool.
Hailey comes to each of her clients with a deep appreciation for who they are as individuals. With Hailey, client experience is built into every touchpoint. When I was thinking about doing an episode about project management vs client management, she was the first person I thought of.
Lauren and I chat about how the craziness around coronavirus has affected her events business. We talk about how that's impacting her cash flow and her approach to finances and how Lauren built some great financial processes into her business that are serving her well during this time.
You don’t have to look like the other businesses in your industry to learn from them. Justin and I talk about how to apply software metrics to service businesses & how to identify the right opportunity at the right time.
Maggie Patterson and I talk about all the different things she's tracking, how she tracks them, and how she's integrated what she learns into her growth strategy. We also talk about how she gets over the mental hurdle of “but, I don't wanna” and gets herself to actually track data.
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