Then, you want:
Systems that simplify.
Strategies that scale.
Results that sustain.
Hey impact-driven coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs! Which of these is the biggest challenge for you right now?
You feel trapped with too much dependent on you
Your business has grown but even though your revenues went up, your expenses went up even more
There is so much complexity, it's hard to keep up with all the moving parts
- You've hit a plateau and can't break through to the next level of impact and profit (no matter how many strategies you implement or how much mindset work you do)
You are a high achiever and not afraid of doing the work, but you are working way too much and want your life back
You know your profit margins could be higher but you aren't sure how without constantly having to do more
You question if your team is really helping you drive more revenue or simply adding to your expenses
You aren't confident you're working on the most important things or that your team can get things done efficiently and effectively without you
Deep down you're exhausted from constantly doing MORE and not seeing the results you want fast enough (and it's completely draining you)
Well, take a deep breath and imagine this...
THE S2S OPS ACADEMY will help you to reclaim your time, increase your impact and profits, and simplify your business as you scale to multiple-7 figures and beyond so you finally get to enjoy the success you worked so hard to achieve.
A Not-So-Fun Fact
Did you know that most coaching, consulting, and service-based businesses waste hundreds of hours a month and leave massive amounts of time and profit on the table?
Here's the reality...
To lead a sustainably successful business you need to put just as much focus on being operationally efficient as you do on marketing and sales activities.
It's time to be able to say:
"I run a lean eff-ing business."
Eff-ing = efficient, of course ;)
Here's What You Can Expect to Experience with S2S Ops Academy
WE DON'T DO COOKIE CUTTER
WE BELIEVE YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE TO EITHER
We help you systematize what is already working in your business so you can get repeat results. Where you don't have a system or where your results don't match your expectations, we have systems, templates, and tools to pull from and adapt for your needs.
We provide proven and flexible frameworks with approaches that are adaptable so they work for your business and with what you already do well.
S2S Ops Academy is your solution to consistently achieve your biggest goals, get laser focused on the things that will accelerate your results and:
Increase your productivity
Make a greater impact
Get more accomplished in less time
Implement the systems + strategies your business needs to scale
There Are 3 Core Components to S2S Ops Academy:
Weekly Live Training Sessions with Crista
Each week, 9/13 - 12/13, we deep dive into one of the critical systems and strategies your business needs for simple sustainable scaling - it's everything you need and nothing you don't so you can stay laser focused on what matters most and ditch all the noise and distractions.
Each of these sessions are packed with so much actionable value that they could be stand-alone programs (and some are!). See below for the details of what we cover in each session.
12 sessions | $12,000 value
Weekly Implementation Toolkits
We don't just provide training on what you need to do, we show you how to do so and give you a massive jumpstart with 12 implementation bundles with training modules, checklists, worksheets, and adaptable tools, templates, SOPs, and more to simplify and accelerate implementation of each strategy.
This will cut months or even years off of your scaling timeline plus increase the value of your business.
12 toolkits | $12,000 value
Support & Private Community
When a group of committed trail blazers, dream chasers and magic makers come together to support one another, anything is possible. You get access to an exclusive private community for support and to ask questions and share wins between sessions - there's no need to go it alone or get stuck along the way when you have a community of high achieving business owners and the Lean Out Method team to support you.
6 months access | $1,000 value
"I own a design business and we were stuck. We knew that there was a lot of growth ahead of us but we were having trouble getting there. One of the things I liked the most about Crista’s program is that in order to scale I knew I needed something, but I didn’t know what it was. I knew I needed to know how to scale, and some of that were things that she knew about that I had no clue about.
If you want to save time, grow your team, build systems that work, and continue to work at a bigger level, that’s what you are going to get from her program and I can not recommend it enough. Crista’s program is phenomenal and amazing for that. It has already saved us more than 10 hours a week, which is huge. That’s a day's worth of work so that I can focus on the things that I need to as the CEO of my company."
Plus These Incredible Bonuses
Access for Your Team
We get that systems and operations may not be what get you out of bed in the morning, but they are critical when you want to simplify and scale your business and have a self-run company that's no longer dependent on YOU.
So we give your right-hand ops-focused person in your business access to the entire program so they can implement everything into your business and adapt each system and strategy to your needs while you leverage the weekly advanced training sessions to focus on the key decisions and strategies that will help you scale even faster.
+90 Days of Bonus Access to the Content
We know you may not get everything implemented each week as you determine how to adapt things for your business, so we provide access to the replays and implementation bundles for a bonus 90 days after the 12 live trainings complete. That means that you and your right hand person will have a total of 6 months access to the training replays, the online portal with modules, tools, templates, systems, and SOPs, and the private community.
Rich Fulfilled Life Blueprint Jumpstart
Get instant access to the Rich Fulfilled Life content so you can get started right away with defining what success and fulfillment looks like for you both inside and outside your business. This will set you up for success for our 12 weeks together and beyond.
Limited Bonus: Private Simplify and Scale Strategy Session with Crista
The 1st 10 people who join will get a private 50-minute strategy session with Crista to deep dive into your biggest business question, challenge, or opportunity when it comes to simplifying, systematizing, or scaling your business. You set the agenda based on what's most important to you right now.
You get an incredible amount of value that you only need to show up for 1 hour live each week.
*or catch the replays on your schedule
Why waste your time in countless calls when you can spend that time implementing instead so you get results faster?
"S2S gives you the secret sauce that you need to really achieve your goals and get connected to your high level vision.
I have become more profitable and who doesn't love that! While the profitability is amazing, I'm definitely loving how I am working smarter and not harder. I've cleared away the overwhelm and the exhaustion."
"As an entrepreneur and screenwriter, I’ve been doing this work for over a decade and it’s been so amazing to learn how to optimize my business and lean it out. I had absolutely no idea how complicated I made my business, how I wasn’t using certain resources effectively, how much time I was spending on activities and things that really weren’t lending themselves well to my bottom line.
I know that I will be able to spend less time IN my business and more time ON my business, and even more important than that, I’ll be able to focus on activities that feel more pleasurable to me and really allow me to operate in my zone of genius. The Lean Out Method is mind blowing. It’s amazing."
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS:
Each week, we'll kick things off with a 1-hour live workshop where we'll laser focus on implementing 1 of the 12 systems and strategies for sustainable scaling success.
To accompany the workshop, we'll provide you with an implementation toolkit with comprehensive supporting systems including modules, resources, SOPs, and templates that you and your team can adapt and implement into your business.
You get access to project management SOPs, job descriptions, meeting agendas, kpi trackers, employee onboarding and hiring plans, client onboarding and offboarding checklists, and so much more!
When you want to scale in a simple and sustainable way, it takes the right combination of strategy, planning, systems, team, and insight.
This is what we focus on over our 12 weeks together starting as soon as you register to join:
Get started as soon as you join!
Instant Access to the Rich Fulfilled Life Blueprint
Get started right away with defining what a rich fulfilled life means to you because there is no reason to settle for less than everything you want your business and life to be. This is input to your next level vision and the work you'll do over the next 12 weeks and beyond.
Reimagining Your Next Level Vision
With the right vision in place, scaling your business becomes significantly simpler, but not just any vision, you need a next level vision. It provides clarity on what to say yes to and what to say no to, from opportunities to ideas. It provides a north star for your team so they take inspired ownership and come together to make your vision a reality. It is the linchpin for lasting business success.
Connecting Vision to Execution for Accelerated Results
Gain confidence that your team is working on the most important and highest impact activities that will take you closer to your big bold vision and goals. You'll learn how to implement our proven lean strategic planning system to take your vision and break it down into goals and initiatives that can be achieved in 90 day implementation cycles while keeping things flexible and leveraging techniques to get twice as much done in half the time.
Implementing a PM System for Clarity, Focus & Visibility
We take you behind the scenes and show you the tech behind our full end-to-end project management system and how you can implement or uplevel yours. It systematizes connecting vision to execution and gives you insight into exactly where all the critical initiatives are in your business and who is doing what. It is the backbone of how your lean dream team communicates and collaborates, and how your systems get implemented and maintained.
Defining Your Strategic Systems for Scale
Systems are critical to scaling your business and removing yourself from the day-to-day of the business, but having your team document SOPs isn’t what’s going to give you true time freedom and autonomy in your business. Implementing what we call strategic systems for scale will. We’ll show you the most impactful systems you can create to capture how you deliver value, what strategic systems really are (hint: they are not SOPs), and how you can leverage them to reclaim your time and increase your profits.
Oct 11th - 13th
6 spaces available
In Person Luxury VIP Retreat + Mastermind
If you are craving in-person connection and elevated conversations with other powerhouse entrepreneurs who also have a big bold vision and a commitment to accelerate making it a reality without the hustle, the Reimagine Retreat + Mastermind will give you uninterrupted space and dedicated focus time to reimagine what's next and build out your Q4 plan and 2023 roadmap so you can have a wildly successful finish to THIS year while setting yourself up for massive success and scale NEXT year. It perfectly complements and accelerates S2S Ops Academy.
Making Systems Simple and Sexy
Once you have your strategic systems in place, it’s time to build your next level systems and SOPs so your business delivers a repeatable and exceptional experience for your clients and results for the business. But instead of spending the next 6 months of your life building detailed SOP documents that no one will ever use, we show you the smart and simple way to approach systems with our 100-80-20 framework. We also walk you through tools and templates you can use to get a jumpstart on your systems.
Building a Company Playbook Your Team Will Actually Use
When done well, a company playbook is one of the most valuable assets you have in your business and something that gets used daily. When done poorly, it collects digital dust and never gets looked at again after someone joins your team. We show you how to create a playbook your team actually uses and can't live without. And if you are thinking of a boring and uninspiring pdf document, think again. :)
Implementation Working Session
This marks the halfway point so it is a great time to catch up and focus on implementation. Jessica from Team Lean Out Method will be hosting an open office hours this week for you to bring in anything you’re working on for review and support.
Building & Upleveling Your Lean Dream Team
You need a rockstar team in order to have true time freedom and a sustainable and scalable business model. Whether you are just getting started with hiring, or you have a seasoned team, in this session we’ll share our proprietary Lean Dream Team system that will help you with finding, hiring, onboarding, managing, upleveling, and scaling your team. We'll also share next level hiring and team strategies that we have implemented into some of the most successful businesses in the world that will position you as the company people want to work for.
Meaningful Meetings and Communication Cadences
Effective communication including meetings is a key part of moving your business forward, but if they aren't structured right, they can feel like a distraction and giant waste of time. We share highly effective communication cadences and meeting rhythms that compliment your planning practices. We also share how to make your meetings value-packed and something you and your team look forward to. Say hello to increased productivity and collaboration!
Stepping into Visionary Leadership and Developing High Performing and Self Led Teams
There is an art and science to building high performing and self led teams who are just as passionate about your business and vision as you are. It starts with visionary leadership from you and is followed by your team taking absolute accountability and inspired ownership. We'll be sharing the secrets and strategies to build rock star teams that allow you to step away from the day to day with confidence everything will get done and get done well.
Multiplying Your Time and Becoming a Productivity Powerhouse
Once you have confidence everyone's working on the right things at the right time and you have the systems in place to support repeat results, we give you tools and techniques that will 10X your team's productivity so they are multiplying their time. They will get the most important things finished faster instead of just being busy enabling you to accelerate scaling.
Creating a Luxe Client Experience
The most successful businesses are customer-centric and provide exceptional value and results at every step along the customer journey. We show you how to create a luxe client experience system that wows your clients from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between which leads to better results, less refund requests, greater retention and upsells, and loyal super fans who become your biggest advocates and grow your business for you.
Metrics That Matter and Adopting a Kaizen Culture
Businesses that thrive focus on continuous improvement and make data driven decisions. We set you up to be able to maintain the systems you created, conduct regular reviews and retrospectives so you can continuously make the small changes that will have a big impact on your rate of success, and implement the KPIs, metrics, and dashboards that matter so you have access to the quantitative and qualitative data you need to make key business decisions quickly.
"What’s really wonderful and unique about this experience is that I’m also able to surround myself with other amazing and inspiring business owners who have unique perspectives and experiences, so not only do I get Crista’s brilliance and guidance, there’s also this great wealth of other information, support and help of other business owners."
Crista Grasso is an international lean business consultant to Fortune 50 businesses, a business strategist and advisor to 6-8 figure entrepreneurs, and a global accessories brand founder.
As the Founder of the Lean Out Method and creator of the Lean Business Scaling System, she is on a mission to help entrepreneurs simplify success, get off the hustle hamster wheel, and build a sustainable and wildly profitable business that doesn't require them to work 24x7.
Known as the "Business Optimizer", Crista can quickly cut through the noise and identify the core things that will accelerate growing and scaling your business.
Jessica Maine is an advocate for individuality, expression, and social consciousness. She has spent her career equipping other professionals with personal and business development through strategy, community leadership, and education. She has a passion for helping people achieve their goals and is an expert at building and leading teams.
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