Category Archive for: ‘Delegation’

Essential Background Information

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Do you view a virtual assistant (VA) as a secretary to give projects to that are too boring and unimportant to merit your own attention? You need to remember that a VA is a business owner themselves and therefore not your average secretary or administration assistant. This is one of the major advantages of using the services of a VA …

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Realistic Expectations

Expectations Resized

So, you’ve made the decision to use the services of a virtual assistant (VA) to provide some support to your business. In order to get your working relationship off to a good start you should consider the following: Allow for a settling-in period In the business world when an executive employs a new personal assistant there will inevitably be a …

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The Art of Delegation

Delegation Resized

Do you find yourself agreeing in principle that using the services of a virtual assistant (VA) is a good idea but just don’t know how to get the process started? Comments that I often hear are “What would I give a virtual assistant to do?”, or “How would I go about working with someone virtually?” Effective delegation does not come …

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Effective Communication


Good, effective communication is the key to a successful, working relationship with your virtual assistant (VA). In order to achieve this you need to focus on two areas: the frequency of the communication and its quality. Frequency Your VA cannot simply pop their head around your office door whenever they need to ask a question about a piece of work …

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