The Farmer’s Guide to Business Growth: Lessons from Nature’s Cycle


Entrepreneurs: who will take care of you?

Your backend system! This is why we need to ensure that it’s running smoothly and efficiently.

As entrepreneurs, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day operations of your business and forget to take a step back to look at the bigger picture.

That’s why I absolutely love a Slingshot Season. It’s an opportunity to take a step back rest and look at your operations.

Before we dive in to how this system will help you. Let me tell you a little bit more about me. My name is Jacqui Money. I live in an off-grid tiny house in South Africa and building a food forest. I’ve got five beautiful dogs. Two of them are giant breed. Yes, I know giant breed dogs in a tiny house. It’s hysterical, a husband named Warren, he’s even more introverted than I am. And I love helping women run and scale big businesses with tiny teams and custom backend systems. That’s what I absolutely love doing. I believe everything can be simpler and easier and tinier so that we can all live bigger, better lives.

Just like how farmers have a rest season to prepare the soil for the next growing season. Entrepreneurs should take a rest season too.

The biggest benefit of taking a Slingshot Season is to take a step back in your business and evaluate and optimize its business processes and operations.

We have to identify the areas that are efficient and effective. And optimize the areas that are in need of improvement. In essence, all of this is necessary to reach your main goal: A sustainable business that can grow!  

During this period, we will develop a plan to implement changes that will help achieve sustained growth.

The growing season can be exhilarating for sure, but it’s not sustainable year on year, on year.

And just like in nature, crops cannot keep on producing year on year without a rest period and rejuvenation.

And that’s where a slingshot season comes in. It’s a period of much-needed rest for your business.

Think of it like preparing the fields, which is your operations, to be able to sustain the growth that is going to be happening in your business.

Getting back to my farming analogy farmers take the time to evaluate the soil, test for nutrients, and make the necessary adjustments for the next growing season. If the farmer does not do this, he risks losing all his crops!

And with this, during a slingshot season, you are clearing out the clutter, evaluating your systems and processes, and investing in tools and resources that will help you streamline your operations and prepare for the growth period ahead.

Think of it like pruning away the dead branches in your business to make way for new growth.

This process sets you up for success and allows you three huge benefits:

  1. Come back stronger, and more efficient.
  2. Allows you to be more focused on the ultimate goal and a full-proof plan on how to get to your goal.
  3. Allows you to be better equipped to handle any pests (or challenges) that may come your way!

So don’t be afraid to leap forward into success; your business deserves to grow and be able to sustain itself.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed from the day-to-day grind of your business, get on my email list, hit reply to any email I send you with a word slingshot, and I will send you a link to book a free consultation with me.

If this brought up more questions than answers, the next step for you is to get my FREE ZERO FLUFF Onboard Like a Pro Checklist, and let’s keep on talking about systems, automation, and how I can help you grow and scale your business without burning out.

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