Becoming a Virtual Assistant – Enhance Your Chance To Do It Successfully

There are two very important secret elements that will enhance the chances of becoming a virtual assistant successfully. These two “softer” basic elements are mostly overlooked since they are not part of the normal implementation requirements of a VA business.

Many new businesses fail within the first few years of their existence and it is mostly due to the fact that new business owners don’t have the necessary knowledge to make the right decisions and the right motivation to keep going.

Knowledge is the first secret ingredient and the backbone of becoming a successful Virtual Assistant. It embraces everything that is done effectively and successfully. That’s why it is important to have a mindset of constant learning – to acquire the necessary knowledge over time.

It is important to have knowledge about conducting business as a VA – what it is, how it works and what is required to run your business on a daily basis.

Also know yourself – what you are good at, what are the things that make you unique and why clients would want to work with you?

It is furthermore important to have in-depth knowledge about your clients and target market – who they are, what they need, how you can address those needs.

You can acquire knowledge from experience, through trial and error, via training, reading, searching the internet,coaching, talking and networking with people.

Motivation is the 2nd secret element of becoming a successful VA. Motivation is that “thing” that makes you really excited about your business. It makes you jump out of bed in the morning, with a feeling that you just can’t wait to get moving – it’s the reason why you’ve chosen Virtual Assistance in the first place.

Everybody will have something different that motivates them. It can be anything from

  • Being available to your children;
  • Spending more time with your family;
  • Improving your quality of life;
  • Being your own boss;
  • Becoming a professional business owner;
  • Helping other businesses grow, etc.

The bottom line: Whatever your motivation might be for becoming a Virtual Assistant – just find it. Because your motivation will keep you going on those days when you feel like quitting.

If you are open to constant learning and have the right motivation when starting your virtual assistant business, your VA journey will be much smoother.

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Francis van Wyk is the co-founder of Be Virtual Assistant Wise, an organisation passionate about helping SME’s and administrative individuals unlock the opportunities and benefits of Virtual Assistance. Subscribe to our free training and learn step-by-step all the activities needed to keep your business on track. Effortlessly create strategic plans and processes for becoming a successful Virtual Assistant. Use our highly effective business guides and documentation to get started and grow your business from day 1.

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Becoming a Virtual Assistant – Enhance Your Chance To Do It Successfully

There are two very important secret elements that will enhance the chances of becoming a virtual assistant successfully. These two “softer” basic elements are mostly overlooked since they are not part of the normal implementation requirements of a VA business.

Many new businesses fail within the first few years of their existence and it is mostly due to the fact that new business owners don’t have the necessary knowledge to make the right decisions and the right motivation to keep going.

Knowledge is the first secret ingredient and the backbone of becoming a successful Virtual Assistant. It embraces everything that is done effectively and successfully. That’s why it is important to have a mindset of constant learning – to acquire the necessary knowledge over time.

It is important to have knowledge about conducting business as a VA – what it is, how it works and what is required to run your business on a daily basis.

Also know yourself – what you are good at, what are the things that make you unique and why clients would want to work with you?

It is furthermore important to have in-depth knowledge about your clients and target market – who they are, what they need, how you can address those needs.

You can acquire knowledge from experience, through trial and error, via training, reading, searching the internet,coaching, talking and networking with people.

Motivation is the 2nd secret element of becoming a successful VA. Motivation is that “thing” that makes you really excited about your business. It makes you jump out of bed in the morning, with a feeling that you just can’t wait to get moving – it’s the reason why you’ve chosen Virtual Assistance in the first place.

Everybody will have something different that motivates them. It can be anything from

  • Being available to your children;
  • Spending more time with your family;
  • Improving your quality of life;
  • Being your own boss;
  • Becoming a professional business owner;
  • Helping other businesses grow, etc.

The bottom line: Whatever your motivation might be for becoming a Virtual Assistant – just find it. Because your motivation will keep you going on those days when you feel like quitting.

If you are open to constant learning and have the right motivation when starting your virtual assistant business, your VA journey will be much smoother.

* * * * *

Francis van Wyk is the co-founder of Be Virtual Assistant Wise, an organisation passionate about helping SME’s and administrative individuals unlock the opportunities and benefits of Virtual Assistance. Subscribe to our free training and learn step-by-step all the activities needed to keep your business on track. Effortlessly create strategic plans and processes for becoming a successful Virtual Assistant. Use our highly effective business guides and documentation to get started and grow your business from day 1.

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