The Benefits of Delegating and Outsourcing

When it comes to running your own business, it’s easy to get into the habit of doing everything yourself, simply out of necessity. As the owner of two businesses, I speak from experience – in the beginning I felt like I should be doing everything myself, but I quickly learnt that this isn’t a sustainable way of running a business.

If you want to maximise both your own productivity and your company’s profitability, you need to learn how to let go of that ‘do it all’ attitude and source help… (just like I have!)

Learning to delegate and outsource your work has so many benefits for you, your business and for others involved in your business and personal life. Continue reading “The Benefits of Delegating and Outsourcing”

How many hats should you be wearing?

As a business owner, I know how adept we can all be at balancing our work and home life. Women especially, are known to wear so many different hats, when it comes to our work and home life.  I’ll be giving you some great tips on how to better balance the two different areas, in next week’s blog post. However, this week, I want to help you make a really powerful decision, one that will help you start the year as you mean to go on – and that decision is:

Stop wearing so many hats! Continue reading “How many hats should you be wearing?”

Can a Virtual Assistant really understand my business?

Virtual Assistants (or VA’s) can be a real lifeline to any business. Whether you’re a busy coach or online entrepreneur, a Virtual Assistant can help manage the background elements of your business, giving you the help and freedom to concentrate on growing your business.

However, one of the most commonly asked questions of a Virtual Assistant is “Can a Virtual Assistant really understand MY business?” Continue reading “Can a Virtual Assistant really understand my business?”

How NOT to delegate

It can be really difficult, when you’re working for yourself, to manage everything on your own. Difficult though it seems, we can easily get into the trap of getting used to it… and when it comes to delegating, we struggle to let go and get extra help in.

So if you’ve made the decision to delegate or outsource some of your workload – congratulations on making that decision – but now you need to learn HOW to delegate, as there’s a right and wrong way to delegate! Continue reading “How NOT to delegate”