Consultations with a potential client can feel like one of the scariest things you’ll do as a Virtual Assistant or Virtual Expert®. It can be tough to put yourself out there when the possibility of rejection lingers. Knowing how to prepare for your first meeting with a potential client as a Virtual Assistant can help you overcome some of those nerves.
A potential client consultation is as much for you as it is for the potential client. During a consultation, you’re focused on figuring out how, and, if, you can help the client achieve their goals. You’re also assessing if the client is a good fit for you.
Flipping your mindset from “what if they don’t like me” to “is this person someone I want to work with long-term” allows you to shed a lot of the anxiety you might feel before a consultation.
Just as it is anytime you meet someone new, nervousness is normal. Therefore, it’s important to find strategies that help you overcome...