“So, how does this work?” or “I have SO MANY THINGS I don’t even know what to hand off first, or how to describe them to you so that it’s up to par or BETTER than what I produce on my own.”
Energy - If you’re reading this, I know you’re exhausted!
Creativity - It dries up quick when you don’t have the time or brain space to explore new ideas.
Freedom - There are just too many back-end pieces that need to keep moving, and they are either filling up the space you wish belonged to the work that makes your heart sing.
Money - You know how to sell your big-ticket offerings, but, do you have the time? Not just the time to provide them, but also the time to set them up, handle tech trip-ups, and get them in front of the eyes you need... like, at all times? Honey, you don't.
Objectivity: You can't read the label when you're inside the jar! Someone who is not 100% emotionally and psychologically glued to your business will be able to better see things from your ideal client’s perspective, and help you shape the messaging and delivery to be irresistible.
PART 1 | What's Really Going On?
We're taking a step back, evaluating what's truly moving the needle forward in your business, what isn't, and what you can do about it right now.
PART 2 | To Delegate, or Not to Delegate?
Now that you've streamlined what you can, let's chat about what bringing on a team member will look like! What makes sense to outsource, and what is best left in your hands.
PART 3 | Onboarding With Ease
You know what you can automate, delegate, and afford - now it's time to find your new right-hand and get the ball rolling! Getting started on the right foot is VITAL!
When you have that thought... “UGH. I wish I could just snap my fingers…” and start thinking about how you might never have to do [insert crap you legit hate doing] you might think, “But, it’s not going to come out the way I need it to...”
Let me tell you, when you have stellar support, it 100% can be done, and you could never imagine living without them. I’ve been that support for dozens of ambitious entrepreneurs in 10+ industries and it’s the same every. dang. time.
I’ve had clients tell me “It’s like I wrote this myself, but the version of myself I actually like, not the one scrambling to get this done!” or “I had no idea how to visually convey that idea - your brain works in mysterious and incredible ways!” And I’m not tooting my own horn - what actually happened was that they were too close to their business to be objective, and couldn’t see the big picture or distill the main concept into a container that makes sense for their ideal clients.
So - backtracking to that idea of: “How do I even decide what to scrape off my plate, and what does the learning curve look like for the person who will take over these tasks?”
You'll take inventory of what needs to happen to keep the momentum up in your business, and be able to pinpoint the tasks that you should to get off your plate ASAP to make room for CEO tasks. Discover what is smart to automate, streamline, delegate, and the few things best left for you to handle yourself.
Outsourcing doesn't have to be expensive! This spreadsheet will help you to figure out exactly what you can afford to outsource RIGHT NOW .
We’ll review common outsourced tasks that every VA and OBM under the sun, regardless of who and what types of businesses they’ve worked with in the past, can handle and actually enjoy doing. How to get this info into their brilliant brains as quickly and effectively as possible will ensure a seamless transition and less time trying to explain how to do things after their time-tracker starts ticking.
Do you want to be holding this person's hand 24/7? I didn't think so - its not productive for either of you and can be a HUGE time suck on their end. When their time = your money, easy and effective communication is key.
I'm not a lawyer, but there are a few components of your service agreement that definitely should be included, and I'll tell you why! Take it from a girl who's seen it all… there are some very specific additions that you might have not considered.