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Employ or Outsource – what’s best for you?

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One of the main issues that stops small businesses from growing is the confusion around how best to grow your team! The big question is how should you work with the person? Should you employ someone? or outsource the work?  

Every circumstance is different, there is no right or wrong answer. It depends on your plans for the business. Being ...

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When is the RIGHT time to HIRE?

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When is the right time to hire?….this was a question that was asked in a group I was in recently. What a great question!

“Time For Growth Message Shows Increasing Or Rising” by Stuart MilesThere are many micro business out there doing everything, the finances, marketing, social media, sales etc. etc. And I bet that the person running these businesses can turn their hand to ...

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Is NOW the RIGHT time to hire?

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Do you have a skilled team, that seem to be working harder but you are not seeing the ROI? Or you are working more and more hours and rather than increasing revenue you are losing clients? If these scenarios are keeping you up at night and you’re desperately looking for ways to grow your business, hiring a new team member may be the answer!

The following tips will help you identify if and what skills would be good to add to ...

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Six crucial actions to take before you advertise your vacancy

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You are looking to hire a new team member. The first action many businesses take is to write an advert and put it on LinkedIn or out on a job board and hope that their perfect team member applies? Then wonder after a few months why it’s not working out! They may be doing a great job but there is a niggle that something is wrong – or they are not meeting your expectations at all, you may even be ...

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Are you working IN or ON your business?

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Running your own business can be rewarding, inspiring and exciting – it can also be hard work, frustrating and have you hiding under your duvet! When you first start out, it’s natural for you to do every task on your own however, as your business grows… you need to stop working IN and start working ON your business.

Is there any real difference…?

The short answer is yes! One will keep you and your business stuck, limited by your working hours and ...

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What can I outsource?

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If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ll have probably reached the stage where you’re ready to outsource some of your work. You know you can no longer do it all alone and, if you want your business to move up a step, you’re going to need some help.

Outsourcing is a great way to get the help you need, without having to hire a new in-house employee. But what exactly can you outsource?

Here are the first five things you ...

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7 Steps to hiring your dream team

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When you first start out in business you know you’re responsible for how successful your business will become. You also know you are responsible only for you and your actions – and that one directly relates to the other.

Over time, you work harder and for longer hours, frantically multitasking your way through each day, until you reach the realisation that you can no longer do this on your own… it’s time to look into hiring some help.

Recruitment can be a ...

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Checklist for Hiring….What to have in place before you hire!

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Over the past few weeks I’ve been giving you some great advice on finding out what your time is worth and knowing when you’re ready to pass some of that work to someone else. Today, I want to give you my top 5 tips to ensure you are ready to hire your first outsourcer.

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You need to be ...

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Are you losing clients because you’re not expanding your team?

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When it comes to running our own business, we can often be our own worst enemy. We are so used to holding the reins; we find it difficult to let them go, even if it’s only a little… and even if it’s for the benefit of our health, wealth and general business growth.

Are you doing it all yourself?

By doing it all ourselves, we end up in a position of ultimate control, or so we think – we often find we end up wearing ...

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Is your “I can” attitude preventing your business from moving forward?

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When you first start out in business, your attitude and desire to succeed will be your driving force. You’re willing to do everything yourself, try new things and push your comfort zone. But after you’ve been in business for a while and your client base has grown… your desire to do it all yourself may be holding your business back from moving forward.

Doing it all yourself

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