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When to Hire Virtual Assistants and Outsource Help
Entrepreneur Network

When to Hire Virtual Assistants and Outsource Help

Consider which roles are suited for outsourcing, and use the right tools for hiring and managing virtual workers.
We Can't Help But Feel a Little Weirded Out by This Japanese Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant

We Can't Help But Feel a Little Weirded Out by This Japanese Virtual Assistant

She'll get lonely if you come home late, apparently.
The Awesome Advice We Learned From Richard Branson's Former Assistant
Richard Branson

The Awesome Advice We Learned From Richard Branson's Former Assistant

Penni Pike discusses the qualities that made the adventurous British entrepreneur a great leader (and that time she jumped out of a helicopter).
Stephen J. Bronner
5 Entrepreneurial Shoves to Push You Forward
Grow Your Business

5 Entrepreneurial Shoves to Push You Forward

Business owners often want to oversee every detail, and that's a great way to burn out. Avoid disaster by tapping resources -- and letting go when you need to.
Sherry Gray
7 Surprising Places to Find Your Next Virtual Assistant
Productivity

7 Surprising Places to Find Your Next Virtual Assistant

If your inbox has started to look like the GDP of a small country, it's time to look for help.
Sujan Patel
10 Online Careers You Can Start Today With Basically No Money
Low-Cost Business Ideas

10 Online Careers You Can Start Today With Basically No Money

Right now, somebody somewhere would hire you if they knew what you can do.
Jonathan Long
The Next Best Thing to Cloning Yourself Is Available Now
Delegation

The Next Best Thing to Cloning Yourself Is Available Now

An assistant frees you for what matters most at work and in life.
Jimi Smoot
How Hiring an Assistant Has Made Me Happier
Personal Assistant

How Hiring an Assistant Has Made Me Happier

Hiring an assistant forces you to dissect how you make recurring decisions.
Jurgen Appelo
8 Businesses for Entrepreneurs Seeking Success Working From Home
Freelancers

8 Businesses for Entrepreneurs Seeking Success Working From Home

More and more people are opting to take freelance jobs, giving them a flexible schedule and a handsome paycheck.
Toby Nwazor
Viv, Siri Creator's New AI Platform, Can Almost Think for Itself
Artificial Intelligence

Viv, Siri Creator's New AI Platform, Can Almost Think for Itself

The brainchild of Dag Kittlaus is less of a chatbot and more artificial intelligence that can think for itself.
Amazon Bolsters Voice-Based Platform Alexa With Investment in TrackR
Amazon

Amazon Bolsters Voice-Based Platform Alexa With Investment in TrackR

The partnership will allow TrackR to be capable of voice response and will also enable people to find their lost items via the Amazon Echo.
Hiring a Virtual Assistant Grew My Business, and Changed My Life
Virtual Assistant

Hiring a Virtual Assistant Grew My Business, and Changed My Life

Slightly scientific and mostly woo-woo, this hiring method is surprisingly effective.
Geeta Nadkarni
4 Ways to Be Accessible and In Control of Your Time
Time Management Tips

4 Ways to Be Accessible and In Control of Your Time

Technology, staff and discipline are necessary to be available while staying on top of the priorities you can't delegate.
Matt Peterson