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QUIZ: Are You Ready for an Assistant?

 Hiring an assistant can be an excellent business move, but careful planning is critical. Take this quiz to find out if you’re fully prepared to bring an assistant on board.

1.I firmly believe in the adage, “If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.”
Yes
No


2.I use a checklist system for organizing my listings and keeping track of ongoing transactions.
Yes
No


3.My daily schedule is fairly organized, and people can easily find out where I am.
Yes
No


4.I will wait until after I’ve hired an assistant to determine which tasks to delegate.
Yes
No


5.I have one hour per day that I can devote to training an assistant.
Yes
No


6 .I hold high expectations for the people with whom I work.
Yes
No


7 .My ideal assistant would remind me of myself, with similar skill sets, strengths, and career goals.
Yes
No


8 .I know how profitable I am on a monthly basis.
Yes
No


9 .I already have talked with my broker about hiring an assistant.
Yes
No


10.I have already thought about how and when I will provide feedback to my assistant.
Yes
No