February 26, 2017

5 Reasons People Fail With VAs & How to Fix It with Barbara Turley

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You know as every startup knows, there is so much to do. And so many times, we try to do it all ourselves because we cannot afford to hire staff or we cannot find the right people. But actually, virtual assistants and outsourcing when you get it right, can be a real game-changer for any startup.

Key Points in the Conversation with Stage One Startup:
  • Challenges that business owners face
  • What a VA can really do
  • Being clear to what tasks to delegate and skillsets you need for your business plans
  • The number of VAs you need and what a general VA can do
  • Training and onboarding requirements
  • Letting the team know where the business is going
  • A virtual assistant is an assistant, not a business strategist
  • Layout task that has to happen in a quarter
  • People will pay money to solve a problem
  • Creating systems and processes, and continuously look at your processes to spot gaps that may cause mistakes
  • How creating a clear recurring tasks list helps your business moving
  • Clear and open communication, and reporting channels
  • Recruiting, Training and Managing virtual assistants

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