ft Dot Clemens from Dot Rock Consulting
If you’re tired of being the lone ranger in your business and you feel like you could really do with some good help and support… even if it’s just a part-time personal assistant… get ready to do it the badass way.
My guest on this episode is Dot Rock. She is passionate about helping you put on your oxygen mask first, taking care of your passions first, and then making hiring and scaling your business easy. She wants you to be able to live the life of your dreams and help everyone you can… but this begins with you. She’s an expert in helping you take your business to the next level and maximizing your efforts and your output.
Come prepared to be entertained and inspired by Dot’s vibrant energy. Dive into learning to seek support and delegate like a boss. Streamlining can be fun if you add curiosity and accountability into the process!
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Notable quotesWhen you do things that are within your zone of genius you can do it all day every day and it fills up your soul and your energy feels endless. - Dot ClemensClick To Tweet People don't use free resources. Why? Because they're free. There's no accountability there. But when you invest fifteen hundred dollars - or whatever that is for you - you start using it. - Dot ClemensClick To Tweet When you look at your energy and how much time it takes you to do a task that is not within your zone of genius - the things that light you up - it's costing you and your business a lot of money and energy. - Dot ClemensClick To Tweet
In this episode of BadassPreneurs Business School
- The power of staying in your zone of genius.
- Why your first hire should be hiring yourself as your Chief Energy Officer.
- Why it’s not easy first taking care of ourselves before taking care of our family and clients.
- Embracing the idea that it takes a village to run a business.
- The common beliefs that prevent us from hiring the help we need.
- A simple hack to create a job description for someone to do the things you don’t like doing.
- How to hire your first VA.
- Infusing your business with both feminine and masculine qualities.
- How to overcome your internal resistance against hiring help.
- The gift of feedback.
- When the hire doesn’t work, how to make the firing fun.
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Bio and contact details
I am not afraid. I was born to do this. – Joan of Arc
Dot Rock is a CPA, HR Professional and business strategist who helps business owners focus on their passions and leave the minutiae of accounting and HR to the experts.
After earning her BA in Accounting, Dot worked for KPMG International as a financial statement auditor and passed the CPA exam. She served in many top level Finance Director roles and worked in public accounting with Fortune 500 companies before realizing that her true passion was people, not being lost in spreadsheet land. Accounting and HR aren’t rocket science… but Dot was briefly the business manager of a rocket engine test facility. She then became an HR Director and now uses her combined experiences to help businesses thrive. Small businesses often fail because managing people and finances aren’t their jam. This is where Dot excels. With a firsthand understanding of scaling and growth, she works her magic by finding patterns, implementing systems, and interpreting behaviors at work. Dot can truly help you connect the DOTS.
In her spare time, Dot is passionate about CrossFit, outdoor adventures and flying. She’s dynamic and vibrant in every way and will help your business be the same. She also writes a blog: oxygenfirst.com – encouraging everyone to focus on their needs and desires first, before taking care of others.
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