Most entrepreneurs spend less than 30% of their time focusing on their natural talents. In fact, by the time they’ve launched a business, it often seems entrepreneurs are doing everything but the one thing they went into business for in the first place. Don’t let this happen to you.
There are only 24 hours in the day. The problem with doing it all is that you’ll eventually run out of time and energy, then you’re stuck! How can you take your business to the next level if you’re doing it all yourself? It’s unrealistic.
There’s a ceiling you hit—a plateau. Then things start to break down: your health suffers, relationships deteriorate, you’re no longer getting back to your customers in a timely manner, there’s no free time—you get the picture. Is it easy or difficult to focus and be creative when you’re depleted of energy and burnt out? Difficult – right? When you delegate the things you loathe doing, those tasks that are so painful you end up putting them off, or those areas that are not your expertise—you get to concentrate on doing what’re great at. In addition, you free up your time so that you increase productivity and enjoy life more.
So why is delegating routine tasks and unwanted projects so difficult for most people? Continue reading