3 Pieces of Business to Take Care of From Day 1

This weekend I tackled a big project I’ve been putting off for YEARS - organizing my boys' clothes by size and season. Was this the most exciting way to spend a Saturday - not so much. 

Did I think about all the other things I could be doing while I was sorting and folding - definitely!

Should I have taken the time and been more organized from day one? HECK YES. 

I’m going to be honest here - at the moment it was “easier” and faster to go through my kid’s drawers, gather up everything that didn’t fit and throw it all into a large plastic tub. 

Someone once told me - if you take the “easy way” you’re going to end up doing the work twice - the easy way and then the right way. I don’t want you to look back months or years from now realizing you took the easy way when you started your business.

To save you some time and frustration in the future here are my top 3 recommendation of what you should take care of the “right” way from the get-go: 

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Clients Are Easy to Find

One of the things I hear most is “THERE ARE NO CLIENTS.” Second thing I hear the most “I can’t find clients who want to pay me my rate.” Or I hear “Nobody wants what I’m offering.”

What’s holding you back from connecting with your dream clients, finding the clients who want to pay your rates and discovering the people who want what you are offering mostly has to do with your crappy thoughts about how you can’t find them.

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Turning down a client

One of my social media clients and I were on the phone the other day for our check in call and he told me he recommended me to a fellow Amazon seller.

I was flattered - it always makes me feel good when a client recommends me to someone they know. And it’s how I’ve landed quite a few of my favorite clients! But this new contact - he was not the client for me. Click to learn why it’s okay (even better!) to say no to a potential client that isn’t a good fit.

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The Rule of 15 - How I Manage All the *Important* Things

They say “Being a mom is the hardest job you’ll ever love,” and I wholeheartedly believe that to be true. I also believe with a little change to your thoughts and cutting down the amount of time you think you need to do something is the answer to combat the overwhelm. Yep. I just said it.

The rule of 15 is something I came up with this when I was struggling with “balance.” Click to read more about how to get done allll the things (you want to do ;) )

Are there too many virtual assistants?

I would be willing to bet, if you walked out your door and asked the first person you see, “Do you know what a VA is and what they can do to support a business?” their answer is going to be “no” followed by “tell me more, please!”

So the next time you’re feeling overwhelmed by all of the people commenting on some rando’s Facebook post about needing a VA, take a deep breath and take these steps.

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5 Tips to Start Your Own VA Business

By starting your own VA business, you give yourself the flexibility you crave, the brain challenge you desire and the money that can support your family, and pad your savings. All while working from home, the hours you want to work, and supporting the clients you want to support, doing things you love.

Want my top five tips for starting your own successful VA business? Keep reading!

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