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5 Ways to Stay Focused

Do you ever forget you’re not your own audience? Here are 5 ways to remind yourself it’s not about you, so you can keep your focus where it should be: on your customers!

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Improve Productivity by Outsourcing Small Tasks

How many “small” tasks does it take to make one BIG problem? The answer might surprise you… I just finished reading this article about Cheryl Yeoh, a busy entrepreneur and founder of ReclipIt, who recently hired a Virtual Assistant to help her handle a slew of seemingly “small” personal tasks she just couldn’t get to because she was too busy …

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Interviewing Virtual Assistants

When interviewing a Virtual Assistant, assess whether it serves you better to hire a task-doer, or a partner, and if it’s the latter, ask the right questions to find someone who cares about your long-term success, perhaps even someone whose own success as a VA depends upon the quality of the relationship you’ll build together. Virtual needn’t mean “temporary.”

 

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Entrepreneurs: Are You Ready to Do Your Taxes?

Yeah, I know it’s the Holiday season, and everyone is focused on spending money on gifts, not getting ready for tax season. But January 1st is just around the corner, and these last few weeks of 2014 may be your last chance to get ready to do your taxes properly! Confession: I didn’t really set out to write a blog …