Be Cautious About Outsourcing?

Be Cautious About Outsourcing?

Daven Michaels

Daven Michaels

New York Times Bestselling Author, 30-year business veteran, and Executive Chairman of CurrentC Power.

A statement from the Federation of Small Businesses urges small business owners to be cautious about outsourcing:

“People should make sure they are getting the right service for the size of company they are. They should not have to shell out for blanket coverage. It’s about striking a balance.”

What kind of balance are you striking in your business? Are you finding that you are paying high prices for help with your business tasks, but you’re not getting the results you’d hoped for?

When you choose a plumber to fix the pipes in your home or a dry cleaner for your business suits, you are looking for a good value and quality service that you don’t have to think twice about. Once you’ve chosen a company to the work, you want to confidently move forward without having to reevaluate the decision. This should be your approach in getting help with your business as well.

We all need help to achieve our goals, whether it be in our personal lives or in our businesses. And there’s nothing worse than feeling like you wish you’d hired someone else once the job is done. I hate that feeling.

Are you going back over work that your staff has already completed to make sure it was done right the first time? Do you have regrets about your hired help? If you answered “yes” to either question, I encourage you to reconsider.

We can’t do it all ourselves, that’s for sure. As small business owners, we just don’t have the superhuman capability we need to get it all done. What’s inevitable is that you need to hire help. But what’s not inevitable is the quality, reliability, and affordability of the help you’re going to hire.

For tasks that you need done in your home, you probably ask your friends and neighbors who they’ve used and how satisfied they were with the work. You need a person or an organization you can trust. And you need a match for the task at hand.

Because you are growing your small business, you need a partner like 123Employee to provide you with trustworthy, reliable, affordable help. I know the struggles of finding good help, and I’ve been using the services of our staffing group with great results.

Don’t be hard on yourself, but do be cautious in your business decisions. Choose a partners like us. We’ll succeed together.

You can find more of these tips in “Outsource This!” To get your copy, click here.

Daven Michaels is an award-winning outsourcer and author of the book, ‘Outsource This!’ Daven has been honored more than any other individual or outsourcing organization. You can get more information on outsourcing by visiting www.OutsourcingOutsourcing.Com.

20 thoughts on “Be Cautious About Outsourcing?”

  1. It’s always pleasant to work with your virtual assistants at 123! Your company is indeed the best outsourcing company. I highly recommend http://www.123Employee.com
    I have been a loyal and proud customer for over 2 years now.
    Our VA John maintains my Social Media accounts and increases traffic for my website.

    Thanks John and Daven!

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  2. outsourcing is the best and easiest way to make our small businesses grow faster. 123 employee has been in this job for years and they provide nothing but only the best. It has never been discouraging when you outsourced you businesses.

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  3. Saw your youtube videos before I came across your blog… I appreciate your tips and comments about how to become a success in business but I still cannot find myself working with an employee overseas. I know it’s worth trying and I am still contemplating on working with an outsourcing company.

    Thanks for updating me.

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  4. Thank you for all your tips.
    I will be at your event in Orlando.
    I want to hear more about your virtual assistants in the Philippines and I want to know your outsourcing company.
    I am looking forward to work with you!

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  5. Thanks for the information Daven!
    I am looking forward to see you in Orlando and work with your outsourcing company on February!

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  6. Indeed! we need to be super conscious in choosing the right outsourcing company specially when it’s overseas. We should do background check first about the company before we invest to them.

    I will be going to Orlando to hear more about 123 Employee.

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  7. Yes in did, this is a one way to be careful and cautious for you not to be away from your success and to grow more your business. sharing this article is priceless. Thanks Daven your so generous for sharing your knowledge.

    Reply

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