Too Overwhelmed To Think About Hiring – Practical Advice

In the fast-paced business world, feeling swamped with tasks, drowning in emails, and overwhelmed by your to-do list is not uncommon.

But here’s the kicker: Hiring someone might be the key to easing that overwhelming burden.

When I used to think, “I have so much to do, how can I find the time to recruit someone,” I realized I was missing a crucial point. By saying I was too busy to hire, I was essentially saying I couldn’t make myself less busy. 

I made a pivotal decision: I posted a job.

To my surprise, the world didn’t end, and the urgent tasks were still waiting for me the next day, just as they were before. Only now, I have someone to do the other things I need to get done.

The lesson? It takes one bold step to shift from the whirlwind of busyness to a more organized, less overwhelming path.

Hire an OFS (Online Filipino Specialist), and you will be amazed at how much more you can accomplish with their support.

Here’s the best part: it’s not as time-consuming as you might think. Using the simple steps outlined at You will be on your way to having someone to delegate tasks to, making you less busy, and more productive. 

So, if you’ve ever thought, “I’m too busy to hire someone right now”: hit the pause button, and rethink that statement. You might just be holding yourself back from a less overwhelming, more prosperous future.

Our blog has many practical tips like this one. Head on to our outsourcing education page to catch the whole series.

You can also check out how to get started on hiring Rockstar Virtual Assistants.

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About John Jonas

John Jonas is a long-time outsourcing expert and the creator of

Since 2005, John has taught hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs how to profitably delegate to VAs in the Philippines (and get their lives back in the process).

With help from his own VAs based in the Philippines, John has created an outsourcing empire that allows him to work 17 hours/week and to spend most of his time with his wife and 5 kids.

Find John at and Facebook.

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