How much is it worth outsourcing household tasks to you Think about it this way – if you earn 50 Euro an hour and sacrificing work or personal time to do chores and errands, wouldn’t you be better off paying 25 Euro to outsource the monotonous things? The difference is effectively 75 Euro per hour – not just the 50 Euro per hour in productivity now lost, but the additional opportunity cost of 25 Euro.
We spend over 1/3 of our lives at work for up to 40-50 years. Sometimes we work in careers or functions we don’t like, to earn money. Some people earn just enough to cover the basics – food, rent, clothing. But the vast majority earns more money than needed, which we more often spend on luxury items. These luxury items – watches, handbags, cars, and other signs of wealth – are often seen as the measure of success. The bigger our house or more expensive our car, the more successful we are. The more luxury things we buy, generally the more we have to work to afford more of them.
An old German proverb states “Order is half of life.” We at Ruby Helps agree – good housekeeping is a cornerstone of a structured life and has to be done at least once a week. But you’re busy and want to spend time doing the things you love, right? Our personal assistant Ruby can take care of the tidying for you. Then, over the next six days, things seem to find their natural way back to the floor. Because we can’t be structured and neat every day of the week – Ruby and the tidy home go hand in hand.
Allow me to introduce myself. I’m your personal assistant Ruby and I will change your life. Need more time for the important things in life? Looking for regular, reliable, friendly and energetic help at home? We’re there for you.
Researchers summarized that buying time makes us happier than material things. In a world of stress and time scarcity, it can help to outsource daily tasks in order to have more personal time for beautiful things.