📖 Building your future with freelancers (8 min read)

I'm really good at a few things and clueless at many others. And there have been a hundred times when
📖 Building your future with freelancers (8 min read)
By Phil Hayes-St Clair • Issue #14
I’m really good at a few things and clueless at many others. And there have been a hundred times when I’ve thought about learning [insert new skillset here] to save time and, if I’m honest, feel like I still had what it takes to acquire a new skill to create something. 
I thought about learning how to mix a podcast for Founder To Founder and even learning how to code to be more technically useful at AirShr.  
Acting on these thoughts would create false economy because the apparent savings would have inevitably led to greater expenditure. 
Instead, I went looking for freelance specialists who could help me deliver my vision. I’ve used all the major freelance websites. They promise to connect you with high caliber talent working around the world for cents in the dollar. 
The good news is that for the most part, this promise plays out as expected but it’s not without some important learnings which I wrote about recently. 
In fact, on May 16 I’ll go into detail about how to build technology products using freelancers with the team at Inspiring Rare Birds. Want to join us?

Press ☝️ for details!
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And here’s the backstory…
15 Mistakes I’ve Made Hiring Freelancers Online
I remember pressing ‘Submit’ on my first freelance project. The anticipation was palpable…
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With 8 episodes published and the 45th episode recorded yesterday, there is a truckload of great insight on the way! Dyad.com founder Greg Nance and Single Serve Packaging founder turned Startup Victoria CEO Georgia Beattie appear this week and you’ll hear from Shazam’s founder Chris Barton next week!
Thanks again for reading and listening. Have a great weekend!
- Phil
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My diary of what I learn from building companies and how I help others take their idea from zero to one, and beyond. Family first. Serial entrepreneur. SVP @inkl. Maker of @founderpodcast.
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