Virtual Assistant Course – Module 1

May 14, 2018 12 Comments

This is the first module of the Virtual Assistant Course

ARE YOU READY TO BE A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT?

There are numerous ways you can earn from home and one of the easiest ways is to become a virtual assistant. This job is easy to setup and there is no limit to how much you can make. This is the Virtual Assistant Course – Module 1, I will publish other modules every week. Learn more on the EARN FROM HOME page.

At this stage we will identify your readiness to start a VA business.

What you need

  1. A dedicated note book

Answer the following questions in your notebook

  1. What exactly is your industry? E.g. dressmaking? Legal? Digital marketing? Makeup? Events? Catering? Baking? Etc
  2. Why do you want to become a VA?
  3. What skills do you have?
  4. Do you mind working with your competitors to help them sell better and manage their businesses more efficiently?
  5. Can you comfortably make use of a laptop/desktop computer?
  6. How many hours a day can you commit to VA work?
  7. For how long (days, weeks, months) are you ready to be consistent in marketing your business with or without clients?
  8. Do you have a safety net ( e.g. other means of income, supportive friends or family, etc ) that you can fall back on if you don’t get client on time or if your business fails?
  9. What/who is a virtual assistant?
  10. What does he/she do?

Answer the above questions before the next Module as I will be treating each point in my newsletter of 19th May, 2018.

Do subscribe to my mailing list to receive these breakdown and also gain access to ask questions or suggest improvements for this course.

Would you like to become a virtual assistant? Let me know in the comments.

This post was first published on March 16, 2018 and republished on May 14, 2018.

The next module (Module 2) comes up on May 21, 2018.

Go here to join the Virtual Assistant Course mailing list. Do not miss this step as this is where I will be sending breakdown and other materials for each module.

5 benefits of working in a remote team

March 30, 2018 6 Comments

A remote team is made up of workers who work from different locations to achieve defined organizational objectives.

When you run a remote team, you are able to save huge on office running cost and spend more on the growth of your business and workforce. Below are five other benefits of running a remote team.

1. Increased productivity

Commuting to work especially in congested traffic is capable of affecting your productivity. Also, there is no room for meaningless meetings in a remote team. These two elements – commuting and impulse meetings – sometimes have negative effects on workers’ productivity.

2. Lower costs

A remote team helps you save cost as you won’t have to worry about office space (rent) employee welfare such as healthcare; especially if your workers are freelancers. Even as an employee, you get to save on transport fare or fueling for your car.

3. You get to eat more healthy lunch

Talk about work-life balance par excellence. At times, a hectic work day can make you eat junks because you might get too tired to put a good meal together. Working remotely, usually from your home can help you plan better meals compared to if you had to rush out in the mornings in order to beat heavy traffic and get to work early.

4. Access to diverse talents

When you hire staff from several countries, you open up opportunities for people with several backgrounds and experience to come on-board your team. This is so because your hiring process is not limited by barrier of location.

5. More job gets done

Remove commuting hours, distractions from co-workers or the bustle of the office, then add the concentration you get from working remotely especially from home then you are left with more output at the end of the day.

The above are just few of the numerous benefits of running or working in a remote team. Meet over 10 notable speakers at the Running Remote Conference 2018 who will take you deeper on the journey of remote work. See more info below.


Running Remote Conference 2018

Running Remote Conference 2018 is the world’s largest remote work conference. Come June 2018, all roads will lead to Ubud, Bali in Indonesia where this event will hold. Learn more here.

Do you run a remote team? Would you like to attend this event? Go here to enter my giveaway, you might just win a free ticket to attend.

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