Recognize your strengths and weaknesses

Everyone has areas they excel in and other areas where they have to work just a little harder to achieve success. It is true whether we are looking at business, relationships, or life in general. Knowing your strengths helps you build a buffer zone to compensate for what you may lack. Knowing your weaknesses provides…

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Take stock of your talents

What talents do you have that are not necessarily related to business administration or virtual assistance, but could be used to set yourself apart from other VA’s? For example, perhaps you have a love of photography which could provide an opportunity to take pictures or select photos for a client’s website or promotional materials, or…

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Take stock of your skills

Your skills inventory may be the biggest asset you bring to your business. These factor greatly in to identifying what services you would feel comfortable offering your clients right away, and what services you may want to offer in the future. Consider the skills and knowledge you already have (what you know fairly well and…

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Creating the Foundation for your Business

It is important to create a good foundation for your business by writing a business plan, even if you are the only one who ever reads it. It will help to establish key areas of your business, set goals, and track your progress. Consider your business plan as a roadmap, a tool that will help…

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