Multi-VA Business

The impossible deadline…

Have you met the “I need it now!” client?  Invariably they will classify all their work as urgent and expect you to drop whatever you’re doing to sort out their stuff instantaneously – and interrupt you with 43 phone calls until it’s in their hands! Now the weird thing is, these clients are potentially your…

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MultiVA: How to secure the relationship

I had a really sad phone call last week – a VA called me up to ask if I could help her, and unfortunately there wasn’t a lot I could do, as the horse had bolted.  However, she did agree to let me tell her story (anonymously of course) to act as a warning for…

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Book Review: The E Myth

The E Myth This one I think is essential reading for all entrepreneurs – a great present for clients too! Rather than being something to do with online working “The E Myth” refers to the myth that Entrepreneurs are born as fully fledged, gung-ho, marketing geniuses who overfill with creative and visionary ideas. In fact,…

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Book Review: Multi VA Businesses

A multi-VA business is one where the VA has so much work she can’t truly do it all herself and needs to outsource to associates in order to get everything done. Michelle Jamieson’s book is, I believe, the best on the subject.  It asks some really hard questions of you before it gets into the…

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