VA vs EA, Our POV

What’s the difference? 🤔 In today’s fast-paced business world, the demand for remote assistance has grown significantly. As the landscape evolves, it’s crucial to understand the nuances that distinguish Remote Executive Assistants (EAs) from foreign Virtual Assistants (VAs). We’re here to shed light on the distinctions so you can make […]

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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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🤝 The Thinking Partner You Didn’t Know You Needed 🌟

Entrepreneurs and leaders often feel isolated in their thoughts. A remote EA can serve as a valuable thinking partner, offering feedback, challenging ideas, providing fresh perspectives, aiding in idea implementation, and offering confidential support. Embracing this collaboration can lead to innovation and success in the business world.

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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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