We Can’t Help

We Can’t Help

I hate to break it to you.  Even the most amazing virtual assistant on the planet might not be able to help you. That’s right I said it. And no, I haven’t completely lost my mind. The thing is, dear small business owner, when things stall out, that bottleneck is on...
Time to Delegate

Time to Delegate

Here’s a common scenario I come across in this business: a busy and overwhelmed solopreneur calls me up and I have the solution. So I hook them up with an awesome virtual assistant (US-based, of course). They love their assistant and can’t wait to offload tons of...

Entrepreneurs Cannot Get Sick

Entrepreneurs can never get sick.  Unlike a “job,” a small business owner can’t call a colleague to “cover” for them. It’s your business and it needs you to run efficiently. As much as being a business owner has its perks, it has its downfalls. You could be on top of...
Assumptive Thinking

Assumptive Thinking

Are you an assumptive thinker? Most of the time I’m pretty good at not making assumptions.  And just like everyone else, sometimes I think I know what’s going on and then learn that’s not the case.  Color me enlightened. A few weeks ago I was chatting with...
Hobby or Business?

Hobby or Business?

When it comes to your business, are you all in and fully committed, or is your business more like a hobby? There’s a big difference between businesses that are run like a hobby and businesses that are run like businesses. (Just ask the IRS.)  Your level of...
Saving You Hours

Saving You Hours

If you ask me what I think about the daylight savings time change, I may or may not go into a rant about how I think it’s the most ridiculous idea ever (weeks later, I’m still trying to adjust). There are 24 hours in a day no matter what time the clock...