Starting something new is always nerve-wracking. We are all afraid to mess up or look like fools in front of other people. Most of the time we get into our heads and think “ what if it doesn’t work “ … well what if it does. This can apply to anything! We have all been afraid of doing something we have not done before. Whether it is driving a car, starting a new gym routine, or moving into a new city. All of these things seem intimidating until we do them.
Starting something new is all about mindset, shifting your mindset from “ I can’t “ to “ I can “ can create the drive you need to accomplish your goals. Building your own virtual assistant business can be intimidating, but it does not have to be. Many of us think we do not have the skill sets to succeed in this field but that is not true at all. Virtual assisting is all about transferring skills we’ve held in previous roles and packaging them for our clients.
An example of this is administrative work. Many of us have had roles in which we’ve carried out different administrative tasks such as email management, client management, calendar scheduling and other commutative tasks. We can transfer these skills into our virtual assistant business and offer an administrative package to our clients. This can be done for other skills sets such as bookkeeping, onboarding, organization, and social media.
Becoming a virtual assistant can be intimidating just like anything else in life, but there are many benefits that come along with it. You can work from anywhere, create your own service packages, and set your own rates. The best thing about it is that it has a low start up cost!
Give it a try!
Realize that no one is perfect, everyone was once bad at something before they become great. Practice makes perfect! There are many ways to sharpen up your skills as a virtual assistant. You can assign yourself various tasks ranging from administrative to project management. You can also take different training courses that help you build up the foundation for your business and can help build up your virtual assisting portfolio.
Elevated Assist offers different virtual assistant training from bootcamps, courses and one-on-one intensive coaching. Here is where to access them!
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