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5 Ways to Make the Most of a Virtual Personal Assistant

Personal assistants are not just for business people. Yes you read that right. Everyone needs a helping hand once in a while. No one is an expert at everything. And you only have 24 hours in one day. Whether you are a working mom, a busy professional, a traveler or an entrepreneur, you can take advantage of using an on demand personal assistant once in a while. Wondering how? Here are 5 simple tasks that everyone can.. Read More

How to Delegate More Efficiently

To delegate usually refers to entrusting another to do something. The truth is, besides excellent personal qualities, understanding the importance of delegating and being able to do it well, is a top professional skill of effective and successful individuals. The ability to efficiently delegate can very well make or break any project or business. To enhance your efficiency as a master delegator here are a few simple tips to getting it right. Be.. Read More

Hiring a Virtual Assistant – Is It Worth It?

We’ve talked to a lot of people about their thoughts on hiring an assistant to outsource small tasks and projects, and two of the major points of friction for people are whether it’s worth the trouble to outsource tasks form a to-do list, and also whether the results achieved will be high enough quality and easy to check. Problem 1: Is it worth the time and trouble to outsource my tasks? Delegation is.. Read More

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant

If you’re looking to hire a virtual assistant you have some considerations to make across a few categories: Scope of the Work What types of tasks do you plan on asking your new VA to do? Perhaps you’ll ask your new assistant to do research, set up appointments, do administrative work, figure out travel arrangements and accommodations, work with WordPress, and maybe do some basic Photoshop? While each of these tasks could be done by a.. Read More

How to Securely Share Your Password Using LastPass

Do you want your assistant to log into an account of yours, but you don’t want to give them your password, or create a temporary password that you’ll have to switch back when they’re done? You can do this using LastPass. How does the assistant log into your account without having your password? Once you securely give access to an assistant through LastPass, the assistant uses the LastPass browser extension which automatically fills.. Read More

Getting Started with Perssist: A Beginner’s Guide

What are you going to have Perssist do for you? Consider all the things you need or want to get done. Ask yourself if someone could take care of any of those things remotely. Call customer service Figure out details for an upcoming trip Find a home cleaner Figure out the answer to a question you put off researching Help out with office work like proofing and admin What’s on your to-do list.. Read More

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