As a small business owner, when you use outsourcing, you are also using task delegation to keep your enterprise moving forward. Believe that outsourcing also causes you to feel a loss of control over your business? That a self-defeating way to think! Instead, think of outsourcing as a “work overload” relief technique! In other words, see outsourcing as work overload relief method to use so you can go back to doing what you passionately love doing.
Outsourcing saves you time, money and frustration. Delegating tasks gives others opportunities to develop their skills. So, delegation goes hand in hand with outsourcing.
Think about yourself when you can achieve goals. You feel a deep sense of satisfaction AND that you LOVE doing what you’re doing. Instead of feeling interrupt-driven as you do during work overload, assigning someone else to do certain tasks gives you a sense of satisfaction.
Successfully achieving goals also gives you a feeling of importance. Face it, you know the work you are doing IS important. Your work might mean the difference between life and death to someone!
You operate your business because you feel motivated to be in that enterprise. Knowing you make a meaningful difference results in an inner peacefulness. Peace is priceless. So, remember when you outsource and delegate, you are doing something that really makes a difference!
When you delegate tasks you really don’t want to do or don’t have time to do, outsourcing those tasks breaks up work-day monotony. Yes, even though you love doing what you do, a portion of what you do can feel tedious.The tedious tasks needed to successfully run your business are just as important the tasks that feel highly fulfilling when you do them. Outsourcing helps you develop other talents and skills needed to stay a distinctive business that really makes a difference.
Benefits of Outsourcing as a Delegation Tool
No business owner can do every work task in the most efficient and effective manner. That’s because NOBODY can know everything to do everything well. Though it is true that you might be able to do a lot of things well in your business, is that really what you want as your claim to fame? Or, do you want to be known as a unique business that really stands out in your profession or industry and changes lives?
When you outsource, you give yourself the opportunity to enhance and develop other skills. Developing new skills continues to keep life satisfying. Skill development helps you feel motivated and inspired to keep growing your business. By outsourcing and delegating some tasks, you also increase your job satisfaction.
What Exactly Is Delegation?
When you engage in a delegation, you assign a task(s) to be performed by someone else. Sometimes you need that help to just catch your breath!
By learning how to use the power of delegation, it could improve your morale. How? If you’re feeling overwhelmed and overworked, delegating can free up more time for you to do things you enjoy doing. So, in the long run, it can improve your job satisfaction and morale.
Think about the long-term benefits of reducing your workload. Mentally, it can lower your desire to want to run away from your business! Seriously, haven’t you ever felt like getting away from it all because only YOU had the final decision in a business matter? Outsourcing can lower your stress levels when you simply need that extra helping hand. It can also help you avoid job burnout!
I bet you never realized the real value of using outsourcing as a powerful delegation tool before reading this blog post, did you? Wow! Aren’t you glad you got up this morning!