To Female Entrepreneurs: Signs You Need An Assistant
“Me? Hire an assistant? That is ludicrous. It’s not like I run a massive company. It’s not like I am some important diplomat!” These might be some of the thoughts you are thinking when someone suggests you need an assistant. Or perhaps you aren’t so self-deprecating but you are very confident. Perhaps you are too confident, and you believe you can do everything yourself. Why pay someone to do the things of which you are perfectly capable? Well, to that I will say this: nobody is questioning your ability to handle every level of task that comes your way. But is it possible, that by taking on every task, big and small, you aren’t able to take on the big ones as much as you would like? Perhaps you see paying an assistant as a waste of money, but if you think about it more carefully, you may realize that it saves you money in the end. It even makes you money. I know that it can seem like a big step to hire an assistant. If you are an entrepreneur or run a small business, you may feel like you are taking on a lot of responsibility. But you will actually find that it relieves you of a lot of stress. Here are signs you need and assistant.
Everyone keeps saying so
Friends and family visit your office and see the scattered documents, the chaos, and the answering machine that has 16 unheard messages, and they say, “You need an assistant!”