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Creating Your Foundations
Episode 196th December 2022 • Simplicity Specialist Podcast with Jonathan Stewart • Jonathan Stewart, Simplicity Specialist
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Yes, having business foundations are important – but that doesn't mean you have to follow a certain way of working!

Create your own foundations 😁

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Foundations aren't meant to be dictated to you.

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You're not meant to be told what foundations are the correct foundations.

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If you look at the origin of the word foundations, it's all about laying

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the basis of and establishing to set to place to make, to lay the bottom of

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something and that is something that is incredibly important in your business.

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But it's got to be laid from a foundation of you.

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From the way that you work, not dictated to you by someone who

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doesn't understand all of the pieces and the way that you work.

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What is it that you love to do?

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How do you work best when you're helping your clients?

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Is it through one-to-one calls or is it through Voxer or other tools?

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Now there will be times where there are things you gotta do

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when you don't want to do them.

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That is obviously part of what you have in business.

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But when that happens, how can you make it as easy for you as possible?

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What foundation can you use to support you in doing something that you may not

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enjoy quite as much, and that allows you to get back to doing what you do love.

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What foundations can you put in place that fit the way that you work?

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A good example of this for me is this podcast.

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I adore making videos however, the amount of time, it takes

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me to edit it 's not fun.

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I don't enjoy it.

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Whereas this podcast allows me to just hit record.

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I don't have to worry about how I look and how I feel.

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I can just hit record and have it in here.

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I love that on previous episodes, I use tools to support me in that way.

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Currently I'm recording in de script, which means I just have to

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come in, open it up, press record.

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And I've also got preset.

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Things that just make life easier for me.

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So I press a couple of buttons.

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And automatically I have a publishable episode.

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Your foundations are based on the way that you work.

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And that starts from what you want, what you have and what you want to do.

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There are so many things that we have to do on a daily basis as business owners.

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And sometimes it's easy just to go, oh, I have to do this

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because somebody else told me to.

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Don't want to go it alone, reach out to me at simplicity.

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Dash specialist.com.

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