Tag: professional development

20 Things Learned: This is a Service Industry

Providing excellent service in the virtual assistant industry - eSOS

Lesson 16: Remember you are in a service industry. Remember you are providing a service – by which I mean we are in technically a ‘service industry’. After all our primary goal is to solve problems for clients. So you cannot help the client who calls you? Send them to someone who can – let them know…Read more

20 Things Learned: Research Your Trainer

Trainer research: finding the best fit, evaluating suitability, making informed decisions, and maximising training investment

Lesson 8: Research your trainer! If you are the sort of person who likes training – and training is good – especially ongoing professional development – make sure you research your trainer! There are so many trainers out there now promising they can show you how you can make $10,000 in your first month or be a…Read more

20 Things Learned: Not a Hobby

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Lesson 1: Being a VA is not a hobby or a side hustle. It’s a business – with all that entails! The first thing I’ve learned in this business – being a VA is NOT a hobby or a ‘side hustle’. It’s not a way to make easy money. It’s a business – with all…Read more