This picture is from last August from the first bike race of the season.

(this is relevant…I promise)

Addie won the Varsity Girls race.  No surprise. She’s won every high school race she’s been in except for State Championships. She works her butt off.

(At the finish line. Top 3 finishers)

This week she starts her training so she can win races for next August. 

Hard work.
Cold rides.
Long days.

In 2005 I hired my first Filipino VA.
(They weren’t an OFS, they were just a VA. They didn’t know anything!)

It was hard. 
It was scary.

“I don’t know if they can actually do good work.”
“I don’t know if I can keep them busy full-time.”
“I don’t know if I can afford it.”

When I took the leap it was the most liberating experience of my life.  
Today I have 35+ full-time people in the Philippines. 

It’s not always easy. Hiring someone isn’t easy. It’s not fun.

But it’s the hard work that makes the difference between working 50 hours/week and working 17 hours/week. 

If you’re putting off hiring someone because it’s hard, todays the day. 

Do the hard work. 

It won’t cut your work load down today, but in 8 months from now it will. 

That’s hard work. 

If you want to know the system I figured out to make hiring quick and easy: