Often Forgotten Tips when Working with Filipino VA’s


I’ve covered a lot of ground when it comes to effectively building a good relationship with your Filipino VA. There is nothing magic or secret about these things, but there are certainly proven principles you can follow to have success in outsourcing to the Philippines. There are a few additional tips I’d like to share, […]

How Filipino VAs Change Your Business Outlook

I'm happy and my Filipino virtual assistants are happy.

Some people may be critical of outsourcing, saying it takes local jobs away from people. In my experience, this isn’t what’s it about at all. Outsourcing changes lives—yours and the overseas workers performing the tasks of your business. But outsourcing isn’t about going to India. It isn’t about a humungous corporation sending the work of […]

17 Reasons Why You Should Outsource to Filipinos


As you consider what tasks to outsource to the Philippines, know that Filipinos can do just about anything your business needs. While it’s true the Filipino workforce isn’t as experienced as the workforce in the U.S., with training, your VA will be able to take on practically any assignment you might have for them. Plenty […]

Philippines Cultural Differences Make Outsourcing Easier


The key to working on your business and not in your business is to outsource your tasks. For the past several years, I have been replacing myself in my business by hiring Filipinos, and it has worked wonderfully. Why the Philippines? What’s so special about this place and why should you outsource there instead of […]

What My Business Needs


Outsourcing to the Philippines changes businesses and lives. I’ve been teaching this principle for more than a decade. But outsourcing isn’t a magic bullet—it takes effort for it to work. As a business owner it’s also important to assess your business needs and determine what tasks you should outsource now and in the future. What […]

How To Communicate With Filipino VAs


When it comes to business, knowing how to best communicate with people will make or a break a relationship. This is especially true with working with Filipinos. I’ve learned a few ways to ensure you and your VA stay on the same page and develop a trusting, successful partnership. Filipinos need communication Frequent, regular contact is […]

How To Overcome The 9 Biggest Challenges With Filipino VAs


For the past 10 years, I’ve been outsourcing my work to the Philippines and teaching people to do the same. There is no better place to go than to the Philippines to find talented, hard-working virtual assistants. This doesn’t mean you’re not going to face some obstacles as you work with your VA. But there […]

Four Pillars of Managing Filipino Virtual Assistants


Once you’ve hired a virtual assistant and have gotten them busy, the next objective is to develop a long-lasting relationship. Filipinos are loyal, so if you train and manage them properly, they’ll never leave. They way you manage your worker will either build or ruin loyalty, ingenuity, hard work and honesty. Let’s talk about some […]

8 Steps When Starting Work With a New VA


Finding and recruiting the ideal Filipino VA is a crucial and sometimes challenging process. Once you decide what candidate is right for you, your next responsibility is to make sure they’re ready to succeed in your business. Let me share with you some tips that have helped me in hiring workers from the Philippines. 1. […]

How Successful Employers Train Their Virtual Assistants


I’ve talked a lot about the fact that Filipinos are intelligent, educated, have excellent work ethic and are very loyal. This will benefit you immensely when you hire them to work in your business. One thing about the Philippines, however, is that they don’t have the same experienced work force that you’d find in the […]