Business Owners, If you find that you are doing too much by yourself, or you're spending hours working on a large number of different projects, this is a
sign that you will need to begin delegating tasks to a Virtual
Support Consultant
.

If you are a business owner, youshould be well aware of the fact that

yourbusiness isn't one job. It is multiple jobs, and it may be your
responsibility to handle a large number of different issues. If you are
an Entrepreneur, you are
probably acting as the accountant,
sales
person, marketing expert, and
product designer; Wearing all the hats. Even if you are at the point
where you are still
working alone, you will eventually need to delegate some of these tasks
to another person if want to become better a managing your time. The
reason for this is because it is difficult to excel at multiple things
simultaneously. If you can do it for a short period of time, you may be
prone to exhaustion or burn out.

If you become exhausted, your body may force you to stop, and this will


destroy your productivity. To delegate, you will need to
become skilled
at letting other people assist you with your tasks. When you learn to
properly delegate tasks, you will free up the time to put your energy
into things that are extremely important. By doing this, you will become
better at managing your time, and you will increase the success of your
business. However, many small business people who work alone are afraid
to delegate tasks. Perhaps you've tried it before, and were burned by
an employee.

It may be that you feel that you can't depend on anyone to get the task


done correctly. If you are afraid to delegate tasks, this
means that you
may be afraid of losing control of your operation. Granted, there are
some risks involved with hiring a second person to work for you.
However, it is your business, and you are the one who should have the
final say about any task that is completed by someone you hire. Another
reason why many business owners are afraid of delegation is because they
think it will cost them large amounts of money. However, there are a
number of things you can do to get around this.

The most cost effective way to delegate tasks is to hire a

Virtual
Assistant
or as i call them Virtual Administrative
Support Consultants.
To deal with the costs of
hiring a new person you need to look at both the money and other factors
which are beyond the scope of money. Time is money, and if hiring
someone can allow you to spend time doing things that are more
important, in the long run, it will be worth it.

For example, if you are a sole proprietor who is earning $2,700 per


month from your business, hiring someone else may be able
to increase
that amount to $5,400. While you will need to pay your employee, your
profits would have doubled. But this will only work if you can properly
delegate tasks and focus your time on things that are important.



delegating tasks and takethe time to sit down and analyze how much money you would be able to
make by hiring a
second person. When you do this, you are thinkingwith logic instead of emotion, and
this will allow you to enhanceboth your time management and
productivity.

Managing yourtime properly is one of the keys to success. Being able to

delegate tasks is a skill you will need to develop if you
wish to go
beyond a one person business.

The qualifications and skills thatVirtual Assistants
posses enable them to be
experts in their fields, as well as in their profession as
entrepreneurs. You receive more than administrative support, you have
someone you can consult with, bounce ideas off of, brainstorm with, as
well as utilize some of their business practices. If it works for their
business, it may work for yours. In addition, your VA becomes familiar
with how you operate your business; as a result, s/he can help your
business operations run smoothly.

To Your Success,

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" The Purpose of your life is not to serve your business; but

the Purpose of your business is to serve your life"



Ebony D. Curry,Owner
Purpose By Design Consulting
To Empower, Inspire and Assist
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(703) 679-7208
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