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Systems Saved Me

This is the Systems Saved Me Podcast, where we help business owners navigate their way to success through systems. If you want an action­packed podcast with step by step chatter from a variety of industries, this is the show for you! I’m Jordan Gill, Head Honcho at Personalized Procedures, a business operations agency for overwhelmed entrepreneurs. Listen in every Monday for a shiny new episode!
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Apr 24, 2017

This episode is brought to you by The Kolada Group.

Today, I’m talking about interns.

 

Topics: 

  • (:30) Intro
  • (1:23) Value of interns
  • (5:12) Jordan’s interns
  • (6:45) Training and experience
  • (9:22) Let them be the experts they are
  • (11:33) Opportunity for you and them
  • (13:20) Jordan’s intern mini-course
  • (14:12) Wrap up

 

Quote of the Week:

“For me, it’s very important they understand that they are the expert. I’m coming to them with the training, with the process, and with the business they’re essentially going to play with. What they’re coming with is the actual implementation, as well as the expertise.” - Jordan

 

Resources:

www.impactwithinterns.com

Apr 17, 2017

This episode is brought to you by The Kolada Group.

Today, I’m talking about hiring with ease. My guest is Ashley Ryan, who founded Her Smart Marketing, a consulting agency mainly for female entrepreneurs.

Topics:

  • (1:03) Introducing Ashley
  • (4:28) Why hiring is important
  • (5:04) Before the hiring process
  • (6:32) Phase 1
  • (9:41) Phase 2
  • (14:20) Phase 3
  • (16:28) Probation Period
  • (18:08) Ashley’s One Thing
  • (19:04) Best financial investment
  • (20:19) Worst financial investment
  • (22:16) Finding Ashley

Quotes of the Week:

“The reality of any situation is you have to work with people. You have to learn how to hire. You have to learn how to be a leader. If you don’t, you will be in trouble..;[and] you won’t grow your business. Period.”– Ashley

Resources:

www.hersmartmarketing.com
www.hersmartmarketing.com/hire
www.facebook.com/ladyashley

Apr 10, 2017

This episode is brought to you by The Kolada Group.

Today, I’m talking about planning a great user experience. My guest is Ed Troxell, who founded Ed Troxell Creative and Stupid Easy, where he helps to streamline start-ups and small businesses by helping them implement processes and systems to help make their lives easier.

Topics:

  • (1:04) Introducing Ed
  • (2:01) Business before systems
  • (2:57) Motivation for organization
  • (3:30) Step One: organization
  • (6:15) Step Two: design
  • (10:21) Step Three: testing and feedback
  • (14:34) Valuing user experience
  • (17:35) Best financial investment
  • (18:36) Worst financial investment
  • (19:44) Finding Ed

Quotes of the Week:

“Look at feedback as your strengths and opportunities. Don’t look at them as failures and wins.”–Ed

“A happy customer starts with you and what you’re willing to put out there.” - Ed

Resources:

www.edtroxellcreative.com
www.stupideasy.com

Facebook: Ed Troxell Creative

Book Recommendation: Value Proposition and Design

Apr 3, 2017

This episode is brought to you by The Kolada Group.

Today, I’m talking about how to hire based on results and not responsibilities.

Topics:

  • (:30) Intro
  • (1:04) Jordan’s way to hire
  • (1:53) Example of result expectations
  • (2:51) Be specific with results
  • (3:50) Why it’s powerful
  • (4:31) Example #2
  • (6:20) Accountability and tracking
  • (7:37) Avoid being the bottleneck
  • (9:41) Results over responsibilities

Quotes of the Week: "Find out how you can track the responsibilities and that turns into a result. Let [your team] know... if it does not get done, it is on [them]." -Jordan

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