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The Scale Your Small Business Podcast helps entrepreneurs and small business owners put simple systems in place to see exponential growth. It’s hosted by serial entrepreneur, Jillian Flodstrom. If you need help mitigating the feelings of overwhelm and confusion when it comes to leading and growing your business this show will help you calm the chaos, increase productivity and grow your revenue.

The Scale Your Small Business Podcast helps entrepreneurs and small business owners put simple systems in place to see exponential growth. It’s hosted by serial entrepreneur, Jillian Flodstrom. If you need help mitigating the feelings of overwhelm and confusion when it comes to leading and growing your business this show will help you calm the chaos, increase productivity and grow your revenue.

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United States

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The Scale Your Small Business Podcast helps entrepreneurs and small business owners put simple systems in place to see exponential growth. It’s hosted by serial entrepreneur, Jillian Flodstrom. If you need help mitigating the feelings of overwhelm and confusion when it comes to leading and growing your business this show will help you calm the chaos, increase productivity and grow your revenue.

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@jflodstrom

Language:

English


Episodes

45 - The Get Clear System

6/17/2021
This week, Jillian is tackling overwhelm. So many people are finding themselves with too much on their plate, not enough hours in the day, and become paralyzed by the number of tasks that pile up, seemingly out of nowhere. But, there is light at the end of the tunnel, and today we’re talking about systems that can get you through your day. Before we dive into Jill’s Get Clear System, it’s always important to remind ourselves that ‘no.’ is a complete sentence all by itself. Not every ‘no’...

Duration:00:07:59

44 - Storing and Sharing Your Files

6/10/2021
This week on the Scale Your Small Business Podcast, Jillian is breaking down best practices for storing, sharing, and saving important information. In a professional world increasingly dictated by technological advancement, it’s crucial that you stay ahead of the curve when it comes to taking care of your business’s virtual and online data. Let’s talk about some of the easiest tools you can employ today to get started. There are a few different possibilities for sharing and saving files...

Duration:00:06:02

43 - The Biggest Mistakes When Building A Business

6/3/2021
Thanks for joining us for this week’s episode of the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom. The journey of building and scaling a business is filled with a few dangerous pitfalls that can spell doom for your business. However, it’s certainly possible to get ahead of those problems and prepare yourself and the work you do so you can grow rapidly, and in a healthy way. The first challenge you may have to overcome is identifying busy work vs. productive work....

Duration:00:12:42

42 - Scaling Your Business Through Social Media

5/27/2021
Thanks for joining us on another episode of the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom. This week, we’re going to take a close look at scaling your business and brand through social media. It can be a daunting task to dive into, but with the right mindset and proper preparation, you can make an impact. The number one thing to remember when you’re jumping into a presence on social media is to be consistent. Yes, you can plan for things, but plans change. What...

Duration:00:08:26

41- Giving Back To Your Community

5/20/2021
This week on the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with Jillian Flodstrom, Jillian is answering the question: “how do I give back to my business?” Often, entrepreneurs may have an aversion to posting about giving back on social media out of fear of being misinterpreted and coming off as shallow. But in reality, there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes that should be praised and replicated. Let’s talk about some ways you can start doing just that. First, offer your services to the...

Duration:00:06:24

40 - Little Things That Make Big Differences

5/13/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom. Today, Jillian is going to share a few of her personal strategies that have made an immediate impact on both her professional and personal lives. From the tactical to the intangible, there are plenty of small changes and pivots you can make to see real growth. Jillian’s first tip is that you get one day to wallow. Whatever happens or has happened to you, whether it makes you upset, angry, or some...

Duration:00:07:33

39 - Backend Systems To Increase Growth

5/6/2021
This week, we are going to break down a few of the most useful, most effective, and easiest to use backend systems that you can implement and see an immediate impact on your business. There are plenty of important front-end, client-facing processes, but without a solid foundation behind the scenes, you may not be getting the most out of your business. Let’s talk about it. The first backend system we’re going to touch on is appointment software. Having consistent, clear appointment...

Duration:00:06:24

38 - Making the Jump to Virtual Business

4/29/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom. Today’s topic is an important one--transitioning your in-person business to be fully or partially virtual and online. This can be a daunting task, but we’re going to run through some actionable tips that will help smooth out the process and result in more business and less stress for you and your operation. First, consider getting a business phone number. Having an online VoIP allows you to keep your...

Duration:00:10:33

37 - Understanding LLCs

4/22/2021
This week, we’re answering the question “what is an LLC?” An LLC, or limited liability corporation, is one type of legal entity that can be formed to operate your business. It can certainly be intimidating to consider making this switch, but it's important that you know what it is. Today, we’re going to break down the pros and cons of becoming an LLC. As we saw before, an LLC is or limited liability corporation is one type of legal entity that can be formed to operate your business. LLCs...

Duration:00:07:34

36 - Scaling Your Small Business

4/15/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom. This week, we’re diving into the namesake of the show--scaling your business. There are a number of steps you can take to effectively grow a healthy business, but first, you need to lay the foundation. Today, we’re talking about a few actionable steps you can take to see an immediate impact. On a weekly basis, log on to your bank accounts. Not only to check your balances, to ensure things were paid on...

Duration:00:07:12

35 - Choosing the Right Insurance Policy

4/8/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom! This week, we’re talking about choosing a life insurance policy. This is an incredibly impactful and important choice that can often leave your head spinning. But, if we take it slow, break it down, and walk through the process, you’ll come out informed and confident in choosing a plan that works for your and your loved ones. As you get started selecting a life insurance policy, consider where you...

Duration:00:05:28

35 - Finding the Right Fit: Choosing an Insurance Policy

4/1/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom! This week, we’re talking about choosing a life insurance policy. This is an incredibly impactful and important choice that can often leave your head spinning. But, if we take it slow, break it down, and walk through the process, you’ll come out informed and confident in choosing a plan that works for your and your loved ones. As you get started selecting a life insurance policy, consider where you...

Duration:00:05:47

34 - Bookkeeping Software and You

3/25/2021
This week’s topic on the Scale Your Small Business Podcast is a hot one. Every successful business utilizes technology, but how can you ensure your company is making the most of the software you have? This week, we’re breaking down what programs you should have to streamline, organize, and scale your small business. First things first: if you’re going to look into purchasing or implementing new software or technology, make sure you check with your team--especially your back-end team and...

Duration:00:03:55

33 - Separating Your Personal and Business Expenses

3/18/2021
Today’s topic is an important one and one that you simply can’t ignore as a small business owner. Separating your business and personal expenses is a crucial aspect of running a successful business and plays a huge role in the health of you, your employees, and your company. The longer you commingle things, the harder it's going to be to separate them. Let’s talk about it. Before you get started, make sure you’re surrounded by professionals who can help you transition to a business tax...

Duration:00:05:41

32 - Firing with Compassion and Empathy

3/16/2021
This week’s topic is a tough one, and it’s something that many business owners have done and every business owner hates to do. Firing an employee is a difficult, albeit necessary measure that can often leave your work better than it was. However, there is a right way to do it--with empathy and compassion. Today, we’re talking about some tactics you can use to make sure you’re equipped. The most important thing that you have to remember is that this is not only a difficult conversation for...

Duration:00:07:19

31 - Boosting Profit with Proper Money Management

3/11/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom.This week, we’re going to talk about quarterly distributions. Everyone’s favorite question for their accountant is “how much money do I get to spend?” When the answer isn’t what you want to hear, it can be frustrating. But, there is a way to see the money you earned and spend it how you want. Let’s talk about it. In Mike Michalowicz’s book Profit First, he talks about moving your money into different...

Duration:00:07:09

30 - Maximizing Your Mastermind Experience

3/4/2021
Welcome back to this week’s episode of the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom! Many small business owners are looking to uplevel their practices as they expand by joining Mastermind groups. While these communities are incredibly powerful tools to help you take the next step, it’s important to be intentional about where you spend your money, what groups you join, what they offer, and how you can maximize your experience. Let’s take a look at those...

Duration:00:15:32

29 - Hiring with Intention

2/25/2021
Welcome back to the Scale Your Small Business Podcast with your host, Jillian Flodstrom. If you’ve been a solo entrepreneur for any amount of time, you probably know that you need help. Everybody tells you that you need help, but you have no idea who this first person that you should hire, what they should do, who they should be, maybe even what to look for. Today, we’re answering the question: who should be my first hire? Hiring can be emotionally draining. It can also be expensive. You...

Duration:00:08:57

28 - Empowering Your Evening Routine

2/18/2021
Title: Empowering Your Evening Routine Quotes from this episode “The entire day can go by, you fall into bed exhausted and you're like, "What did I get done? What happened today?" “I'm a growly bear if I don't get enough sleep.” “Sometimes my brain is going a million miles an hour, so I always have a journal by my bed too so if there's something that I think of in the middle of the night, I will write that down.” “Getting sleep is super important.” Shownotes Just as...

Duration:00:06:05

27 - Jumpstarting Your Morning Routine

2/11/2021
On this week’s episode, we’re going to talk about morning routines. We’ll take a step by step walkthrough of Jillian’s process in the morning and how each aspect brings something new, productive, and effective to the table. With the right tools and the right mentality, you can set yourself up for a good day, every day. Start your day early--Jill wakes up at 5:45 to get her routine started. If you’re not used to waking up that early, or you find yourself clinging to your bedspread in the...

Duration:00:08:59