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How Hiring an Assistant Has Made Me Happier
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
How Important Is Siri's Personality?
Technology

How Important Is Siri's Personality?

As virtual assistant technology becomes more advanced, the next battle is over personality, or lack thereof.
3 Basics to Hire and Train a Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant

3 Basics to Hire and Train a Virtual Assistant

A VA is great because it's like an employee you're not legally responsible for, but you must ensure this individual knows what he or she is doing.
Adam Callinan
How to Grow Your Business With Virtual Assistants (Infographic)
Virtual Assistant

How to Grow Your Business With Virtual Assistants (Infographic)

Think of a virtual assistant as a partner, rather than a 'hired gun.'
Felix Tarcomnicu
The Virtual Assistant: A Startup's Secret Weapon
Productivity

The Virtual Assistant: A Startup's Secret Weapon

Don't have the money to hire a full-time employee yet? You might want to consider the VA.
Renée Warren
Zirtual Is Coming Back, But in a Different Form
Acquisitions

Zirtual Is Coming Back, But in a Different Form

The embattled virtual assistant service was bought by Startups.co, but it remains to be seen how much of the previous business model will stick.
Nina Zipkin
Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts Down
Failure

Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts Down

The company surprised clients and employees Monday morning with an email announcing its closure.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways You Can Make More Money While Working Less
Time Management

4 Ways You Can Make More Money While Working Less

Act as though you're "already there," by adopting the accoutrements of success, like a virtual assistant.
Geoff Woods
Triple Your Business' Efficiency by Using Virtual Assistants
Business Optimization

Triple Your Business' Efficiency by Using Virtual Assistants

These 10 steps will help your company grow, using digital outsourcing.
Andrew Cohen