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On this episode we interview Laura Elkaslassy and explore making a first hire. Laura shares details on why we should delay on hiring the first person until we totally have down our expectations for the role this person will serve. and the methodology for bringing on the best. Sometimes even with all the planning in place, we still make a bad choice. Laura shares a specific strategy for when all the things we’ve planned out for our new hire don’t work out and shows us exactly what to do. Welcome to episode 84 of the Grow My Accounting Practice.
Laura has over ten years experience in finance and bookkeeping, and she’s passionate about connecting with people to create community and support.
She enjoys feeling proud of her clients, their business successes, and helping them to continue to make a positive difference in the world.
Laura believes in the importance of doing what you love and sustaining a sense of fulfillment. By developing skills to gain control your business finances, you’ll create more time to work ON your business rather than IN it.
Laura is mum to a gorgeous little boy, and enjoys supporting other mums, but works with, supports and educates business owners from all walks of life. In her spare time, Laura enjoys Israeli dancing, a great coffee and reading.
Having lived in different parts of the world and traveled widely, she speaks English, Hebrew and Italian fluently.
Laura values sharing her life experiences and lessons, including her own experiences with debt and how she started again with nothing after living in Italy and Israel.
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