Once the preparation to hire the VA has been completed, you may begin the interview process. At this point you're aware of what you feel comfortable delegating and have a plan for moving forward.
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Success with a Virtual Assistant must be learned, developed and mastered. To find a successful VA and create a long-term relationship follow these three simple rules:
1. Before hiring a VA organize yourself and figure out what tasks need to be outsourced. Take advantage of tools like Evernote to keep track of daily/weekly tasks. What do you outsource? Here are a few suggestions:
The biggest secret of highly productive people is to delegate the work and avoiding doing everything themselves. Lack of time and knowledge prevents us from finding resources to highly experienced and affordable Virtual Assistants. Like most business owners ,you have a commitment to succeeding at work and life, but the truth is that we struggle in finding TIME to do everything that needs to be done.
As small business owners, hiring full time employees is not always an option due to expenses such as health insurance, worker’s compensation, payroll tax and much more. The other issue is that most entrepreneurs are very talented yet are physically unable to do it all, this can stall business growth.
Growing pains can be a barrier to business growth. It is important to have a contingency plan ready for action as a way to be prepared. What could this growth mean for your business? How will you recognize it? What do these changes mean and include for your business in regard to operation, staffing, and overall business management? To help you get this plan into action and focus on growth here are a few tips to grow your business: