E148 – Don’t Break the Bank: Spending Smart on Entrepreneurial Services | with Elena Rahrig
Elena Rahrig is the founder and CEO of Transform International, where she helps clients find their voice and get it heard on speaking stages. In short, she helps a wide variety of people put themselves out there. Now, she’s here to tell One Big Tip listeners that there’s no need to spend thousands of dollars on entrepreneurial services.
Elena has learned from firsthand experience that the key to success isn’t to spend a bunch of money on services you may think you need. In fact, she’s spent over $50,000 only to find out that much of what it went towards were things she didn’t need at all.
Elena says the trick to making smart decisions with your money when it comes to entrepreneurial services is to stop buying solely out of excitement and emotion; do your research and make sure you trust the person you’re buying from. In this episode, she breaks it all down so that you’ll be able to feel confident about what you’re spending your money on – and spend a lot less of it!
In this episode:
[1:52] Elena gives a look at her background, how it led her to found Transform International, and how she helps a range of people transform their businesses into empires.
[5:41] We break into Elena’s One Big Tip: Don’t spend thousands of dollars on entrepreneurial services! Elena shares her own trials and experiences with this.
[8:15] How do you know when a service is worth spending money on? Don’t just buy out of excitement – Elena says the key is to trust who you’re buying from.
[9:36] Elena says you should never hire someone without asking for a way to contact at least one person who has left them a review – this will ensure you know what you’re buying.
[12:25] Elena discusses the importance of looking past someone’s online presence and getting proof of the quality of their services.
[14:24] Elena explains how she leads clients at Transform International to the highest amount of professionalism, integrity, and quality.
[19:20] Elena shares how she works with clients who are lacking certain skills that may be holding them back.