What is holding you back from accomplishing your goals?
If you’re like most people, you have a lot of great ideas, but you fear that you’ll never have enough time to execute them. Sometimes the only way you can imagine accomplishing anything is to clone yourself. We haven’t figured out a way to do that, but we have found a way to double your productivity.
Productivity gurus such as Tim Ferriss (author of The Four Hour Work Week), swear that assistants (virtual or real-life) are the key to amplifying your productivity. Hiring an assistant is giving the gift of time to yourself (and to your company).
So treat yourself:
Take us up on our offer of a free eight-hour day with one of our temps.*
What is the best way to train an assistant?
First, you have to train yourself.
Most people go through their days without giving much thought to what they do, when they do it, and how they do it. In order to get the most out of an assistant, you need to start thinking about and cataloguing your systems.
Hire for where you are weak: No one bats a thousand. In the groundbreaking book E-Myth Revisited, author Michael E. Gerber advocates that a budding entrepreneur should look at creating systems to support tasks where the entrepreneur is weakest, and hire people who are better suited to do those functions.
Hire for where you are bored: Start documenting all of your daily tasks. Note which repetitious items don’t require much thought or training. Create a “how-to” training manual so someone else can do these tasks for you, and still know when to alert you.
Hire for where you strong: There are tasks that require training. Shoot a video that shows all of the complicated steps, but once you’ve done that, you’ve effectively cloned yourself.
Hire for where you live: Much of our time is spent clearing our inbox, answering questions, making appointments, etc. These are tasks that can easily be handed off to an assistant. The hardest part is letting go of the notion that you have to do absolutely everything yourself. Give your assistant some guidelines like, “you can authorize the payment of up to $50 for office supplies without checking with me.”
Hire to help you give better customer service: There is a saying that no matter what your profession is, “everyone is in sales.” Keeping track of your clients/customers needs is time consuming, but mission critical. If you want to learn how to do it really well, we suggest that you read the book Never Miss A Touch: The Search for Excellence by Payday HCM’s founder Andrew Siegel. Andy’s book will help you train you assistant to give the highest level of customer service.
Offer: Hire the first eight hours for free*. We are so confident that you will love Payday HCM Staffing Solutions, we will comp a full day, up to eight hours, on any one regular temp-to-hire order or temporary help order (with a minimum of a two-week assignment).
Give me a call to start accomplishing great things.
Payday HCM Staffing, Search & Recruitment Services
Office: 5052555433 x310
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