One trait successful entrepreneurs almost all have in common is the ability to say “no” — to dodgy proposals, out-of-left-field ideas, clients who bring a whole rat’s nest of strings to the relationship.
Still, many business owners like to think they can do it all. Maybe you’re one of them.
What separates the truly great from the just-pretty-good is the ability to know when you’re better off outsourcing non-core business processes to outside partners capable of doing them right. These process might be super specialized and high-value; they might be wholly commoditized; or they might fall somewhere in the middle. What unites them is the simple fact that they’re not central to your core operations — your moneymaker, as it were.…Continue reading