How To Build An 'A' Team

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In this presentation, David Jenyns will talk about on how you can build an 'A' team of players for your business. The strategies that he will share will surely help you achieve your business goals.

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How To Build An 'A' Team

  1. 1. OUTSOURCING You can’t do it on your own.
  2. 2. BUILD ATEAM • Hire only A players • Hire people that complement, not those like you • Play to your strengths and outsource your weaknesses
  3. 3. GETYOUR FEET WET • www.rentacoder.com - coding, graphics, video • Bid small job to 2-3 people • Work with best - quick replies and great work • www.theSEOmethod.com/needanarticle - articles
  4. 4. PLAYING FOR KEEPS • Out tasking vs outsourcing • Rentacoder.com to find people and work offline • Building virtual team - graphics, video, coding, web, writing, etc.
  5. 5. GETTING SERIOUS • Go to the Philippines • Well educated, great English and excellent work ethic • $200USD a week full time
  6. 6. THE NEEDLE INTHE... • Run a job ad (jobstreet.com) ==> 98 responses • Basic culling (uni, work experience, availability) ==> 15 • Survey/questionnaire ==> 11 responses • Easy test ==> 6 • Interview top 3 (look for repeating patterns)
  7. 7. WELCOMETO FIGHT CLUB • Welcome letter • Work description • Confidentiality agreement • Expectations • Education package ( theSEOmethod.com + 30DC)
  8. 8. HOWTO WORK WITHTHEM • Give them an underarm throw • Show them (record it on camtasia or screenflow) • Let them do it with you • Let them do it on their own (repeat till 100% with no feedback) • Review every now and then
  9. 9. DAILY WORK FLOW • Morning chat (yesterday’s review and today’s plan) • EOD emails (1. what’d you do 2. issues 3. questions) • Monthly one-on-ones • How are you? What have you been working on? (likes/dislikes) • What do you want to work on? What skills to develop? • Comments and questions
  10. 10. CREATING SYSTEMS • Outsource repetitive takes • Written overview and support videos • Create a work wiki • Money is made in repetition
  11. 11. TOOLS OFTHETRADE • Google docs - example sheet • Domain/dropbox dumping ground • Basecamp • Skype
  12. 12. THE NEXT LEVEL • Too busy managing assistants? • Hire an Andrea (assistants supervisor) • Hire a Meagan (project manager) • Hire mum’s... stable, experienced, good work ethic
  13. 13. 80/20 RULE • Start building your team of A players • Assign work based on outcomes not keeping people busy • Outsource what you’re not good at or don’t like • Start working on your business not in it
  14. 14. QUESTIONS

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