Got talent? Great! Performing at peak? If you’re not, then you may want to incorporate these 8 habits into your daily routine.
Sometimes all that alone time as a virtual assistant can have a negative effect on your mind. If you can put your mind in a positive place, nothing can keep you down. Below are 5 ways to boost up your positive attitude, no matter the situation.
You might wonder when is the right time to start delegating responsibilities. The answer might be immediately, for some solopreneurs. Just because your company is small enough to be handled by one person, doesn’t mean it needs to be. If you haven’t already started delegating, you need to.
If you aren’t working, you aren’t making money. That’s the express lane to burnout. How can you prevent it or handle it if you’ve already started feeling it? And how can you do so without causing strain on your relationships with your clients? Here are 8 tips to follow when you start feeling like you can’t take it anymore.
Are you buckling under stress and a demanding workload? Are you constantly in a hurry and worried about not having enough time? Are you trying to do everything yourself?
You may think that doing everything yourself ensures that it is done on time, and done well, but you are mistaken. The truth is that by trying to do it all yourself you are not only burning yourself out, but you are also more likely to make mistakes, because of stress.
When you are stressed your productivity decreases and with lower production, you need extra time for quality product. Another way to say the same thing: When you work overtime, you get stressed. It’s a cycle and managing one has the same overall effect of managing the other.
Even for experienced virtual assistants, determining rates can be a tough process filled with doubt and conflict. The key is knowing your market and having rates that are easy to understand. Important considerations for any virtual assistant in determining rates include your experience, what your operating profit needs to be (per hour), and knowing what other virtual assistants are charging in your locale and area of expertise.