Author Archives: Dean

Day 5: Know Your Role

Okay, we are on the precipice and will soon make the jump from the strategic to the tactical.  However, before we do that I want to make one last effort to solidify the mindset that you need in order to delegate effectively.  That is, rather than thinking like a worker, you need to view yourself…

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Day 4: Finding Your Delegation Targets

Now that you’ve eliminated all of the unnecessary tasks that aren’t worth delegating or doing yourself, you are left with a great list of possible tasks for your Virtual Assistant to complete. Now you should have a much clearer idea of the tasks that are important to your company, and are also preferably things you…

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STBS 015: Two Business Failures You Should Avoid

http://media.blubrry.com/stototallybusinesssavvy/p/s3.amazonaws.com/STBS-Podcast/Episodes/015-STBS-failing-failing-failing.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this podcast I mainly talk about my failures.  Yes, I fail a whole lot.  They are never life threatening, or something that could cause the end of my business, but failures are super stressful and usually result is a lot of money lost. Decision-maker vs. influencer One of…

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How to Tell If You Aren’t Podcasting Enough

I’ve had A LOT of great things happen the past few weeks.  I’ve been interviewed on the virtual assistant podcast, and I have two other podcast interviews coming up.  I’m also developing a couple of products, the first product is an ebook that will complement the “31 Days to Becoming Your Own CEO” course that’s…

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Day 3: Eliminating Unnecessary Tasks

This next part of the 31 day program is extremely crucial.  This part is not just for your virtual assistant, but is also for you.  At the end of this action, you should have 1-3 items that you can give to your virtual assistant that will make you money, and you’ll also get rid of…

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Day 2: Knowing What Tasks to Outsource

By now, you should have a list of things that you think can be outsourced.  It may be time-saving items, but more so you should have items that could potentially make you money (e.g. just as in the post “How to Earn an Extra $600 a Month“). The initial goal we’ll take with this outsourcing…

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