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DeLynne Ano

DeLynne Ano is the Founder of Runli, a business workflow automation app that simplifies business back-office workflows by automating the hand-off between employees and departments, thereby improving efficiency and reducing the margin of error. DeLynne has over 25 years of executive experience with Fortune 100 companies. Her mentoring of businesses has resulted in billions of dollars of client revenue growth in dozens of industries, from food, beverage, and packaging to entertainment and media. She started her consulting business, Scape Group, Inc., in 2010 where she helped her first client grow from $750,000 annually to $24 million. The growth came as a result of instituting processes and system design.

After more than three decades of working with corporate suppliers and business owners, DeLynne has come to realize that small businesses cultivate creativity and innovation. Today, she owns and leads Playbook Makers and Runli, automated business processes that allow business owners to focus their energy working on the business, rather than in the business. The organization is a result of her passion for leveling the playing field and providing the tools needed for small businesses to play big.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • DeLynne Ano explains why she started her business and what has led to its success
  • The Runli app and the benefits of implementing processes
  • Why DeLynne created Playbook Makers
  • DeLynne’s experience working with her sons
  • The most impactful piece of advice DeLynne has ever received
  • DeLynne’s advice on launching new ideas, her superpower, and how to get in touch with her

In this episode…

How can you use processes and automation to deliver your best work? What are the benefits of creating standardized workflows?

Systems and processes are essential for a business to run efficiently. They promote consistency, improve time management, and help reduce errors. To start, DeLynne Ano advises business owners to identify the work they do very well and surround themselves with people who are experts in the things they don’t do well. It is also important to hire and delegate work to smart people, get your business organized, and work with mentors.

In this episode of the Lead Like a Woman Show, Andrea Heuston is joined by DeLynne Ano, the Founder of Runli, to discuss the benefits of automation and business processes. They also talk about DeLynne’s business workflow app, her experience working with her sons, and tips for running a successful business.

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