The First Hiring Mindset Shift You Need to Make to Be a Successful Leader

Launching a business is an act of optimism. It’s a bold, hopeful statement about how we want to build our own futures.

No one sets out to create a coaching practice or series of online courses by saying, “Gee, I sure hope this grows a little bit and then completely stalls out! I can’t wait to feel completely stuck in a year, and consider shutting it all down!”

And yet, so many entrepreneurs adopt mindsets that hinder the growth of our own businesses.

We play small.
We undercharge.
We focus on the wrong priorities.

Above, all many of us cling to our misconceptions about money, spending, and being smart with our expenditures. Especially when a business is just getting started, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that doing absolutely everything yourself is both cheap and wise.

Instead of investigating how much it might cost to hire a virtual assistant, we assume it’s way out of our budget range and plow ahead alone. Sometimes, if we do...

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How to interview and select the best virtual assistant for you

Anytime you’re hiring a new team member, you’ve gotta do your due diligence. That said, hiring someone who will report to you AND only do work with you is a heck of a lot simpler than hiring someone who will support other contractors.

So, for instance, if you’ve decided to hire a virtual assistant to help with your administrative tasks and it’ll just be the two of you working together, that VA only needs to gel with you.

If you need a VA to coordinate projects across a multi-person virtual team and support more than one person, things get tricky.

Luckily, I’m here to help! And I’ve got 6 simple steps to interviewing and hiring that absolute best-fit virtual assistant for your unique team.

 

VA Hiring Tip #1: Be Clear on Expectations

If you are considering hiring a VA, you must need extra support in certain areas.

Which specific projects or workloads do you envision outsourcing to this person?

Which other team members...

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9 Estilos de Liderazgo y sus fortalezas

leadership Nov 11, 2018

Los líderes vienen en todas formas y tamaños, con diferentes enfoques y valores que funcionan para ellos. No hay ninguno bueno o malo cuando se trata de estilos de liderazgo, siempre y cuando usted está en la misma página con su equipo y tenga los mejores intereses de todos en el corazón.

Sin embargo, debido a que muchas personas confían en usted como la guía y la inspiración, es importante examinar sus hábitos y considerar cómo podrían ser percibidos en su papel de liderazgo. En su libro, “The 9 Types of Leadership: Mastering the Art of People in the 21st Century Workplace”(post Hill Press, 2017), autor Beatrice Chestnut, pH. d., define nueve estilos de liderazgo.

“Los nueve tipos… se basan en los nueve estilos de personalidad articulados por el modelo Eneagrama, una tipología en torno a un antiguo símbolo que tiene raíces en las tradiciones de la...

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