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The Slow Process
Episode 185th December 2022 • Simplicity Specialist Podcast with Jonathan Stewart • Jonathan Stewart, Simplicity Specialist
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I love Amazon next day delivery (still haven't got same day yet) as much as the next person! But when it comes to starting from you... I enjoy the slower process! (it's far more powerful!)

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I've had the pleasure of working with some

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amazing minds in the past year.

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And a lot of the time we've built systems.

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Creating things to make their business just that little bit easier.

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So they're not always having to do it and repeat things over and over again.

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But one thing they often heard was the following.

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I didn't realize that it was a slower process.

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In today's world of rapid everything where I can hop on Amazon and order something

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to arrive the next day, the feeling that things come fast is an assumption

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that many people have me included.

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But something I'm realizing on my journey as an, as I work.

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I work with my clients is that the process is slower.

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It takes time to craft something that really starts from you.

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At the end of every episode of the season, I say we are constantly

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bombarded by so many things.

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No matter what you do, sometimes it can weigh you down.

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It's only through a reflective practice where you question your assumptions and

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the way you work, it can really reveal.

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What's true for you.

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The thing is I've rarely seen these conversations happen in the

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business world because it's not sexy.

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To.

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So from, I can't push on pain points to make you buy things.

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And I wouldn't really want to.

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It's the slow road.

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Now the slow road doesn't mean there isn't a feeling of progress because

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there are so many things that could be solved incredibly simply once

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you understand the way you work.

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The bit, I love about my work.

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Isn't really the tech it's about what it does for my clients.

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The fact that when they're finished with me, it's not just a quick

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fix that they'll need to come back in six to eight months time.

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It's something that's still working.

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Even now.

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Hi client.

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I worked with nearly three, almost four years ago now.

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And they're still using a slight adoption of the system.

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I designed for them.

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Because when you follow the slow road, the progress, isn't something

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that's built upon shaky ground.

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It's built from a foundation of them.

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Which is the one constant that exists in your system?

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No matter what happens.

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And they're able to evolve the system they naturally use, and it can shift

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and adapt with them as they know.

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What they want.

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Sometimes going fast feels good, but often it skips the human at the center.

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You.

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By starting from you, no matter what happens, you'll

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have an idea of what you want.

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Have and can do.

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