The Worst Misconceptions About Working With VAs

It’s difficult for us to see the thoughtless and often-times brainless comments people make based on their misconceptions about working with VAs. We say thoughtless and brainless because we believe if they gave it just a bit of noodling, they’d choose to...

The Best Time to Work With a Virtual Assistant

I’m often asked the question about “how to know the best time to work with a virtual assistant.” My answer has been the same for 20+ years: If you’re asking now, the time was long ago.  That’s some real truth, right there. If you get quiet and honest with yourself...

Professionalism: Focus Solely on What it Means to You

I’ve been asked recently if VAs shouldn’t be more professional, or display greater professionalism. What a great topic that is, and I thought I’d take it on and see if I can help in how you’re thinking about it. Let’s start with what professionalism is. The simple...

Focus on Context For Remarkable Results From Your VA

I realized this morning that something I’ve mentioned many times but not really ‘splained is the importance of giving your VA context for everything you do and want her to do for you. Context is a specific path to getting remarkable results from your virtual...