PODCAST – Tristan’s Top 7 Steps to Building Your Support Team

Building a support team that you can outsource to for your business will be one of the biggest leaps of faith you will ever make in your career as an entrepreneur. Yet, it’s absolutely essential to your continued success.

Every business owner hits a point where they can’t keep up with the thousands of tasks and to-dos. This is when you need to shift into CEO mode and start building a support team that can help you focus on your zone of genius.

Aka, shifting from the mindset of an employee to CEO.

In this solo-cast, Tristan walks you through the 7 steps that you need to take in order to build a support team that has your back and helps you scale with ease.

Click here to listen to the full episode on Apple Podcasts!

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Here’s a taste of the topics Tristan walks you through in this episode: 

How to Figure Out Your First Hire to Build Your Support Team

  • Highlight the things that only YOU can do as the visionary 
  • Categorize the other tasks by
    • Marketing
      • Copywriting
      • Ads
    • Systems
      • Funnels
      • Automation 
      • Invoicing 
    • Design
      • Graphics
      • Brand identity 
    • Website 
    • Sales
    • Social Media

Which Role to Hire First for Your Support Team

  • Hire a VA first
    • Tech VA
    • Design VA
    • Marketing VA
    • Social media VA
  • Hire a bookkeeper and CPA
  • Then consider hiring an OBM or integrator
  • Determine the scope of your hire
    • Determine if this will be a short term or long hire
    • Set up team communications
    • Create a way to share task management
    • Set up brand guidelines and SOPs (if you have them)
    • Assess your finances and make sure that you have the consistent income to pay out your team
    • Can I subcontract instead of hire as an employee?

Set Up Effective Communication with Your Support Team

  • Have a kick-off call and keep the channels of communication open at all times
  • Ensure consistent work for your team by staying ahead of your goals
  • Cultivate the skill of giving effective feedback 
  • Thank your support team at every chance you get

How to Be a Better CEO When Building Your Support Team

  • Be prepared for your team to grow and evolve
  • Some will stay, and some will go. So make sure you have systems in place to easily onboard new team members

Click here to listen to the full episode on Apple Podcasts!

This image features Tristan Thibodeau, the host of this podcast episode

Connect with the Host:

Tristan Thibodeau is the founder of Wild Womn Haus and is a brand strategist for entrepreneurs in the wellness, beauty, and lifestyle brand industries. 

She specializes in helping companies create and maintain their image. She works with market research, industry analysis, and consumer trends to offer strategic insights for brands so that they can enhance their marketing efforts and grow their bottom line.
Follow her on Instagram @tristan.wildwomnhaus and follow the agency on Instagram @wildwomnhaus and TikTok @tristan.wildwomnhaus!

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