Hiring a virtual assistant: Establishing a relationship

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 33 of Kate’s Take.

Have you ever had a job that was in some way, shape or form unfulfilling? You know that dread of going into work because you just know that a, b and c are about to happen?

Maybe your manager drives you up the wall – throwing tasks at you left and right, but never really taking the time to explain anything to you. Then afterwards, they come to you and tell you that you did it wrong. Okay… Back to the blind drawing board!
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Hiring a virtual assistant: What (and how) to delegate

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 32 of Kate’s Take.

In our first post on hiring your virtual assistant we walked through every step of the process, including where you can go to find a virtual assistant, what the interview process is like, and finally, how to feel confident in selecting your top candidate.

This second post in our 3-post series is going to talk about bringing your virtual assistant on board, deciding which tasks you’re going to delegate to them, and finally, going through the training process.
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Hiring a virtual assistant: The process

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 31 of Kate’s Take.

Hiring a virtual assistant can completely change the shape of your business in a lot of ways. I know it did ours.

A virtual assistant can help you become more effective, more efficient, and help you grow your business exponentially. They can also help you get your life back.
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Top 5 things every website needs

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 30 of Kate’s Take.

When you’re getting ready to launch your own business, there are a lot of things going through your mind. Just when you think you’ve got a plan in place that covers everything, you remember one more thing to add to the list.
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Best business advice from entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 27 of Kate’s Take.

Imagine having multiple business mentors – all successful entrepreneurs – who are there to provide you with the best business advice as you embark on your own entrepreneurial journey.

Why the best business advice? Because they’ve been there already. They’ve had that same struggle; they’ve encountered a similar roadblock; they’ve experienced a lot of failures – and they can tell you what they did to successfully move past them.
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How to stop letting excuses hold you back

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 26 of Kate’s Take.

We talk a lot about the things that hold us back from moving forward in life and business – mental roadblocks and excuses as to why we can’t do something or why we aren’t where we thought we’d be.

What if instead of making excuses we started finding ways in which we can tackle the things that are holding us back in order to start doing what we want and bringing ourselves one step closer to where we want to be?
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A stepping stone to your next jumping off point

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 25 of Kate’s Take.

[Two and a half years ago]

I waited patiently for the phone to ring. My heart was beating so hard and so fast that I could feel it in my throat. I tried to control my breathing with the hope that I wouldn’t completely sweat through my blouse… it was, after all, only 10am.
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