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13
Mar

101 Ways to Utilize Your Virtual Executive Assistant

You’ve hired an experienced executive-grade virtual assistant — Now What? Delegate, Establish a Relationship, Put Your Superpowers to Use! Here are 101 Ways to Utilize Your VEA: Scheduling Calendar Management Appointment setting Protecting Your Time Booking Travel Planning Travel Answering Your Phone Taking Meeting Notes Project Management Personal tasks Process Research and Execution Expense Management Budget Management Bill Pay Basic Budgeting

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27
Feb

Virtual Executive Assistant Spotlight: Mary Lou

Mary Lou was one of the very first Virtual Executive Assistants here at Worxbee! She is also a #teamchampion VEA type. As a virtual executive assistant she has worked for her clients for years and is an integral part of their team. She is often praised by her clients for being a dedicated “partner.” When she is not working she

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13
Feb

How a VEA Becomes a Team Member, Not a List-Checker

There are a couple directions you can go when selecting virtual support. What’s the difference in hiring an experienced Virtual Executive Assistant who is on your team for the long run vs. hiring a freelance task-based virtual assistant? We believe the difference lies in quality. A Virtual Executive Assistant supports you at such a high level, you are able to

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14
Jul

Worxbee’s 4 Expertise Types

Introducing…. Here at Worxbee, over the years, we’ve worked with a diverse array of Service Experts. As time has passed, we’ve recognized patterns in the personalities and abilities among our fantastic admins, and in the admin world in general. We’d like to share with you our 4 EXPERTISE TYPES!   The Mastermind  Our Masterminds are intelligent and quick-witted thinkers with in-depth

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20
Jun

Maybe It’s You!

Not Enough Time! We’re pretty much all of us “too busy” on a regular basis. Modern life is becoming more and more information-rich, streamlining processes that help us get more done…at which point there’s usually even more to do! This means we need to exert even more agency over what we choose to do when, if only to stop us

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16
Jun

Friday’s List: 10 Delegation Tips

Here are some handy-dandy tips to bear in mind when launching into the delegating jungle! 1. Easy Does It! Especially when starting out getting the hang of delegating be sure you don’t delegate TOO much! 2. Aim Carefully Make sure you’re considering if the task you’re delegating is a good fit for the person to whom you’re delegating it. 3.

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13
Jun

The Brave Little Delegator.

Knowing When To Hand Off. The key to being able to hand off your work to an assistant so that you can take a much needed, and well earned, vacation is knowing how to be a good delegator. Delegation is about choice. It’s up to you to choose which items on your list you can hand off to someone who

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9
Jun

Friday’s List: See You Later, Delegator!

It’s not always easy to hand off a beloved pet project, or even a more mundane one. Here are some tips to help you clear your workload in order to free you up to forge ahead.   Release! So, obviously, the first step for you is going to be coming to terms with the feeling of letting some of your

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26
May

Friday’s List: How to List!

A List of How To List Your Lists. Lists. We love them. We hate them. They make things easier while simultaneously frustrating us to no end. Like it or not, they’re a great way of focusing on your productivity, and here is a list of list tips to help you get started! 1. Structural Thinking Have a blank template ready

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23
May

Rethinking Productivity

Measures of Success. Nowadays, companies can’t just gauge productivity merely with data or across-the-board measurements. Higher-level studies have shown that workers display different behaviors in their ways of completing tasks. This reality makes it necessary to deal with each worker’s idiosyncrasies in order to foster productivity. A cookie cutter methodology will lead to missteps. Fitting your delegation style, however, promotes

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