Delegate, Focus, and GROW Your Business

What Qualities Make an Excellent Virtual Assistant?

With the availability of Virtual Assistants on the rise, it can be difficult to choose exactly which one is right for you. A good virtual assistant can take hours off your working week and help you to run a more efficient business. If you are considering hiring a Virtual Assistant to help you manage your workload, here are a few important qualities to consider.

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Why Hire Multiple Virtual Assistants?

The reasons for hiring multiple virtual assistants begins with the same reasons you hire your first one. You want to be more productive, work less, see more, have more personal time, and still build your company. Delegating the mundane tasks to an assistant gives you the freedom to do what they can’t. This includes selling, creating product and strategic thinking and acting. You can even use a virtual assistant for organizing connections and resources, scheduling and editing or proofing your own writing. What additional reasons would you have to multiple virtual assistants?

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How to Delegate Tasks Effectively

You can only be in one place at a time, and your time as a leader in your organization is best spent doing what others can’t. So why do many leaders busy themselves with the minutia and daily tasks of the day? A leader must learn what they aren’t good at as well as what jobs unnecessarily take up their time. This knowledge gives us the basis to know what to delegate to keep your time reserved for strategic thinking and acting. Delegating to others can maximize what gets done and is a key to maximizing your own productivity.

Here are a few tips to delegating tasks effectively:

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Why Taking That Service Course Is a Waste of Your Time

Many businesses may be satisfied with providing a “good” service. However, to make your business really stand out, you need to ensure that you are a cut above the rest. If you are looking for ways to improve the service you provide and really lift your business up into the lofty heights of “First Class”, then here are some tips that will help.

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Elements of a Great Content Calendar

Any business marketing strategy includes the ability to control and maintain fresh content for your website and unified marketing message. A great way to avoid stagnate or repetitive information and messaging is to create a content calendar. Having a content calendar creates a plan to follow which can make being organized and intentional about your message much easier. This becomes a shared resource for anyone in your organization to plan their own messaging according to the larger common theme or event and ultimately the overall brand and vision of your organization. Using a calendar format rather than a subject list provides a quick visual aid which allows planning content around events, exposes thin content gaps, and gives a heads up for deadlines.  There are several elements that every great content calendar should have:

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Why You Should Consider Hiring a Virtual Assistant Around the Holidays

The holidays can be a magical, family-oriented time of year—but they can also be crazy busy, stressful, and a little bit overwhelming. When all of the holiday parties and events start to pile up, it can become difficult to fit everything in at work and things may start to pile up.

To get you through the holiday season, you should consider hiring a virtual assistant to help you tie up the loose ends at the end of the year and get prepared for the next quarter. Here are a few more reasons why you should consider hiring a virtual assistant around the holidays.

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