Really busy? Really unproductive. How learning to FOCUS can help.

Click here to listen to the audio version of this post, Episode 37 of Kate’s Take.

A few months ago I was sitting at my desk, clacking away on my Mac. This particular morning wasn’t too different from any other morning, I suppose. I was working on writing an article, hopping around the Internet making my usual stops on my favorite industry blogs and online magazines…

It was only 9:04am, but man, it was shaping up to be a busy day!
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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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