Never Hire Friends in Your Business
Never hire friends to help you with your business. The biggest reason is that you need to be able to go off and discipline someone who is not doing the work and it’s very difficult to do that with people you have befriended. I’m gonna give you a bit of great advice to save yourself from a stressful event. Never hire friends. I have learned in the 23 years that I have been in business that there is an expectation, a level of disrespect and an extremely uncomfortable price to pay when you do. Here are the reasons that you should always reconsider before making the mistake.
1. When Emotion is Involved, Poor Decisions are Made
You are trying to help them but are they trying to help themselves? If your reason for hiring a friend is to help them financially instead of loaning them money you may never get back, you are making a mistake. you should be helping YOURSELF first THEN helping them not the other way around. (click “Next” below to see next segment)
2. Friends Know your Weaknesses
And they will use them against you in business. They don’t think it’s malicious but you will.