Every so often, I'll encounter a person who hasn't yet had the opportunity to interact with a digital team member. They simply don't realize all of the time that they could gain back or all of the benefits associated with hiring a virtual assistant or other members of their digital team. You may be wondering whether outsourcing is right for you or not. The truth is that any individual who has a limited amount of time (which is everyone, by the way) can benefit from having a virtual assistant.Read More
Unfortunately, it goes without saying that there will be some point in time when you'll need to let someone from your team go. Over the course of my outsourcing experience, I have interacted with plenty of people who, for better or worse, have gone on to other projects. In some instances, the contract concluded naturally or they were moving on to a different chapter in their life, offering services that I didn't need or transitioning into being a full-time stay-at-home mom. In other cases, however, I was the one who was cutting the cord after a bad experience or deciding that I no longer needed the help. If this is a situation that you are in at the moment, this post is all about the common mistakes that need to be avoided.Read More
Digital teams are often made up of people with varying backgrounds and skill sets, which in turn makes it difficult to keep everyone engaged, productive and guided toward your biz goals. This week's video goes into the value of regularly checking in with your team as a means to this end.Read More
The process of hiring someone onto your digital team should be managed with the same care and due diligence that you would expect in a traditional hiring situation, and checking for references is just one in a series of steps that shouldn’t be missed.
Reference checks are a great way to get to know your candidates better. In this video, I talk about the importance of asking the right questions with exactly this in mind.Read More
Wouldn't it be amazing if you could get ahead of your to-do list, know exactly what's on your (and your digital team’s) plate and even have the capacity to plan ahead a few months?
With this one planning tool - you can!
This video recording will introduce you to my Friday Review System. In it, I take you through how I plan task assignments and project deliveries in my own business, and keep myself and my team accountable.Read More