The Easiest Way to Simplify Your Life
If you’ve clicked on this blog, you’ve probably figured out that life can be pretty complex. Keeping to responsibilities as well as finding time to do what you love just isn’t easy, or even possible for some.
While that may be true, there are things you can do to simplify your life. According to Entrepreneur Magazine, one can simplify their life in these ways:
- Consolidate and automate
- Organize your work
- Seek help
For this blog post, we will zoom in on point number 4—seeking help.
Why help is important
Reliable, skilled and competent office support is important for business growth. A secretary can help you keep to your schedule and manage the front office, but what about the day-to-day support that you need? Things such as:
- Email management
- Client management
- Staff management
- Social media
- Event planning
- Blogs, newsletters and website management
So many of these tasks are either taken up by business owners themselves or handed over to the office secretary. This means time take away from priority tasks or large-scale projects.
When companies withhold on proper office support, the results are often problematic. Your secretary may not be skilled to manage email or social media, and if you give her these tasks, she can cause a much bigger mess.
Here’s what you need: An outsourced admin specialist or virtual assistant
Virtual assistants (VA’s) are generally work-from-home assistants who help businesses who otherwise can’t afford a full-time in-house employee, or who want a flexible assistant. VA’s are beneficial for the following reasons:
- They manage their own time and schedule
- They are highly skilled individuals, often coming out of a highly successful corporate career
- You can pay them by the hour or per project
- You can work with them when you need them
For potential clients looking for a part-time home-based secretary, a virtual assistant, personal assistant or even a full blown virtual office, our directory provides an online source of contacts. Each listing provides details of the services offered by each assistant, their contact details and links to their web site where appropriate. There is also the added assurance that each virtual assistant listed agrees to adhere to the associations Code of Conduct.
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