Great Things Come to Those Who Act

Micah Foster, co-owner, argues that passivity yields little of value, highlighting that all his significant opportunities came from active pursuit. He believes in PSP: pursuing dreams, starting early, and pivoting as needed. Asserting that life is a proactive creation, he encourages self-drive and free will, emphasizing acting—learning, networking, building—while waiting on externalities. “Great things come to those who actively pursue,” he suggests, challenging the notion of passive waiting.

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Problem Presenting vs. Problem Solving

Dream Support advocates for proactive problem-solving, emphasizing that detailing solutions rather than just problems makes one indispensable. Embracing the “Think Before You Speak” philosophy transforms employees into strategic, valuable partners who drive success. By being a proactive problem solver, an individual elevates their role, fostering trust and converting challenges into opportunities for collective achievement.

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Scaling Up and Staying Real

A business founder’s journey transitions from personal client interactions to scaling up, which necessitates delegation. As the company grows, creating “Wow” moments and maintaining a personal touch becomes strategic, ensuring clients feel valued despite less direct contact from the founder. Micah underscores the importance of an Executive Assistant in successfully navigating the growth stages.

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Be Picky About Who You Work With

Reflecting on the first years in business, a professional shares a five-point filter for choosing collaborators: avoid jerks for a positive atmosphere, ensure ethical alignment for smoother cooperation, selectively invest in appreciative relationships, build meaningful connections that extend beyond mere transactions, and value accountability for trust and effective problem-solving. Would you add any criteria to this no-go list for partnerships?

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Destructive Power vs. Constructive Leadership

The text discusses the clash between the “48 Laws of Power” and Servant Leadership, highlighting how destructive power opposes constructive leadership. It emphasizes empowerment over manipulation, collaboration over competition, humility over arrogance, trust over fear, and long-term vision over short-term gains as key principles of constructive leadership and support.

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Unplug with Confidence: Let Your Remote EA Manage Your Inbox While You’re OOO

The importance of disconnecting on vacation and the role of a remote executive assistant (EA) in managing email during time off, allowing for a worry-free break. By setting clear instructions, filtering and prioritizing messages, responding and delegating tasks, triaging and escalating, and maintaining professionalism, the EA ensures uninterrupted communication, enabling true relaxation.

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The Secret to Hiring a Stellar Remote EA: It’s Not About Platforms

When hiring an EA, look beyond technical skills. Focus on qualities like adaptability, curiosity, and problem-solving. A great EA is a continuous learner and resourceful problem-solver. Look for agility and readiness to tackle challenges. Avoid getting caught up in checking off software boxes. Find someone with passion and potential for growth. – Micah Foster

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✈️ Air Traffic Control of Your Business 🌟

Amidst the chaos of business, a remote Executive Assistant acts as the guiding force, coordinating projects, managing schedules, ensuring clear communication, anticipating challenges, and streamlining operations. Comparable to air traffic control, they lead the way for increased productivity and success. -Micah Foster, Co-Owner.

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