You can’t make it on your own, and that’s not a putdown. It’s reality. And the bigger your goals, the more help you’re going to need in reaching them. In the corporate world, I relied heavily on my executive assistants. When I struck out on my own, I thought I could manage without one. Crazy. […]
Why Everything Is Awesome When You’re Leading a Team
If you’re trying to build a business, a platform, or just a better mousetrap, it’s a lot easier to hit your goals if you have a team behind you. When I left Thomas Nelson to start speaking and writing full time, I was mostly on my own. I had a speaking agent to help coordinate […]
The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make With Executive Assistants
I’ve worked with several executive assistants over the years, and I have found it is a make-or-break relationship when it comes to my success. Think about it: None of us can do it all on our own. We need to bring others into our work to help us succeed in it. And the bigger the […]
The 10 Most Common Objections to Hiring a Virtual Assistant
When I talk to other leaders about hiring a virtual assistant, they are often skeptical. Here are my answers to the most common objections.
My Experience Using a Virtual Assistant
I have been using a virtual assistant now for nine months. It has been a great solution for me. Here’s how it has worked.
Should You Consider Hiring a Virtual Assistant?
Feeling overwhelmed by administrative detail? No time left to give to your most important tasks? Maybe it’s time to consider a part-time, virtual assistant.
Are You Tired of Feeling Overwhelmed?
Are you feeling overwhelmed with work? I was, too. Last week, I finally decided to take these seven steps to take back control.