Part 3: How to Ensure Great Performance of Your Team Members

So you’ve hired your new assistant and assigned her first few tasks. She’s completed them, and when you review them, you can’t help but feel disappointed with how they turned out. You wonder to yourself, “Did I say something that didn’t make sense or did she just not know how to do what I was asking?” It could be that adequate information wasn’t...

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Part 2: How to Pick the Right Person for Your Team

You’ve put together your job description and potential candidates have started submitting applications for your open position. Now that you have applicants, what are the next best steps for ensuring that you pick the right team member? Tip 1:  Interview all candidates (including ones who will be working with you virtually). Set up a Skype interview to meet...

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Part 1: Do You Want to Delegate Effectively? Here’s Where to Start.

You’ve decided to start building your team and delegating some of the tasks you have on your plate, but you’re not exactly sure where to begin. When you’re looking to hire help, the more specific you are, the better fit you’ll find for exactly what you need. These steps will help make your hiring process easy and delegate effectively! Five Steps to Start...

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How to Delegate Without Adding a Team Member

Is the pain from watching the many balls you’re juggling drop to the ground starting to get to you? Start delegating. Don’t shy away from delegating just because have a small budget. You could delegate many of the tasks you do everyday without spending more than $50 a month. Delegating using the resources you already have is possible, and it doesn’t have to be...

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Listening System for Connecting with Your Customers, Peers, & Industry Insiders

When was the last time you really listened to your customers? I’m not just talking about passive scrolling around on Twitter, but REALLY listening. If you’re like many business owners who get overwhelmed by their daily to-do lists, it’s probably been a while. That being said, you know that listening to your customers and caring about what they’re saying is...

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