Why the Kiwi DIY attitude doesn't always work

Oct 06, 2019

We're Kiwi's, we love doing things ourselves. 
Why pay someone to do something, when we can just get it done ourselves? 

Especially when we're short on cash flow- it doesn't make sense to pay people to do things we can do- am I right? 

To answer this fairly, we have to take a look at both sides of the argument. 

YES, you can (and should) do many things yourself in business. 
It means you stay in control, it encourages you to learn and upskill in areas, and it can save you money on some things. (which is crucial when you're in start-up mode!)

So why is there even a NO answer to this question? 

Doing things yourself can cost you more
(Ouch, that truth bomb stings a little)

Firstly, you can take too long to do things.
You can end up spending 3-6 months trying to complete something that you could pay someone $50-100 to do.
Time is money and when you look at the big picture- spending the money upfront to get things in motion is a cheaper option.
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