Many businesses, particularly startups, follow the motto of “hire slow, fire fast”.
And I’m no exception.
When business is new or volatile, having a regular monthly expense can be daunting. No longer are you responsible for just your own livelihood, but now others are depending on you to perform. Now their livelihood is on the line too.
And that can be a lot of pressure for a one-woman shop or small business.
But, a couple months ago, I decided it was worth it. I could no longer manage on my own. I needed some help.
And so, I hired two people to come into my business and provide that much needed support. (I shared the process I followed while hiring, here.) For the first time in my 6 years of business, I had a team.
But once you have some people to work for you, what do you do next?Continue Reading