Category Archives: Project Management

Day #22: Passive Income with Your Virtual Assistant

The highest summit of delegation is finding a way to make passive income with your virtual assistant.  Now, I have to admit that I am new to this aspect of delegating, but it is very possible to take the talents and skills of your virtual assistant and use them to create products that you can…

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018 STBS: Project Management Tools for Virtual Assistants

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/018-STBS-Virtual-Assistant-Project-Management.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode, I answer a question from Doug Noble from Noble Ride Bells.  Doug asks about what project management tools are good for virtual assistants. Building a foundation Rather than just going full-bore into a project management system with your VAs, I would highly suggest using something like…

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Day #19: Quality Control

Now that the project is underway and you are managing the work being, without a doubt you’ll run into situations in which your virtual assistant does something the wrong way.  It’s okay, it’s your job to get them back on track.  Here are some quick tips to do that. They don’t think like you do…

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Day #18: Managing the Project

You don’t need to be a PMP to manage a project using a virtual assistant.  Although it may seem daunting at first, It’s actually really easy (as long as you’ve completed the design process). Establish a baseline of fall-back tasks While your main goal is to get the project done, sometimes you’ll run into pauses…

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Day #17: Starting the Project

Proposals are signed, your client is ready to move forward, now comes one of the most important pieces of the puzzle.  If you mess this up, it could mean the difference between making money or losing it.  Remember, your virtual assistants rely on you to have the plan ready. Success comes at the beginning In…

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016 STBS: Tasking Your VA and Getting Started in Business

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/016-STBS-Tasks-and-Starting-a-Biz.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOh happy day!  In this podcast I received two questions (which are always welcomed and appreciated).   The first question was from Abner from The Entrepreneurial Life (great podcast, by the way), in which he asked about what were the most important steps in getting started in any business.  The…

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