list (2)Is it more important to do everything “in house” or outsource it in order to get it done?  We often feel that we want to do everything ourselves for many reasons – it gets done the way we want, we don’t want to give in and admit that we don’t have the time or that someone else can do it as well, or we don’t want to spend the money.  All are very valid.  It’s a tough decision to outsource and there are a number of things to think about:

  • Who can do the work they way I’d like to see it done?
  • What is my budget – what can I honestly afford?
  • Is there something else I can outsource in order to get this one project done myself?

What it really comes down to is getting the task done.  Weigh options of in or out – and make the decision that works best for you to get the job completed.

One Small Change

As I sat out on our boat watching my husband guide us through the beautiful Callander Bay, I focused on the ripples of the water as he made slight movements of the tiller. I could barely see his hand move as a spectacular glistening effect occurred behind us. It made me think about how sometimes a small change in our lives can create a beautiful pattern that we might not even see. We often look forward and keep trying to create or struggle through big changes that we forget to look back and see how small changes have made an impact in our lives, or better yet, the lives of others.