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Make The Pieces Work Together
Episode 825th November 2022 • Simplicity Specialist Podcast with Jonathan Stewart • Jonathan Stewart, Simplicity Specialist
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After yesterdays rant, I return back to our regular conversations about making sure the pieces are working together 😉

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A system works well when all the components are working together.

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When they all fit together in a way that fits the purpose of the system.

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However often what I notice, when I start working with

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clients, is that the components of their systems aren't talking.

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And are being ignored.

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In particularly the most important component.

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You.

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You are part of the system that you created and often when you take on

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other people's advice, especially as is common when running a business.

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You're only taking a half of their system.

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You're missing the environment that the system they're using is in they

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probably have other pieces that allow them to work in this way.

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If you don't have those components, which nine times out of 10, you

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actually don't, even if you are in the same industry, you do similar

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things, then it's incredibly hard.

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If not impossible to make it work.

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As your needs, adapt things, drop and things change.

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In terms of creating a system that works for you.

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It's about trying to create something that fits what you want to do in your business.

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What you have available to you?

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It's no good trying to do agency work when there's just you doing everything.

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You've got a family and don't have much time to help manage both client

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interaction on the work as well.

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The pieces of your system should work with each other and you

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are a piece of that system.

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It's super important to get clear on what you want.

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As well as what you actually have the realities of the

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environment that you are in.

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We are bombarded every single day with ideas on what systems, tools, and apps

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we're supposed to use, but it really does lack the context and nuance

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and doesn't have the most important component to help things work together.

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When in doubt, always start from you.

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If you don't want to go along, I'm launching a six month program to help

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you figure out how to start from you.

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Reach out to me@simplicity-specialist.com.

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Forward slash.

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