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Letting Go

When to throw the do-it-yourself mentality out the window.

This story appears in the April 1998 issue of HomeOfficeMag.com.

Experience has taught me many things--among them, stick to what you do best and leave the rest to others. Just because you're an expert in your own sphere doesn't make you an authority in everyone else's.

It may be noble to think we can do it all, but we can't. In fact, we've seen an increasing number of business owners create major problems for themselves by assuming responsibilities that go far beyond their levels of expertise. In an attempt to do it all, "do-it yourselfer" business owners may be doing their businesses in.

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