January comes with a flood of messages to set goals, make resolutions, establish new routines and, generally make some kind of change. It’s okay to ease into it.
I started working through the book, The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks. It was surprising for me to learn that being a VA is actually my Zone of Excellence. I'm still working on my Zone of Genius.
It is both a blessing and a curse to find a great assistant. When the fit is right, it’s very easy to fall into a place of trust and for a client to relinquish total control to their VA. Many clients forget it’s still their business and they need to know how to manage it, especially when their VA is unavailable.
Many potential clients come to me because they are ready for a change. They’re too busy managing the now to get excited for the future. Or they can imagine their new life, but can’t see the steps to get there. Often there are too many roadblocks in the way to form a clear vision of the future.
When it comes to clutter most people think of physical stuff, but what if I told you that mental stuff can be clutter too? Figuring out your clutter threshold is key to helping you manage your stuff, including your time, energy and resources.
Every day, business owners make difficult choices. It comes with the territory of creating something all our own. One of the biggest risks we take when our load becomes too big is to hire help.
For years as a virtual assistant, I’ve been telling business owners to hire support and hand off tasks that someone can do better, faster, or for less. It was time to walk my talk and follow my own advice.
Spring has sprung. It’s like I've come out of hibernation and can actually focus on my goals again. My mind is already reaching for new ideas, new opportunities, dreaming new dreams, but I still feel like slowing down. Can you relate?
If you keep putting things off until you can do them perfectly, they never get done. It’s true. There is never a perfect time. You will never have the energy. Life will always get in the way. Read on for 3 Tips to Overcome Perfection Paralysis.
Identifying the tolerations in your life and eliminating them can reduce overwhelm and anxiety, give you more energy, create a sense of calm, and un-clutter our mental space.