EP. 030 Escape the Staff Augmentation Abyss

podcast Oct 07, 2021
 
 
Staff augmentation is the use of outside personnel temporarily to augment the capacity of your organization. While this is a powerful tool for many organizations to have in their arsenal, it’s not beneficial for you as an independent consultant to build your business from staff augmentation roles. The reason is those staff augmentation roles are almost always paid based on the amount of time worked, and these roles typically lead to overworking and commoditized rates.  

When you’re stuck taking staff aug and contract roles, you're not creating the business model that's leading you to the income and independence and the impact that you wanted to cultivate when you started your business in the first place. 
 
Listen in as I share with you how to get out of the staff augmentation abyss and into the business owner zone, where you can create the business, schedule, and income you desire.

On this episode, I discuss: 
[01:25] What is the staff augmentation abyss
[08:43] The five red herrings (main reasons) why you think that you may fall into a staff augmentation abyss
[16:18] The real root cause of the staff augmentation abyss
[21:55] How to escape the staff augmentation abyss

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