132 | What's an Integrator and Why You Need One

Sep 08, 2023

In this episode of the Digital Business Evolution podcast, Jess discusses the critical role of an Integrator.  And who better to speak to about the role than our very own Integrator, Lauren Hunnewell! Lauren, has quite the journey to share! It all started with hiring her as an assistant, but this wasn't just any ordinary assistant role. Jess wanted someone who saw the vision and was dedicated to making that vision become a reality.

Fast forward to today, and Lauren has transitioned into the role of Integrator. Join us as we explore the challenges, growth, and benefits of having an integrator on your team. If you've ever wondered what an Integrator is and how they can transform your business, this is the episode for you. 

As always, cheers to your evolution!


Key Takeaways:

  • Learn about embracing the reality of being an integrator and seeking solutions to problems within the business.  

  • Learn all about the variability of roles and chain of command with a company. 

  • Learn about balancing friendship and business and navigating working with a husband and wife. 


Key Timestamps

  • [4:29] – The importance of a team
  • [11:14] – The hiring for growth and the vision
  • [22:41] – Becoming an integrator
  • [33:24] – Creating boundaries between friendship and work
  • [39:00] - Why professionalism matters


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