Amy Birks is a business coach who specializes in helping conscious companies and founders increase their impact, reach, and revenue by focusing on the simplicity that comes when they are doing work in alignment with their values. Often referred to as a master connector, Amy leverages 10 years of corporate strategy and project management experience to help her clients make marketing and business development fun, easy and impactful.
In her experience, Amy has found that more often than not, entrepreneurs make scaling more difficult than necessary, mainly because entrepreneurs are people and people have a tendency to complicate things.
In Episode 77 of the Lean Out Your Business podcast, Amy and Host Crista Grasso, discuss the importance of having a business coach to help you clearly see the next best steps in achieving your goals, stating that often entrepreneurs are really good at knowing where they want to go but have a difficult time knowing the best way to get there.
If you feel like you have reached a certain level of success in your business and are wanting to scale but aren’t sure how to do that without adding more stress and tasks to your day, this episode is for you.
Show topics include:
- How people make scaling their business more difficult than it needs to be
- How to scale your business without sacrifice
- How to always look for leverage in your business
- Working in alignment with your values to avoid resistance in your business
- Things business owners think they need to do but often don’t
- The #1 pitfall Amy sees entrepreneurs fall into
- Why Amy removed herself from Facebook
- The dangers of “I could”
- Making capacity-based decisions
- Why business owners should have a coach
- Making marketing more manageable
- Exploring what’s possible as you scale without sacrifice
Links from Episode 77 - Scaling Without Sacrifice with Amy Birks:
- Get Amy’s Book: The Hustle Free Business - A Simple 7-Step Plan to Grow, Get Results and Have Fun
- Work with Amy: learn more about her services at amybirks.com
Take things further:
Ready to simplify and scale your business so you can achieve the next level without the constant hustle, overwork, and overwhelm? Schedule a complimentary scaling strategy call to see how we can best support you.
by Crista Grasso
Crista Grasso is the go-to strategic planning expert for leading global businesses and online entrepreneurs when they want to scale. Known as the "Business Optimizer", Crista has the ability to quickly cut through noise and focus on optimizing the core things that will make the biggest impact to scale a business simply and sustainably. She specializes in helping businesses gain clarity on the most important things that will drive maximum value for their clients and maximum profits for their business. She is the creator of the Lean Out Method, 90 Day Lean Out Planner, and host of the Lean Out Your Business Podcast. She is also the founder and CVO of the Profitable Planner Co and Criscara Jewelry.