In this episode, Josh and Adrienne explore the benefits of bringing on a generalist assistant or a specialist.
Adrienne shares her experience hiring VAs from both individuals and an agency.
Know the variety of playbooks available, but always do what’s best for you and your own business.
Decide what to hire and how to lead:
What do you enjoy?
Even if some say it’s a waste of time for a founder to perform some tasks, if it’s something you enjoy, why would you hire that out? Josh used the example of how he still mows his own lawn, despite most of his neighbors hiring a landscape service.
What do you dread?
Know what you hate to do and be comfortable hiring that out.
Learn how people want to work, hear feedback, and praise.