For months now, I’ve been swamped with tasks that are not creative or interesting. Things like submitting my art to various social websites and online stores, creating design previews, finding where my designs are sold illegally, sending DMCA takedown notices. What I enjoy doing the most is drawing and making games. But will all those other tasks I have had little time for that.
A week ago, I sort of hired a part-time assistant. We will see how it goes. I had never thought I would need an assistant. And I am not sure I can afford one. But I delegated most of my boring tasks that I hated doing and she has dealt with them much faster than I could. And she said she liked the tasks!
Incidentally, a few days ago David Perell posted a video, “How to Work with a Personal Assistant” with some advice. If you are thinking of hiring an assistant, it’s worth watching: