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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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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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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