When Should You Hire Others? Rich Designer Poor Designer–Whiteboard Session



Why should you buy back your time? Times are tight, can you afford to hire people to do the work given the uncertain economic climate? Isn’t it better to earn and save money now as rainy day strategy? What’s the real opportunity cost of keep your hands in the work? Why the rich hire other people for nonessential tasks? Not convinced that I can afford to hire others.

00:00:00 – Welcome
00:01:26 – Can you afford to hire others instead of doing the work yourself?
00:06:02 – Live Audience Introductions
00:06:40 – Introducing the problem
00:11:28 – Breaking down a typical project
00:16:58 – Time Is Currency
00:18:14 – “What can you do to grow your business?”
00:29:00 – The Eisenhower Matrix
00:40:34 – What are you going to do with the time you bought back?
00:48:00 – Investment and Risk
00:58:01 – Bettering your business by bettering yourself
01:05:00 – Coaching the gap
01:16:50 – The Triple P concept (Practice, Process, and Play)
01:25:44 – How To Get More Work
01:28:04 – 5 Essential Roles In Every Business
01:30:57 – Where Should You Be Spending Your Time?
01:34:12 – What is Customer Service?
01:39:25 – The Three Reasons People Hire You
01:46:14 – A Little Story About A Bucket Of Gold
01:58:10 – This Is Marketing
02:00:00 – Wrap Up

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