Every growing business needs to build systems and processes that can automate small things first. Anything that can be measured can be improved!
What is a system?
A standard definition of system is a set of processes that can run smoothly without you!
What is a process?
A standard definition of process is a collection linked tasks involved in the way work is completed.
As your business grows, you’ll need to build systems and processes that can be automated certain tasks as much as possible. Systems can help you grow your company. But, that means you need to have processes that work for you.
In the growing phase, try to be light on formal systems and focus on developing the minimal necessary amount of efficient systems that run smoothly.
Build Systems (Step-by-Step Guide)
1. Analyze Your Company Product or Services – What Works and What Doesn’t Work
2. Identify the Most Important Processes – What is Most Important For Your Business
3. Create the Must Have Processes Maps – How the Process Visually Look
4. Continues Systems Improvements – What Can Be Improved
You should do periodically this step for every process improvements in your business. Systems are the ultimate method of turning a struggling business into a well-performing machine.
Every individual system has the potential to reduce your mental load, free up time, overcome hurdles, and enhance your progress.