Are you sick of feeling like the boss in your business when you’d rather just be the leader or the visionary? 

In this episode, we’re going behind the scenes with my Director of Operations, otherwise known as our Integrator, Monica Foster.

Five years ago, Monica joined PriorityVA as our freelance resident tech ninja after a CEO told her that every entrepreneur needs a “Monica.”

Today, Monica is the engine that drives my vision into reality at PriorityVA. And when shit hits the fan, Monica is there to fix the process and make the world right again. 

The goal of every business owner is to have someone on their team who gives a shit. While it may be true what they say that no one is going to care about your business as much as you do, well, you can get close to that. 

Integrators can help business owners get back to their zone of genius so they won’t have to be the boss in the business. 

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Giving your team space to share ideas
  • Why you can be your biggest obstacle as a business owner
  • What happens when you’re stuck in a managerial role
  • The role of an integrator
  • How the Kolbe certification and the EOS methodology can have a great impact on the way you do your business
  • Can an EA learn to be an integrator?

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Supporting Resources:

Leadership Through The Challenging Times In Business (Episode 44)

The Four Types of Business Owners And The Teams They Need Around Them (Episode 32)

Growing Pains. What I’ve Learned From 10 Years in Business with Amy Porterfield (Episode 17)

How to Build a Business You Really Want (Episode 87)

Why You Should Still Delegate Even When You Can Do It All (Episode 42)

How to Build the Perfect Team (Episode 91)

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