3 Reasons Why You Should Work with a Team
As an entrepreneur, you might think I have to do it all. But the truth is – you don’t and you can’t. First of all, I can guarantee that you’re not an expert at everything and second of all, I can guarantee that you don’t have time, headspace, or energy to do it all. This is why it’s so important to have a team you can rely on.
Before we start, I want to be clear. Working with a team means having a team you can count on. It doesn’t mean taking them on and paying them as one of your employees. Ideally, your team member is someone you contract your client work out to, whether it’s one-time tasks, monthly tasks, or anything in between. You can read an older blog post here on why we recommend contracting work out to team members as opposed to hiring them on staff.
So, why should you have a team? Here are our three reasons!
You’re not an expert
I know you started your business because you’re knowledgeable and passionate about whatever it is you’re doing. But, you’re probably not an expert in every aspect of running a business. Did you start a business making and selling candles? That’s great, but are you equally as passionate and knowledgeable about starting up a website or social media strategies? Probably not. So, stop wasting your precious time and brain space trying to navigate things you aren’t an expert in and find someone who is. Add this person to your team and they can be your go-to for all things web-related (or whatever you hired them to do).
As an entrepreneur, finding a work-life balance is a difficult task. But, remember – you left the traditional 9-5 life to pursue your passion. I’m not saying that you don’t have to work hard or work long hours – one of the many blessings of entrepreneurship is working when you want. What I am saying is there still has to be balance (which looks different for everyone). Hiring someone to help take some of the workload off can help establish a balance that works for you. Maybe you can take a week off in the summer or take the weekends off. Whatever the balance is for you, find team members that can help you achieve that.
Teamwork makes the dream work
Too much? Nah. It’s the truth! A good team can help you run your business smoother and more efficiently. You’ll be able to spend time investing in your business and planning new goals, while your team takes care of other tasks. Having a team allows you to bounce ideas around, collaborate on projects and achieve goals together. Each team member can use their strengths to bring more to the table, produce better results, and be more effective.
Finding a team that sees and understands your vision isn’t always the easiest to achieve. But, if you’re finally ready to take the leap, check out our blog HERE where you can find some helpful questions you should ask any potential leads.
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