The Systems Made Simple™ Podcast

The Systems Made Simple™ Podcast

When you depend solely on your own effort to scale your business, you’re capping your influence, income, and impact. But we’ll let you in on a secret: there’s NO limit to systems and support you build into the back-end of your business so you can step forth as the Visionary Leader you were born to be. Listen in as Courtney Elmer, business systems expert and Founder of The EffortLESS Life®, shows you how to simplify your workflows and get the right systems, structure, and support in place so you can spend more time in your zone of genius. Ranked globally among the top shows in Business and Education, the SYSTEMS MADE SIMPLE™ podcast is the best business podcast for everything you need to know about streamlining your business systems, hiring and growing your team, scaling beyond six figures, and stepping fully into your role as the Visionary Leader of your company. It’s time for a new way to live + work: welcome to SYSTEMS MADE SIMPLE™.

Episodes

October 26, 2021 48 min

There’s really no sugar coating it...the reality is the last couple of years have been tough for all of us. And despite any amount of the generic work-life balance tips you’ve tried to implement as a business owner, you’re motivation and zest for your work are fizzling!

So let me ask you... Are you ready for something better? Are you ready to learn the REAL work-life balance tips you need to thrive — even in face of adversity?

Are yo...

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Does the selling side of being a business owner overwhelm you?

Do terms like “customer journey” and “sales process” instantly give you a gnawing ache in your stomach?

Are ready to finally understand how to get the RIGHT people on calls with you WITHOUT feeling icky or overly salesy...BUT also knowing that those leads are going to convert into loyal clients or customers?

My guest this week is going to help you with all of this and SO M...

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Are you on the brink of burnout and KNOW you need to outsource...but deep down you kinda feel like it's cheating on your business?

Do you struggle to identify where you should even begin when it comes to delegating and automating?

Are you grappling to pinpoint the specific tasks that are sucking so much of your time and energy as they pull you away from your true role as the visionary leader of your brand?

Trust me, I’ve been ther...

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Are you currently drowning in tasks for your business? So much so that you’re left feeling less like the Visionary Leader of your brand and more like the doer of #allofthethings? 

Are you ready to finally spend some quality time ON your business rather than focusing every spare moment IN your business? 

Chances are you KNOW it’s past time to outsource, but you're still unclear about where to start or what specifically to take off...

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As the CEO and visionary leader of your business, do you find it challenging to prioritize your own needs? 

Imagine what it would feel like to be as committed to caring for the human being behind your business as you are to your business itself. 

Building healthy rituals and healthy lifestyles into your day is one of the biggest secrets of highly successful entrepreneurs who are able to sustain their business, their well-being, and t...

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Have you gotten so focused on your business that you’ve forgotten to prioritize your own needs along the way?

Have you considered that the most important “system” in your business may be how you treat yourself — the visionary leader and driving force behind your company?

Are you ready to revamp your morning routine so you can truly maintain and build your business momentum long-term? 

BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL COME AWAY...

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Are you finally ready to make your first (or next) hire, but aren't sure how to distribute team pay without incurring fees?

Maybe you already have a team in place, but you’re tired of paying every single person through different channels and you're still searching for the easiest way to quickly and legally pay your team each month.

Don’t worry. I’ve got you! This week we’re keeping it fast, actionable, and 100% legit! 

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Are you beyond ready to simplify the way your team communicates day in and day out?

Are you tired of bouncing between your inbox and your project management app and your DMs and your texts and... ?

It’s time to rein it alllll in and get back valuable time and CLARITY for your team by adopting Slack for team communication! Seriously, it’s best and it’s almost exclusively how our team members at the EffortLESS Life connect with me and ...

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You know it’s time to grow your rockstar team, but you’re just a tad overwhelmed by the whole attracting, interviewing, vetting, and the entire hiring interview process. (Okay, maybe more than a *tad*.)

Honestly, you’re worried you’ll go through all of the time, effort, and resources to bring someone on who seems like the perfect unicorn fit only to find out later that they were just a donkey with a fake, shiny horn.

I get it! I’ve b...

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Are you overwhelmed by the idea of adding people to your team? I mean, you KNOW you need the help, but where should you even start in filling the role?!? 

Maybe you’re seriously wrestling with the idea of whether to hire someone locally versus filling the position with a freelance virtual assistant. 

There are obvious (and not so obvious) pros and cons to both, but which ones REALLY matter and what will work best for you and your bus...

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Feeling exhausted from spreading yourself thin on social media out of fear of being outshined by your competition?

Ready to stop sharing everything from your morning coffee to your work schedule to your kids’ bedtime antics on your stories?

What if instead, you could get back HOURS in your week and finally use social media content how it is meant to be used for entrepreneurs (i.e. to enhance your business by giving you a platform to ...

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As a business owner, you KNOW you’re the one holding it all together, and maybe even the idea of automating or delegating seems too daunting to fathom starting down that road... But what if you could start small?

What if you could reclaim minutes (remember, we’re starting tiny!) in your day every single day? 

Trust me when I say these minutes add up to a LOT of the time you’re wasting in your business — an average of about 20 hours a...

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August 3, 2021 20 min

After last week’s episode on nurturing your email marketing list, you’re ready to simply and systematically educate and entertain the heck out of your subscribers. But now the question is... How do you actually BUILD that list of subscribers?

What if I told you that building your business’s email marketing list doesn’t have to be the headache you’re currently experiencing? In fact, it can be surprisingly easy and actually kind of FU...

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What would it do for your business to finally nurture that email list you've worked so tirelessly to build instead of continuing to put it on the backburner of your to-do list? 

Now, imagine how it would feel to be able to do this email marketing nurturing on autopilot week after week?!? 

You and I both know that building an email list is only half the battle (and maybe not even the hardest half). Because what good is spending al...

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Wish you could spend less time in your business replying to your never-ending emails, but still want every person who reaches out to feel supported and heard by you and your team?

What if there was an easy way to save both your time in replying to all of those emails AND save your contacts' time in receiving a valuable response?

Yep. We’re talking auto-responders and email automation this week, but not the annoying ones you hate ...

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Have you ever caught yourself fantasizing about pausing your inbox so no one could bother you?

Have you daydreamed about what it would be like to really free yourself from the distracting, time-suck that is all things email?

Luckily, there IS a simple business system that can stop you from wasting so much valuable time on your email and keep you from being a slave to your notifications.

Not only that but this easy way of systematizing...

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If you run an online business and feel constantly overwhelmed by all you have to do when it comes to business growth strategies and like there’s never enough time to do it, today’s episode is for you! 

In this episode, you’ll learn step-by-step how to identify where the majority of your working hours are going on a daily basis in your online business, which is an essential step to reclaiming more time on your calendar for you. 

Plus,...

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Wish you knew how to do a better job of streamlining your business operations?

Tired of wasting time and money hiring and training help, only to wind up back at square one — doing it all yourself? 

Wish you could stop spending your time on annoying busywork that sucks your energy and keeps you out of your zone of genius?

Did you know the degree to which you streamline your business operations is the degree to which you'll experien...

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Do you have a deliverables system in place in your business? 

Many online business owners are great on the front end when it comes to sales and marketing. But unfortunately, few are as good on the back end when it comes to taking good care of their customers, which is costing them repeat business and referrals.

Today on the Systems Made Simple™ podcast, learn how to do a better job of delivering what you’ve promised so you can create...

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Chances are, you know you need some sort of sales system in place if you want to keep the doors open to your business and generate any income. 

But is your current sales system actually scalable? Are your sales funnels generating revenue? Or are you bottlenecking your business by trading your time for dollars?

High-ticket sales expert Amanda Abella is here today to help you fix your cash flow issues and optimize your sales system for...

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