5 Costs start-ups should convert from fixed to variable to increase their chances of success
Virtual options are providing more flexibility than before for many people to start their own businesses and have higher chances of being successful. Flexibility translates into variable costs instead of fixed costs. Fixed costs are usually a heavy burden when starting a business and you should try to avoid them as much as you can. Typically a new business would have to rent out space, hire a couple of employees and engage in a series of contracts (utilities, communications,
How to train your virtual assistant for the first time!
Having a VA is a great decision to free up some of your time, but it can end up as a frustrating process for both you and your assistant if you don’t provide adequate training to get the work done. When hiring a virtual assistant many have in mind their expectations, but fail to be clear about them and provide guidance on how the work should be performed. A VA can be very competent, but without adequate communication it’s very difficult to get the work done the way you need i