134 | What's an Integrator and Why You Need One: Part 2

Sep 08, 2023

In this episode of the Digital Business Evolution podcast, Jess will be diving back into the amazing world of integrators with part 2 of what exactly is an integrator and why you need one. In part 1 of the series,team DBE’s very own integrator took us through her journey starting as Jess’s assistant and then becoming the powerhouse integrator we know and love today. 

Jess and Lauren explore the experiences and lessons learned as they navigate the complexities of managing and organizing a team. From project management and revenue goals to positive team culture, Lauren shares insights and advice for anyone aspiring to become an integrator. Also discussed is the importance of clear communication, addressing frustrations, and the impact of setting goals and vision beyond the current stage of business. Whether you're looking to hire an integrator, an integrator yourself, or just starting to explore its role in your business, this episode has something valuable for everyone.

As always, cheers to your evolution!

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how the role of an integrator is the “heartbeat” of a business.

  • Learn how to express frustrations at a workplace and leave ego at the door. 

  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes when hiring an integrator and how to take on the role. 


Key Timestamps

  • [6:29] – There is a always a process
  • [19:14] – Managing your energy and team culture
  • [27:41] – From unrestricted meetings to structured flow
  • [38:24] – Taking on responsibility and leaving ego at the door
  • [41:00] - Room for growth and common mistakes to avoid. 


Episode Quotes

  • “When you really love what you  do and you want to scale, grow, and you want to take the business to the vision, you have to use your time wisely and efficiently.” Lauren Hunnewell


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