Why a Virtual PA makes you a better business coach

VALUE STATEMENTS

  • Free up time to focus on your clients
  • Delegate urgent tasks
  • Only pay for the hours you need

As a business coach, you have a deep understanding of the importance of identifying your core values, achieving mini milestones and setting long-term goals.

You guide your clients through the processes of nurturing and growing their own businesses, helping them to clarify their personal vision for the future. Perhaps more than most industries, a business coaches’ clients judge them on the way they run their own business.

And as such, your clients will judge you on your successes and failures as a business owner. AVirtual understand that, because of this, it’s crucial you are organised, manage your time efficiently, and maintain a professional level for all communications.

While this may seem daunting, there is help. A virtual PA gives you the freedom to concentrate on the ever-evolving needs of your clients, secure in the knowledge that your own business’s pesky to-do list, calendar and book keeping is in good hands and safely taken care of.

How a virtual PA makes your life easier

As with any position, business coaching requires ongoing efforts behind-the-scenes. The pressure and pace of running your own business stays hidden from your clientele if you are to support them in their own business endeavours. Presenting an organised front is key.

In the same way that a personal trainer should be fit and in shape, a business coach embodies their expertise. You are an ambassador who convinces potential clients or reassures existing clients of the value of your brand.

With so much work required in the preparation, consulting and guidance of clients, a personal assistant easily contactable through management software, skype or on the phone, is vital in allowing you the freedom to focus on the most important tasks at hand.

Your dedicated virtual PA is a valuable asset in guiding your clients in their expectations of your time, and are on hand to handle queries when you aren’t available. In this way, a virtual PA supports you in achieving the best level of client service and work delivery.

Whether you have a few big clients or many smaller ones, a personal assistant supports the seamless running of your own business, by:

  • Managing your calendar and appointments.
  • Keeping on top of billing, book keeping and accounting tasks.
  • Conducting travel research and scheduling.
  • Handling calls and delivering excellent customer service.

That said, no task is too big or too small, the roles you chose to delegate are entirely at your own discretion.

How to start delegating link to future blog: How does a virtual assistant work?

Isn’t a virtual PA a hassle?

At AVirtual, one of our most popular sayings is that the only task a virtual PA can’t do is make you a cup of coffee.

Apart from being physically present, there are so many roles a virtual PA can fulfil for you thanks to the latest communication, management and scheduling tools.

Advantages of using this service include:

  • Affordability – not only do we offer a 30-day money back guarantee, but our rates are 50% less than anybody else’s.
  • Time zone – located in Cape Town, South Africa there is never more than 2 hours’ time zone difference between yourself and your personal assistant.
  • Language – all virtual PAs speak English at a first language level.
  • Access to a team of expertise – while you may deal directly with one virtual PA you have access to an entire team’s knowledge and expertise.
  • Technology – keep everything stored on the cloud for easy referral or collaboration in real time, at any time.

Still have questions? Find out more about the top 10 benefits of using a virtual personal assistant.

Where to begin
Never used a virtual PA?

If you’ve used the services of personal assistant before then the process is very similar.

If you’re unsure of how to get set up and begin delegating, then connect with us to discuss how many hours and the types of tasks you need covered. If you’re very particular about the type of personality or work style that you are looking for, then be sure to mention this to client services.

If you’d like some help figuring this out, then take our insightful quiz and we see what comes up!

Much like your clients who look to you as a safety line, a reassuring presence as they leap into the unknown, a virtual PA supports you as you grow your own business, allowing you the breathing room to spend your valuable time and energy on identifying new opportunities as they arise.

The bottom line is that a virtual PA cuts through the hustle and bustle, making your life more organised, ultimately bringing balance between your business and personal life.

With time to pursue your dreams to the highest degree, there’s no saying how high you’ll climb.

TESTIMONIAL

Resources:

1. https://avirtual.co.uk/business/the-top-10-benefits-of-using-a-virtual-personal-assistant-as-listed-by-our-clients/ 
2. https://avirtual.co.uk/business/what-virtual-pa-suits-your-personality/

How to Get Started with a virtual PA

It just takes 10 minutes to get started and start handing over tasks to your dedicated PA. Download our guide to Getting Started.

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