In this episode of $30k questions, a podcast miniseries aimed to help you explore and implement money-making questions, I want you to think about why you want to hire someone new. We often want immediate relief in business for particular assets—but creating a new role is often not the best solution. Today, I want you to ask yourself, “Who is the most valuable hire?” 

Let’s think about why you feel the need to hire someone new. Here, I share some ways we can strategize the most valuable solution.

  • What is the most valuable hire for this asset right now? This depends on your goals for the asset.
  • Regroup and think: “Do I need an extra practitioner right now? Or will hiring a business strategist in the short-term net me more growth and revenue in the long term?”
  • Right now, is hiring someone new a long-term solution to a short-term problem?
  • Food for thought: maybe you need to hire but are filling the wrong roles. Are you hiring a helper instead of a leader? 
  • Hiring a helper may look less expensive on paper—but in the long run, if you need a leader, that person will add the most value to your asset.



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