610 Susan Fennema : Eradicating Chaos

How to Beat Perfectionism, Start Delegating, and Scale Your Business

After almost 30 years founding and growing businesses and mentoring other female founders, I’ve come to the conclusion there should be an “AA” for perfectionists.

Seriously.

We can all get so caught up in this idea of perfectionism that we fail to delegate even the most menial tasks. It’s a trap that prevents most women from scaling their businesses to a million and beyond, and leaves us overwhelmed and spent.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

What if there was a way to delegate tasks and know that your team will get them done exactly the way you want?

It would be transformational right?

I remember a mentor asking me what my hourly rate would be if I was landing a major contract, creating valuable IP, or bringing in a major investor – as opposed to what I would pay someone to fix a broken link, schedule calls, or for that matter do my laundry. Think about it. If an hour of my work brought in, say $50,000, my hourly rate would be at least $5000. Now what would it cost me to pay someone to fix that broken link? $25? $50?

When we think we’re heroes for “doing it all” we’re actually short changing our businesses – and ourselves. It creates chaos, slows your growth, and stands in the way of scale.

Today on Wings we talk about how you can balance your perfectionist urge with delegation, and what tools can help you control the chaos in your business.

Susan Fennema is the Chaos Eradicating Officer (CEO) of Beyond the Chaos, a consultancy helping entrepreneurs and small business owners to simplify their operations and manage their projects so they can grow their businesses and get their lives back.

  • How to avoid overwhelm
  • How to balance the “chaos” of innovation with the “chaos” of poor delegation and “doing it all” perfectionism
  • How to establish clear processes, good communication, and get everyone aligned on your mission
  • How to harness your inner control freak and learn how to delegate
  • How to know when it’s the right time to hire
  • Why perfection gets confused with mastery and how to know the difference
  • What tools can help you control the chaos in your business
  • And much more!

More about Susan Fennema at www.beyondthechaos.biz

Susan Fennema

More about Susan at Beyond The Chaos

 Susan Fennema says she knew how to beat chaos as a 3 year old when she color coded and organized all the thousands of buttons her seamstress mother. With 30+ years of operations and project management experience in professional service industries, Susan is on a mission to improve American society exponentially.

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