Ep. #35 – Hire an Assistant Before You Burnout

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“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” 

– Theodore Roosevelt

In This Episode

If you’re feeling like you’re on the edge of burning out, you’re exhausted and you’re being pushed to your physical, mental and/or emotional limits, you’re going to find there is simple, practical, affordable and immediately available solution. Sounds impossible? Listen …

Resources

*None of these are affiliate links.

Chris Ducker’s Story
Read about the story that resonated with me and helped me realize I needed to finally hire an assistant

ODesk.com
A great resource if you need some one-off projects done.  There are people with all kinds of skills in just about every industry you can imagine. A great review system and fantastic rates which make getting help something all of us can afford.

Fiverr.com
Everything is $5 on this site. There are add-ons you can buy, but for the most part, everything is $5.  Plus you’ll find someone who will do just about anything for $5.  It’s a great way to try out a number of people and then work out a deal for even further help with those who meet your requirements

99Designs.com
If you need any type of design work down, this a wonderful tool.  I know a lot of people who’ve used it for logo designs.  You submit your needs, some sample ideas you might like and then a massive group of people send you their ideas.  If you find one you like, you buy it from them. It’s a great way of getting a lot of options in front of you.

Virtual Staff Finder
This is the service Chris Ducker offers. For $395, his team will find out exactly what you’re looking for in a virtual assistant and then go finding the perfect person for you needs.  In fact, they’ll present to you 3 different candidates. You just have to interview each, usually via Skype and decide on who you want to hire.  If you decide within the first 10 days that the person doesn’t measure up, they’ll gather three more candidates for you. This is a great resource for finding your perfect virtual assistant.  Again, this is NOT an affiliate link, just a service I believe will be beneficial to you.

Interact

If you know of another resource I’ve overlooked, please share it in the comments below.

Let’s connect on Twitter.  You’ll find me @PDesmondAdams and I will follow you back so we can start a dialog and build a community of people of like minds.

Thank you for allowing me to be part of this journey with you,

P Desmond Adams

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About the Author

A formerly frustrated entrepreneur who has learned how to go from dreamer to doer to done. I help you discover your purpose, explore your psyche, maximise your productivity, and grow your platform so you can bring your unique gift to the world and live the life you deserve.

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