Do you find yourself struggling to plan and stay on top of your to do list or do you prefer to take it day by day? Or are you a combination of both? Or maybe you are like my daughter who never writes the to-do list despite insisting she will! No worries any which way I have some ideas to help you out...
Do you want to try and get more organised or are you happy to as you are? If you are happy as you are then please feel free to stop reading here. But you don't want to miss this ;) or maybe you do, only one way to find out and that is to keep reading!
Some of us love being organised in all aspects of our lives, while others are fantastic in our work lives but not so great in our home lives, or vice versa. Both are fine and being less organised is fine if you are happy. However, working with a VA can help you to focus on getting your to do list done. We are all experts in our own fields and have things that we all love to do and other things we avoid until they have to become a priority. For me my accounts are always the things I outsource. I can create an invoice and chase my payments but anything more complicated (the rest of the math-y stuff) I am happy to leave my accountant to do.
When you start to realise that your to do list is longer than you can manage and detracting from your productivity it's time to start to think about how you can get more organised. The first thing I recommend is write down everything you do in your life from cleaning to shopping, to the things that we often overlook like washing the dishes, including all your business tasks. Once you have done this work out what you love doing, what you don't mind doing and the things you don't want to do.
What's your budget, what can you afford to outsource?
Work out what you can afford and find out how much you can expect to pay for the tasks you want to outsource.
what do you need to outsource to keep yourself sane and what are you able and happy to do yourself - business can be hard but it shouldn't be coming at the cost of mental wellbeing or overall sanity.
For more tips on getting organised feel free to download my top tips for getting organised and how to stay organised.
Or book a call to discuss your organisational needs - I like this option personally ;)
I am a specialist property virtual assistant, looking after HMOs, single lets and multi lets.