6 Huge Outsourcing Mistakes That Are Leading You To Burnout!

6 Huge Outsourcing Mistakes That Are Leading You To Burnout!

1. Outsourcing too soon

Now, what I mean by that is that you are outsourcing. Particular tasks or strategies that you haven’t really tested out and you don’t know if they work. Now, if you outsource too soon. You’re going to feel that you’ve got a struggle but between afford it. Financially, and that you’re going to struggle with what to give the person that you’re outsourcing to. So if you give them a task, and that task doesn’t doesn’t provide any return on investment. Then you’re going to feel like it’s not working.

2. Surprise surprise, no systems or processes

Now, this is something I would say 90% of our clients, come on, don’t have systems and processes. It is a really really difficult question, and I know that people will say, but I don’t have time to do that I’m already overwhelmed. Now, the problem is if you don’t have systems and processes in place. It’s very very hard for you to be able to see what’s working, and for you to be able to train someone else to do this particular thing. So what usually ends up happening is you outsource a particular task.

3. Lacking clarity

Now, this is also linked to outsourcing too soon, so if you’re new to business. You have probably gone in as self employment or maybe a limited company. But you’re doing this particular thing, and it’s a thing that you’ve done in a job or it’s thing that you’re excellent at that you’re an expert at. And you’ve brought that into creating your own business around that.

4. Wrong team

Now, I always find this, and it usually comes hand in hand with the previous mistakes that I’ve mentioned. So, people end up hiring too soon. They don’t really know the strategy that they want to outsource and they don’t know if it’s going to work, they don’t really have the budget, so they outsource based on cost.

5. No foundations

And this again goes hand in hand, you’ll see throughout these mistakes that I’m talking about. Most of them go hand in hand together. And that is around the foundations of your business so tracking your metrics, and your goals. Automating streamlining and these are all things that you should be looking at before outsourcing.

6. Outsourcing the wrong things

So, I’ve spoke about this throughout, and this is all around tasks that don’t bring you a return. Do not outsource tasks that do not bring you a return, they should bring you a return of either time, money, or joy. And if none of those do don’t outsource them, because if you’re outsourcing something that doesn’t really need to be done, you are wasting that valuable asset and time that you could spend on something that is going to bring your return and does need to be done.




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Business Systems & automation consultant https://cva-associates.com/click-me-for-an-exclusive-invite-for-business-without-burnout/

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