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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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Make Delegating Your Superpower

Delegating counts as a superpower because it’s hard to do, especially for the type of driven, dynamic, self-motivated people who go into business for themselves. At the same time, when your power is only as great as your ability to do productive work, the inability to delegate can turn you into your own arch-nemesis, draining your power, and putting your productivity at risk.

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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.”