There is a saying, “Perfection is the enemy of done.”
And it’s real. It’s not just a phrase.
I see this all the time. So have others. Even Forbes has noticed. (And they’re kind of a big deal, don’t you think?)
A lot of Virtual Assistants joining my Virtual Expert® Training program are self-proclaimed perfectionists. They want the decisions they make, and the Virtual Assistant and Virtual Expert® businesses they are creating, to be of the highest caliber. Their focus is on producing high-quality outputs for their clients. They don’t want to spare or skimp on the details.
And because they are thoughtful and intentional, they don’t want to have unanswered questions. These are all amazing elements of the perfectionist’s personality.
On the other side of that high-quality, attention-to-detail, must-have-all-the-answers thinking is the perfectionist who...
Virtual Assistants (VAs) and Virtual Experts® (VEs) make the business world a better place to be in. Across the globe, VAs and VEs are removing tasks from business owners’ and entrepreneurs’ shoulders so they can stay in their zone of genius. The VA/VE is happy because they get to focus their services on those they enjoy. Businesses of all sizes thrive as a result. Better yet, everyone is happy and everyone feels successful. Happiness is important, even in our careers.
We as human beings need to feel seen. Heard. Appreciated. Valued. And when it comes to our contribution to a business, corporation, organization, or individual, we want what we bring to the table (experience, skills, education, accolades, connections) to matter more than implicit biases clouding the view of our excellence. We want to be given a chance to succeed and contribute.
We want to be paid for what our knowledge and contributions are worth and offered opportunities that our knowledge and...