How to Overcome Perfectionism In Your Virtual Assistant Career

Jan 19, 2021

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?)

Their focus is on producing high-quality outputs for their clients.

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...

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Earn More As A Virtual Assistant By Increasing Your Problem-Solving Skills

Aug 11, 2020

Being a problem solver is an important trait of successful Virtual Assistants and Virtual Experts®.

High-paying clients want to work with Virtual Experts® who can figure out a solution on their own without relying on an answer from the client. They want someone resourceful and adaptable.


Here are 4 ways to increase your problem-solving skills:

 

Shift Your Perspective

There’s not just one way of doing something. So, if something doesn’t work the first time, shift your perspective to figure out a method that does work.

Look at things in a new, creative way. Think of how you might approach the problem differently to solve it.

 

Ask for help

Share your dilemma with someone else, and get their ideas on how you might solve the problem. Even if they don’t know a lot about the issue, they may trigger an idea for you.

If you’re a member of a Virtual Assistant or Virtual Expert® group, post your question or problem there, and ask for their...

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