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Did you start your online business with the dream of being your own boss, only to wake up one day and realize you’re working harder now than ever before? If you answered yes, chances are you’re an overworked entrepreneur who’s lacking one of the four key systems needed to build a business that runs on autopilot… and right now, your business is running you. Time, energy, and effort are limited resources, so when you depend solely on these to scale a business, you cap your income, influence, and impact. But true visionary leaders operate differently, because they know that inconsistent lead flow and revenue isn’t a reflection of your messaging, your expertise, or your skillset — it’s a problem that goes much deeper, and (lucky for you) is a simple fix. As a Forbes-featured business systems expert and Founder of the EffortLESS Life®, Courtney Elmer is here to show you how to get the right systems, structure, and support in place so you can scale to the $1M milestone and thrive in your zone of genius as the visionary leader of your company.There’s a reason this podcast is globally ranked among the top 1.5% best business podcasts in the world — and it isn’t because of the industry leaders we bring to you here on the show, but because of the systems they reveal that will help you succeed in today’s competitive digital landscape. It’s time for a new way to work…The question is, are you ready?

Systems Made Simple‪™‬ Courtney Elmer

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 101 Ratings

Did you start your online business with the dream of being your own boss, only to wake up one day and realize you’re working harder now than ever before? If you answered yes, chances are you’re an overworked entrepreneur who’s lacking one of the four key systems needed to build a business that runs on autopilot… and right now, your business is running you. Time, energy, and effort are limited resources, so when you depend solely on these to scale a business, you cap your income, influence, and impact. But true visionary leaders operate differently, because they know that inconsistent lead flow and revenue isn’t a reflection of your messaging, your expertise, or your skillset — it’s a problem that goes much deeper, and (lucky for you) is a simple fix. As a Forbes-featured business systems expert and Founder of the EffortLESS Life®, Courtney Elmer is here to show you how to get the right systems, structure, and support in place so you can scale to the $1M milestone and thrive in your zone of genius as the visionary leader of your company.There’s a reason this podcast is globally ranked among the top 1.5% best business podcasts in the world — and it isn’t because of the industry leaders we bring to you here on the show, but because of the systems they reveal that will help you succeed in today’s competitive digital landscape. It’s time for a new way to work…The question is, are you ready?

    The Secret to Hitting Any Goal You Ever Set with Hal Elrod

    The Secret to Hitting Any Goal You Ever Set with Hal Elrod

     When was the last time life got in the way of you hitting your goals?
    We’ve all been there, but it can feel especially frustrating when you’re a highly-driven online business owner who has big dreams.

    Thankfully, today’s guest, Hal Elrod, is here to help you solve that problem once and for all as he shares secrets to hitting your goals that go far beyond the standard goal setting and productivity hacks you’re tried.

    BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL LEARN: 
    The surprisingly simple reason you haven’t been hitting your goals — even if you’ve tried every productivity hack in the book3 fail-proof secrets for achieving goals as an online business owner, no matter what life is throwing at youThe #1 reason you need a personal system for self-growth and development
    Then, if you’re ready for more from Hal Elrod, be sure to check out his book, The Miracle Morning and the Miracle Morning app. You can also connect with him on Instagram or at his website.

    If this episode inspires you, leave a review and share your biggest takeaway with me. And while you've got your phone out, make sure to follow me on Instagram @thecourtneyelmer for more quick tips on how to streamline your business systems and spend more time in your zone of genius.

    • 37 min
    The Science Behind Imposter Syndrome

    The Science Behind Imposter Syndrome

    As an online business owner, what are you currently experiencing imposter syndrome about?
    Whatever it is — we’ve all been there, but the thing is, imposter syndrome is NOT what’s actually keeping you stuck.
    In this episode, we’re looking at what today’s current thought leaders are doing differently and how you can start growing your business using this same approach.

    BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH: 
    Why it’s NOT imposter syndrome that’s keeping you stuckThe 3 biggest fears that prevent you from growing your businessOne of the most pivotal mistakes overlooked online business owners make (and what to do instead)
    If this episode inspires you, leave a review and share your biggest takeaway with me. And while you've got your phone out, make sure to follow me on Instagram @thecourtneyelmer for more quick tips on how to streamline your business systems and spend more time in your zone of genius.

    • 28 min
    The #1 Thing Keeping You From Being Seen as an Expert with Alex Sanfilippo

    The #1 Thing Keeping You From Being Seen as an Expert with Alex Sanfilippo

    Who’s your favorite expert to start a podcast?
    Leaders across all industries share phenomenal content and business ideas on their own shows and if you’re not currently one of these leaders, it’s time to consider why. 
    If it’s because you don’t see yourself as an expert in your niche, today’s guest, Alex Sanfilippo is here to share why that’s okay AND why you should dive into podcast marketing anyway!

    BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL LEARN: 
    The biggest mistakes people make when they start a podcast (and how to avoid them)Two things you need to know before using podcast marketingHow to turn your podcast idea into an actionable plan
    Contact Alex Sanfilippo: Instagram | Facebook | Website

    If this episode inspires you, leave a review and share your biggest takeaway with me. And while you've got your phone out, make sure to follow me on Instagram @thecourtneyelmer for more quick tips on how to streamline your business systems and spend more time in your zone of genius.

    • 40 min
    What Does it (Really) Mean to Run Your Business on Autopilot?

    What Does it (Really) Mean to Run Your Business on Autopilot?

    Did you start your online business with the dream of being your own boss, only to wake up one day and realize you’re working harder now than ever before?

    If you answered yes, chances are you’re an overworked entrepreneur who’s lacking one of the four key systems needed to build a business that runs on autopilot… not one that runs you. 
    Time, energy, and effort are limited resources, so when you depend solely on these to scale a business, you cap your income, influence, and impact.

    But true visionary leaders operate differently, because they know that inconsistent lead flow and revenue isn’t a reflection of your messaging, your expertise, or your skillset — it’s a problem that goes much deeper, and (lucky for you) is a simple fix. 

    BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH: 
    Why most people don’t understand what the word “growth” really means The REAL reason your business growth has plateaued (HINT: it’s not the ‘fear of failure’ or ‘fear of success') The number one thing you need to run a successful business (that most entrepreneurs aren’t doing)PLUS: the (hard) question you’ll need to ask yourself + answer if you want to experience more freedom in your life and business
    Contact Dr. Christine Li:
    Website
    Instagram

    If this episode inspires you, leave a review and share your biggest takeaway with me. And while you've got your phone out, make sure to follow me on Instagram @thecourtneyelmer for more quick tips on how to streamline your business systems and spend more time in your zone of genius.

    • 46 min
    Want More Engagement from Your Community? Do This with Deirdre Tshien

    Want More Engagement from Your Community? Do This with Deirdre Tshien

    How many of the people you attract with your current marketing are the right people for your brand?
    When you’re trying to grow a business, simply getting more eyes on your social media content doesn’t cut it!
    The key to real growth is to grab the attention of your ideal audience and that’s exactly what today’s guest, Deirdre Tshien is here to help you do!

    BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH: 
    8 mental models that will help you cut through the marketing noise and grab the attention of your ideal peopleThe simple “Honey Trap” system you can use with your social media content to convert more of your followers into leadsWhy attracting an aligned audience is the secret to grow a business
    Contact Deirdre Tshien:
    Website
    Instagram
    Join Capsho

    If this episode inspires you, leave a review and share your biggest takeaway with me. And while you've got your phone out, make sure to follow me on Instagram @thecourtneyelmer for more quick tips on how to streamline your business systems and spend more time in your zone of genius.

    • 33 min
    Use This Rapid Audience-Building Formula to Get More Leads with Christina Jandali

    Use This Rapid Audience-Building Formula to Get More Leads with Christina Jandali

    When you list your top three struggles as an online business owner, does lead generation make the cut?

    If your answer is, “YES!!”, you’re not alone!
    Today’s guest, Christina Jandali, is an expert when it comes to business growth strategies and she’s worked with thousands of entrepreneurs across the globe to teach them how to scale a business using organic leads.

    BY THE TIME YOU FINISH LISTENING, YOU’LL LEARN: 
    The #1 reason lead generation can feel like such a struggle for online entrepreneursWhich business growth strategies you should be focusing on for your specific businessHow to scale a business quickly with niching 
    If this episode inspires you, leave a review and share your biggest takeaway with me. And while you've got your phone out, make sure to follow me on Instagram @thecourtneyelmer for more quick tips on how to streamline your business systems and spend more time in your zone of genius.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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101 Ratings

101 Ratings

J. Wallen ,

Putting the Simple in Systems!

Courtney flawlessly brings everything systems to the table, leaving out all the struggle and questions that come with it. This is an excellent go-to podcast for those that are just starting out in business and need some extra motivation to get out of operating IN their business and being the CEO/Founder OF their business! Can’t wait to binge listen to see what more I can apply in my work-life balances!

Stutz Girl ,

Such a wonderful person

Courtney puts it all together. Her insights are so valuable and help me realize that I can do it with the right knowledge and attitude. She makes me understand answers to questions I never thought to ask. Such a gem. I just listened to her episode with Sean Foley for the second time. I really gained so much information. Courtney and her guests get me to ask myself the important questions that challenge me to look at my podcast in a new way. Love it.

DJ

Alex425xyz ,

Great insights, great guests!

I listened to the recent episode with Angela Henderson and it had some great insights into understanding the difference between stress and burnout and how to limit the occurrences of both. This episode is so applicable to a wide audience! As a small business owner, I wear many hats in order to expand my business and burnout can be very real. This episode gave me ideas on how to implement some of the best practices mentioned to keep growing while being as efficient and effective as possible to further drive leads, conversions, and revenue. Courtney did a great job personalizing Angela’s experiences and expertise as a leader to be applicable for your listeners - a true testament to her hosting.

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