3OUTSOURCING 101

Before we move on, let’s talk about outsourcing basics. I thought about calling this chapter Outsourcing for Dummies, but if you’re reading this book, you’re no dummy. You’re smart enough to find the information you need to free yourself from drudgery and live the lifestyle you want. In the last chapter, we went into detail about outsourcing. You may already be familiar with outsourcing. If so, you can skip this background information and move ahead to Chapter 4, where we talk about how to put this tool to work for your business. But for those who need it, here’s a primer.

WHAT IS OUTSOURCING?

Most of us understand the “what” of outsourcing: outsourcing is a contractual relationship for the provision of business services by an ...

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