Do You Need to Simplify Your Process or Hire Help?

With Crista Grasso

The Growing Your Team Podcast Episode 48

Whether they are automated or manual, your small business runs on processes. The question is, are your processes as simple and effective as they could be?

The answer is an important one.

If the answer is yes and you’re still feeling overwhelmed in your business, it’s time to hire. If the answer is no, it’s time to lean out your processes.

Crista Grasso is a business process expert, and in this episode of the podcast, she is sharing tips on how to figure out if you need to simplify your process or hire help. Plus, she’s spilling her secrets on how to be successful at both.

About Crista Grasso:

Crista Grasso is an international lean business consultant and the creator of the Lean Out Method and the 90 Day Lean Out Planner. She has been helping businesses achieve accelerated results and increased profitability for two decades through a combination of strategic planning and lean business practices.

Known as the “Business Optimizer”, Crista has the ability to quickly cut through the noise and focus on optimizing the core things that will make the biggest impact to grow and scale a business. She specializes in helping businesses identify the most important things they should focus on right now that will drive maximum value for their customers and maximum profits for their business.

In this Episode You’ll Hear:

  • Signs that it’s time to simplify your processes (5:07)

  • How to tell the difference between whether you need to lean out your process because your trying to do too much or you need to hire help to assist with the current process. (6:10)

  • Why you need to find systems that fits your processes instead of fitting your processes around a particular system. (9:46)

  • Why you need to focus on results and not process when you start to delegate. (12:52)

  • One way to ensure you get the right team members on your team for long-term business success. (16:02)

  • Why your business is never too small to focus on creating great processes. Small businesses don’t have to be chaotic. (19:17)

  • The first places in your business where you should focus on improving your processes. (21:03)

  • How to not waste your time interviewing unqualified candidates. (22:26)

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