If your business doesn’t have systems and processes in place, there’s no time like the present to GO (get organized) and create and implement them.

Start by assessing the current situation.  What’s working?  What’s not working?  Get rid of the things that aren’t working, and then take a close look at what is working and be sure there are solid systems around those things.  It might be your accounting system that’s working right now because you have set processes for recording items or services sold or time spent on client projects that feed right into your invoicing process and you have rules for due dates and a collection process in place.

Make a list of the systems that are working and those that are not working for your business.  Don’t worry about how long the”not working” list is.  Be honest.  The things that aren’t working for you right now are the things that have you wasting your time, which will take you away from the things that generate clients for your business and will have a negative impact on your bottom line.  This will give you a clear picture of the systems that you need to refine and the new ones you have to create.

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