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5-1: Grow your Business with Employees, Subcontractors, Mentors & Virtual Assistants
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5-1: Grow your Business with Employees, Subcontractors, Mentors & Virtual Assistants                

 
Lisa Mark
Cris-Sgrott-Wheedleton
Business Growth
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Build your business by using employees and independent contractors to scale your service offerings, free you up to work on your business, provide quicker turnaround on organizing services and provide a higher level of service to your clients. 

Session Objectives:

  • Learn how to scale your business using subcontractors, employees, mentors and VA’s
  • Learn to differentiate between working with employees, independent contractors, and dependent contractors
  • Acquire the knowledge necessary to determine whether an employee, IC, or DC fits your ideal business model
  • Determine whether and when is advantageous to hire assistants
  • Understand the measure of control you can exert over each type of sub-contractor
  • Determine how to price your services correctly when managing a team (NOTE: NO NUMBERS will be discussed during this – we will be fully compliant with antitrust laws).
  • Learn about the services VA’s provide and why it can make sense to hire one
  • Learn how a mentor can assist you in growing your business and how you in turn can grow your business via offering mentorship opportunities to clients, colleagues and power partners.  


Lisa Mark  

Lisa Mark is a Certified Professional Organizer with over 20 years’ experience in the organizing and productivity industry. She specializes in small business & home offices, large spaces such as garages, storage units, attics, sheds & basements, time management & productivity, organized moves, and working with clients with traumatic illness or injury. After earning her BA from Stanford, Lisa worked in high tech for many years, eventually stopping out to become a stay-at-home mom. She draws on her years of experience in these different venues to provide gentle and supportive organizing services to her clients. Lisa founded her business, The Time Butler Productivity & Organizing, in 2004.

        

Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton 

 

Cris started Organizing Maniacs® in 2007 after losing her project management job to the economy.  She currently has 10 employees and has grown Organizing Maniacs to multiple six figures.  She has been an active member of NAPO, NAPO-WDC and ICD since 2008.  She is member of the  Multi-Person SIG and Golden Circle.  She is an avid student and reader of leadership, organizing and productivity, shelf help and murder mystery books.  She was part of the task force team that got the Accelerated Learning Series off the ground, and she was the hostess to the Ask The Organizer Panels Teleclasses. She has spent most of her professional career working with the public, and that has been extremely valuable in her professional organizing career.  Sometimes she wishes she was more organized, like some of her colleagues! 

            

 

  

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