Delegate, Focus, and GROW Your Business

Why You Need a Business Manager

What do you do when everything is a priority? You have critical tasks that need to be completed, yet can’t seem to get them done. As you focus on one issue another one pops up. It’s a juggling act and it can get very stressful. Stress is proven to be detrimental to your health, so do yourself and your business a favor and get a business manager.

Skilled Business Managers

The role is challenging and comes with incredible responsibility. You might not realize all of the skill that goes into being a business manager. You have to make decisions quickly, recognizing individual strengths and weaknesses. Multi-tasking, leadership skills, providing motivation, communicating well and developing your teams’ skills are all a part of the business manager role. They have to look at your business with a birds-eye view and coordinate everyone’s efforts until it cumulates in completion of the goal.

Finding the right person might not be an easy task. As you can see, it’s not a role someone can just slide into without experience. You need a business manager, but don’t know where to start? Consider using a virtual assistant. You can try them out without having to worry about additional overhead.

How a Business Manager Can Help You

In addition to taking charge and delegating for you, a business manager should be able to do all of these things:

  • Oversee a product launch (marketing a new product or service) or rebranding
  • Manage the start-up tasks to get the business running
  • Direct a team of virtual staff
  • Create and execute business plans and social media
  • Organizes your website development/re-development
  • Delivers various performance reports

Comes with Education

Business managers are problem solvers. Their experience leads to strategies designed to overcome any obstacles standing in the way of the goals that have been set. Most business managers have a bachelor’s degree or above so in addition to being experienced, they are highly educated as well, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Partner in Success

While you are busy with other aspects of the business, you’ll have peace of mind knowing someone is at the helm, navigating in the direction you want to go in and keeping track of financial goals. Basically, your business manager takes your idea as an unformed clump of clay and narrows it down to its most intricate form of completion. Utilizing planning, organizing, staffing and directing skills, your business manager can be your partner in success.

photo credit: Tetsumo

Posted on February 19th, 2019 by Rachel Braam, Office Manager

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