The Case for a Housekeeper

One common mistake small business owners make is failing to outsource what isn’t aligned with the goals of the family and the business. While that often means accounting, legal and things like fulfillment, it can also mean domestic duties.

What I found most interesting at conferences I’ve attended lately is that talk of hiring a housekeeper is akin to killing one’s identity. Somehow our ability to maintain our own homes ourselves is part of our pride, it’s part of what makes us who we are.

But I argue that’s the wrong way to think about it:

Now you’ve heard my case for a housekeeper. What’s yours?