Susan was recently a guest on the podcast Man Up to Greatness. It’s a show hosted by Reginald J. Dillard dedicated to empowering a community of entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators with the tools to succeed. Take a listen as Susan and Reginald chat about:

  • Susan’s project management journey
  • How to take the emotion out of a chaotic work environment
  • Where to find the best resources on the Beyond the Chaos website
  • And the advice that Susan wishes she was told

Please find the full audio transcript below.

Reginald: Welcome back to Man Up To Greatness. I’m your host, Reginald…


On the Balance Boldly Podcast, host Naketa Thigpen talks with ambitious women in business (and a few brave men) from a wide array of industries about their pursuit of success, how they face business burnout, imposter syndrome, and what work/life balance looks like for them.

Listen as Susan and Naketa talk about ways that overwhelmed business owners can take back control of their life, including:

  • How to eradicate your operations issues and all the chaos that’s going on so you can live your best life
  • How to work on your process and structure to gain the ability to delegate
  • Benefits…

Life as a perfectionist can be wonderful. You get things done exactly the way you want them, when you want them. And you feel like a hero for “doing it all.” Unfortunately, getting carried away by perfectionism means you have failed to delegate, making you a victim of your own success. Recently Susan and Melinda Wittstock chatted on Melinda’s podcast Wings of Inspired Business about just that.

Balancing the perfectionist urge with delegation takes some unlearning of old habits, but it can be done. Susan shares tips on how to let go so that you can make sure your business…


Cracking the cash flow code is every small business owner’s dream, right? Well, Susan was a guest of Josh Patrick on his podcast, Cracking the Cash Flow Code. Susan and Josh talk about the wonderful world of systems, and, how to set them up. Listen as they speak about:

  • Why systems are important in a small business
  • How to set up systems in your business
  • Workarounds for designing and documenting systems

Please find the full video transcript below.

Narrator: Welcome to Cracking the Cash Flow Code where you’ll learn what it takes to create enough cash to fill the four…


Please find the full video transcript below.

Scott McCarthy: On Episode 170 of the Peak Performance Leadership podcast. We speak to chaos consultant and eradicator Susan Fennema and she’s going to tell you how process will set you free of chaos. That’s right folks, it’s all about avoiding chaos today. Are you ready for this? All right, let’s do it.

Welcome one, welcome all to the Peak Performance Leadership podcast, a weekly podcast series dedicated to helping you hit peak performance across the three domains of leadership, those being leading yourself, leading your team, and leading your organization. This podcast…


An eBook as a lead generation tool is a fantastic content marketing initiative that can position you as an expert in your industry while developing new business. As an eBook author herself, Susan was recently a guest of Rob Kosberg, on his podcast: Publish. Promote. Profit. Rob Kosberg is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author. He has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, Forbes, and Entrepreneur magazine. On the show, Rob shares his own expertise on authority marketing and the power of writing a book. Listen as Susan and Rob talk about the following:

  • How a…

Developing Processes so You’re Not the Bottleneck [Audio]

Developing processes so that you, the business owner, are no longer the bottleneck, is vital. Susan talks to Neil Ball, host of The Entrepreneur Way podcast on her strategies for success as an entrepreneur. Listen as they discuss:

  • How to take the first step
  • How to make sure you hire the right people
  • Susan’s best advice and other resources for entrepreneurs

Please find the full audio transcript below:

Neil: Hello! It’s Neil Ball here. Thank you so much for joining me today on The Entrepreneur Way. The Entrepreneur Way is about the…


Beyond the Chaos partnered with Dan Evans and his digital marketing firm, Hydrate Marketing, to present the recent webinar “Best Practices for Remote Teams.” As someone who has been working remotely for over 11 years, Susan is certainly an expert in how remote teams can be more effective, no matter the industry.

If your team is one of the many that have been thrust unexpectedly into remote work, this webinar will give you the tools you need to maximize effectiveness in this new environment, including:

  • How to manage interruptions
  • Tools that will help your team communicate
  • The specific structure…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4X7EPPbJto&t=1s

The founder’s dilemma: Do you want to be a king? Or do you want to be rich? That’s the topic of discussion with Susan and Marcel Krawczyk, founder of Little Jack Marketing, and podcast host/content creator. He’s been working remotely since 2010 as a digital marketing partner for 200+ businesses. His podcast, Finding 10,000 Ways, enables aspiring business leaders and industry experts to learn from the reflections of their peers’ mistakes and failures along their ongoing journey to success.

Susan and Marcel chatted about how a challenge for most small business owners is identifying how and when to remove…


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sHCa3lw_hw&t=1s

Beyond the Chaos recently partnered with client Joe Scarpetta of The Scarpetta Group to produce: How to Manage Sales in a Hybrid Workplace.

The value of being in-person will never change. But sales teams (and sales processes) still need to thrive in both modes. Whether you have a fully remote business, or, are considering a hybrid model, check out this webinar for tips on how to make it work, including:

  • Future-proofing your sales
  • Building a repeatable sales process (including implications of NOT having one)
  • Best communications tools when you don’t have a brick and mortar location

Please find the…

Susan Fennema

Susan’s business, Beyond the Chaos, partners with other small businesses to control their chaos through project management and process development.

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