How You Resist Expansion Without Even Knowing It

Every one of the most successful and most profitable businesses in the world shares a common theme – delegation. In order to be successful you have to be able to replicate your secret sauce, your successful product or service and to provide the infrastructure and support as you expand. It’s quite simple really and this formula applies to the “one-man” entrepreneur operation...
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InSourcers And The 4 Types Of Virtual Assistants Explained

Companies and individuals who need extra help with creative, technical and/or administrative tasks may hire one or more virtual assistants to assist with it all. The options run the gamut from highly specialised experts who focus on one aspect of the job to “InSourcers or 1nSourcers” who tend to adopt a comprehensive approach to helping a business grow and operate from all corners,...
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Lights, Camera, Action – Hiring A Virtual Assistant As An Event Planner

It is sometimes amazing what we all take on in our daily lives. We have a busy enough schedule as it is when it comes to work commitments and looking after the family, so why is it that we frequently consider ourselves to be a jack of all trades, loading our daily schedules with all kinds of difficult and onerous tasks? A case in point may be an upcoming reunion of some kind. Perhaps it is time...
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Do You Live For Work? – Why It’s Not Sustainable

  What time did your alarm clock go off this morning? Do you even like getting up well before dawn? The chances are if you’re an entrepreneur or in charge of a small business of some kind you have an alarm clock that’s set for 5 AM. It seems that you only had a few hours of much needed rest before that darn clock is rudely awakening you from your slumber, once again. This is a picture...
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Why There Is No Need To Be A Micromanager Anymore

Some small-business owners seem to be wary about hiring virtual assistants of any kind as they feel as if they’re not in control. They do not know what the virtual assistant is doing as they cannot see them and they are simply not sure if they are working to their best ability, or not. This is undoubtedly something to do with the business systems of old. After all, not too long ago it was...
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How To Set Targets And Goals

At the start of a new year, many people focus on achieving New Year’s resolutions.  The excitement picks up as soon as the clock strikes 12!  Unfortunately, a lot of resolutions end up falling by the wayside two weeks into the new year. The reason this happens so often lies in the fact that most people don’t really understand how to set targets and goals for the year ahead. Sure,...
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