You went into business because you were good at X, so why are you spending most of your time doing something else? What strengths are you currently underusing?
When done right, outsourcing can help gear up your business to be more productive and profitable, but how do you know if and when you should do it? Here are four questions you should consider before you outsource.
Have you ever in a moment of madness cut your own hair? Perhaps you thought it was just a little job that was easy enough to do on your own. Or you thought, “I don’t need to go to a stylist or hairdresser – I can save money and cut my own hair”. So out came your dull scissors – the same ones you use to cut paper and plastic with?! I haven’t heard many DIY hair-cut stories that have ended well. Yet sometimes in business we do the same thing and try to save money and time by DIY’ing things that should be left to the experts.