I had a mtg today with a prospect client. I say a prospect... but this CEO knows me. We've met several times over the past year. We chat. We solve problems. We help each other. Today his opening question was "enjoying the work life balance?". I couldn't help but laugh. He laughed. He knows me. He knew why. I love working and even as self employed my hours are long. Racing here and there.
As self employed the danger can be to try and save money and do everything yourself. Th...ings you are not good at and things you do not like. Sound familiar? Then the hours add up and up and you end up working more hours than when you were employed.
When was the last time you stopped and thought about the doing you were doing? What is the opportunity cost of you handling your admin, bookkeeping, lead generation, creating marketing collateral, etc?
High is the answer.
If you could free up 10, 15, maybe more hours a week ... what would you do? Focus on growth, sales, business development? Focus on family? Focus on you?
In the wise words of Dr Seuss "congratulations today is the day. You are off to great places
You are off and away. You've got brains in your head and feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself whichever way you choose."
What will you choose... working longer or working smarter? Happy to help you work smarter... call me to discuss