It’s always cheaper to hire yourself.
The only problem is, once you get busy doing all the creative work, there’s nobody left to execute organizational tasks like selling and strategizing and networking and marketing and growing. Because unlike a traditional company, your enterprise isn’t boosted by a powerful machine working every angle. It’s just little old you. Doing everything.
And so, the goal is to construct a catchall. A stone that kills all the organizational birds. A single activity that can be trusted to facilitate all other tasks. A lead domino that, when you execute it, will help knock down all the others. The one problem that, if you could pull its thread, would topple all the others. Focus on getting that catchall right, and everything else will fall into place.
Writing, for example, is my primary creative act, but it’s also my portable sales force, my mobile marketing team, my global networking mechanism, my personal branding vehicle, my strategic planning device, my audience building system and my business growth multiplier. It’s the one activity checks all of those boxes simultaneously.
That’s why it’s called a catchall. Writing is the central lever that galvanizes the whole machine. By virtue of writing every day, I’m also hiring myself to do everything else, every day. It’s human cloning, but without the lawsuits. And I never have to worry that the complexity of running a business is consuming too much of my creative energy.
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