10 Steps to Hiring a Great Virtual Assistant

Okay, so you have decided that you are finally ready to get some extra help with your projects but how do you find a good virtual assistant? Obviously you are very busy, and you do not want to spend a lot of time training a virtual assistant if they are not going to work out in the long run.

I have had a lot of trial and error in the area of hiring a virtual assistant for the past 7 years. These are the top things that you should consider before hiring a virtual assistant… (more…)

Why You Should Stop Planning Your Life Around Your Work

Do you feel trapped in your current work? Maybe it no longer is fulfilling to you.

Maybe it was never fulfilling to you; it was just a way to pay the bills. Maybe you have an idea of something you would like to do, something that you are passionate about, something that would be much more purposeful. Or maybe you are unsure of what your passions are, but you do know that you no longer want to stuck in the 9-5, driving the same commute, doing the same things each day, and only get a two-week vacation (aka too weak vacation), each year. (more…)

The 6 Best Entrepreneurial Tools for Outsourcing

I have been outsourcing for the last 7 years and have loved it since day one.  Having a virtual workforce has enabled me to tap into talent all over the world, at affordable prices, and has freed me to work on my business instead of in my business.  Outsourcing has changed dramatically in the last 7 years and is going to continue to evolve over the coming years as more and more businesses and entrepreneurs choose to adopt a virtual workforce.  The biggest things that have changed in the last 7 years are the tools that are now available for free or very low costs that make working with your virtual team so much easier, than 5-10 years ago. (more…)

How Nootropics Can Give Entrepreneurs the Competitive Edge

As entrepreneurs, we rely on our minds constantly.  It is important that our mental performance is optimal for creativity, clarity, increased learning and to gain a competitive advantage.  Because of this, I have been intrigued by nootropics for the last 7 years.  If you are not familiar with nootropics, they are a class of smart-drugs, supplements, or nutraceuticals that have a way of increasing our mental abilities. (more…)

Are You Unreasonable?

I trust that if you are stumbling across my blog, you are seeking new options for a career and life of purpose. Maybe you are working the 9-5 and feel that you are never going to get off the hamster wheel. Maybe you are living paycheck to paycheck and want to find more freedom and margin in your lives. Maybe you own your own business, but instead of running your business your business is running you. (more…)