Nathan Hirsch, is co-founder and CEO of FreeeUp, a marketplace connecting business owners with the top 1% of freelancers to create an effective way of outsourcing, in a range of areas - including eCommerce, digital marketing, web development and much more. Outsourcing To Help Grow & Energise Your Business In this episode, we explore 5 key reasons why outsourcing fails and how to avoid the pitfalls associated with this process. Nathan has created a really effective way to avoid the pitfalls of outsourcing. Much of the success of Freeeup, has been down to the the unique vetting and recruiting process set up by Nathan and his colleagues to ensure they recruit the top 1% to ensure success for their small business owner clients, with their business growth plan. This has resulted in $1million in payments to freelancers in just the last year, which is no mean feat. We also explore how outsourcing can be a very effective and one of the proven strategies for energising your business. Nathan's entrepreneurial journey started at a very young age. His first real success came in 2009, whilst he was still at University, when he founded his first company, Portlight, which has generated over $5 million in sales and is still operating. It was during his early years at Portlight that he really started to understand why outsourcing fails and how to avoid the pitfalls. He soon realised the negative impact of failing to outsource on his own business growth plan and therefore decided to establish Freeeup. In this episode of 5 key reasons outsourcing fails : 07.00 The entrepreneurial journey 20.50 Setting expectations 21.15 Focusing on what you can control 27.10 The 3-month rule 33.18 Valuable lessons from adversity 36.34 Dealing with rejection In addition to the valuable tips from Nathan about how to avoid the pitfalls of outsourcing, you can also get a gift that he has kindly made available to show listeners - so go check out the interview and claim your gift! The power of outsourcing is also explored in the proven strategies for energising your business. More information on Nathan can be found here. Similar posts await you at our Forum.