outsourcing to a VA

Business Change Strategy

Your business is booming and you’ve taken on employees….fantastic!! But as your business grows even more do you find that you’re moving your employees around to fill the gaps and thus leaving other aspects of the business open to neglect?

I was chatting with a business last week about this very same scenario. Their business […]

Size really doesn’t matter!

That’s right, size really doesn’t matter! I was chatting with someone on twitter recently and they said “oh I’m not big enough yet to outsource”.  But is that the right way to think about it?  So, it got me thinking.  When should you consider outsourcing?

Let’s go back to basics.

You made the decision to set […]

Outsourcing; when there aren’t enough hours in the day

(Part two)…

You know you need to tackle your admin but there just aren’t enough hours in the day.  What do you do?  Do you struggle on, working day and night and/or weekends or do you look for someone to help you?  You don’t want to employ an assistant so you opt for outsourcing to a Virtual […]

Outsourcing; when there aren’t enough hours in the day

Your business is booming.  You know you need to tackle your admin but there just aren’t enough hours in the day.  What would be the consequences if you continued to work day-in-day-out, seven days a week?  What do you do?  Do you struggle on, working day and night and/or weekends or do you look […]

Delegating; it’s easier to do it myself

Quite often the thought is “it’s easier to do it myself”.  What am I talking about?  I’m talking about delegating.

One of the hardest things to do when you’re running a micro/small business is delegating tasks to someone else.  By the time you’ve told the person what to do and how to do it then […]

I’m rubbish at diary management!

“I’m rubbish at diary management”.  That’s what my prospects tell me when we meet up for a chat to discuss their admin headaches.

Well, lucky for them, I’m very good at diary management. I’m not being big-headed, I can say it because that’s what my clients tell me after we’ve been working together for a […]

Crack open the Champagne!

Yes indeed, cake and champagne all round!  Why?

Well, The Admin Doctor is 5 years old today!  I really can’t believe where the time has gone, it really has flown by.  A lot has changed since I opened my doors on the 1st May 2007 and I’ve loved every minute of it.  Mind you, it […]