The One Key to My Personal and Business Success (and my Sanity!)

Throughout my 20s, I was laser focused on building my business. This meant all my resources were poured into my venture. There was one thing I wasn’t willing to sacrifice though, and that’s the quality of food I’d eat. You hear it all the time – stories of entrepreneurs living off dollar pizza and ramen for years on end just so they could get their business off the ground. I was never one of those people. I valued my health way too much. Plus, I believed that the better I felt, the more I’d get done. The irony is that […]

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E-mail Hacks to Effectively Organize Your Inbox

One of the most common means to communicate online is through e-mails. John knows this too well. This is one of the reasons he hired his new virtual assistant. Things are now going smoothly as far as answering e-mails are concerned. John can take care of his business while his assistant ensures that every e-mail is answered adequately. However, as his business began to gain traction over the last few months, the e-mail bulk started piling up faster than his VA could accommodate. His VA should answer at least 80 e-mails per day. In some cases, she was able to […]

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Dedicated Assistant Guide: Done vs. Perfect

Charlie is a very busy CEO. Aside from juggling with management-related tasks, he also attends graduate studies to further boost his arsenal of skills and expertise. Being a working student brings about a lot of sleep-deprived nights and a lot of caffeine-boosted mornings and evenings. He finally tried to snap out of the cycle and hired Warren, a dedicated assistant, to help him. Having Warren on the team is one of the best decisions that Charlie has made since building his company. He was able to take a lot of things off his plate in a breeze and seems to […]

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Practical Tips that can Make You Effectively Delegate to Your Dedicated Assistant

No matter your intention, delegation is easier said than done. It doesn’t just mean you have to distribute work that you hate to your dedicated assistant; in fact, how you delegate is sometimes considered an art. When delegating is done correctly, it can pave the way to more tasks getting done within a day without you technically completing them yourself. Why Delegate to Your Dedicated Assistant? One common mindset business managers have with delegation is it’s simply passing off random pieces of work to their VA. When done this way, delegating becomes a constant cycle of trial-and-error. Here are some […]

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The Power of Delegation: How to Live a Fuller Life

  To live a truly meaningful life, you need freedom of time. What’s the use of having money if you don’t get enough time to spend it on the things you enjoy doing? Sure, you have adorable kids and a loving partner. Then again, do you have enough free time to cherish their presence? Whatever it is that matters to you, you need time to fully enjoy it. Everyone gets the same number of hours in a day. But not everybody gets the same value out of it. The key is to develop the skills that will allow you to […]

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