Delegating To Team Members So They Pay For Themselves

ROIMost of us went into business for ourselves in part because we wanted to be our own boss.

We wanted to call all the shots, choose how much or how little we worked and to have control over our income.

This sounds GREAT in theory, but if you aren’t careful you can easily create a monster of a J.O.B. for yourself – even worse than when you were actually employed because YOU are wearing all the hats.

The easiest solution to this common problem is to build a team and start delegating. You can do so by working with an intern, hiring a Virtual Assistant, or hiring an employee or an independent contractor with specialized expertise. No matter which option you choose, one thing is for sure…

You want to get your money’s worth out of the investment and you want a high quality product or service at the end of the engagement.

Whether or not you achieve the outcome you seek actually has far more to do with you than it does with the person you hired. Here’s how to avoid common pitfalls that often occur when you work with a team and how to ensure they pay for themselves: Read more about Delegating To Team Members So They Pay For Themselves

5 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Business

Hand off tasks and increase your profitsKeeping your business profitable requires a combination of strategic planning, focus and consistent effort.

This is especially true when it comes to marketing your products and services. I find that many small business owners struggle with “feast or famine” in their bank account. One of the reasons this happens is because they only invest time and energy into their marketing when they need clients. I often hear people say, “I’m just too busy to do all of the marketing and follow-up I need to do in my business.”

I get it! I know you wear a lot of hats and that there are never enough hours in the day to get through your to do list.

Which is EXACTLY why you need to build a support team to help you.

Before you begin to tune me out, and you start thinking about how much you have going on, understand that there are options for every stage of business and every budget. Here are 5 to consider:      Read more about 5 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Business