The Wilburns have used freelancers in India, Israel, and Britain. (Photo: Dana Smith)
Here is the beginning of a worthwhile article in the current issue of Businessweek called “Mom-and-Pop Multinationals” [ed. note: please allow extra load time, as this link now goes to the Internet Archive]. Ever wondered how much personal outsourcing really costs? How to divide and delegate the various tasks that consume your time? This article includes several useful case studies:
From the outside, the gray Victorian with the stained-glass windows on a gentrified block in Dorchester, Mass., is a typical middle-class dream house. But it also is the headquarters of what you might call a micro-multinational. Randy and Nicola Wilburn run real estate, consulting, design, and baby food companies out of their home. They do it by taking outsourcing to the extreme…
Read the entire article here [ed. note: please allow extra load time, as this link now goes to the Internet Archive]. I was not aware I was featured until my agent sent me the link.
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