Without employees, there’s no business growth

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Like most real estate appraisers, Jimmy Roberts started out by doing things alone. He worked 40 to 60 hours a week and had a steady stream of clients. Compared to his colleagues, he was doing well. But Jimmy understood that if he wanted to grow his business, he needed employees. But as a small business […]

How To Empower Your OFS – Practical Advice

How To Empower Your OFS

I am a huge fan of empowering OFSs. When employees feel empowered at work, they have stronger job performance, job satisfaction, and loyalty. For my team, what I do to empower my OFSs are: Give them a title, Tell them to take ownership, Have someone for Quality Assurance, and Gain their trust. I’ve shared my […]

Individual SOP Training Courses – Practical Advice

Individual SOP Training Courses

Total disclosure: This blog post came way later than the video I made on YouTube. Huge changes are happening all around!  One: The Philippines has a new President. There are a lot of mixed emotions about the new Philippine President, but this is what happens in a democracy. We’ll talk about that next time. Two: […]

How To Give Good Feedback To Your OFS – Practical Advice

How To Give Good Feedback To Your OFS

Feedback can do so much for people. When people are offered consistent, actionable feedback, they get an idea of their successes and opportunities for improvement. But of course, there are good kinds of feedback and bad ones. I want to give good feedback so it will have the positive effect I want, not only for […]

PhilHealth vs Health Insurance: What’s The Difference? – Practical Advice

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This is one of my least favorite topics and one that, unfortunately, I’m always being asked about – Health Insurance. Health insurance works differently in the U.S. compared to the Philippines. Let’s talk about how it is in the Philippines, so you’ll know what your OFS deals with. In the Philippines, Filipinos aged 21 years […]

How We Provide Health Insurance To Our OFS – Practical Advice

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In the Philippines, health insurance is not required by law. Workers in the Philippines do not automatically get health insurance if they find a job. It is a perk that not most businesses offer, but, like here in the US, it makes people stay and keep working for a company. What they have is Philhealth. […]

The 80/20 Principle With Your OFS – Practical Advice

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Let me tell you a story about my son and how I found out what his 20% is here The Pareto principle, or the 80/20 rule, is a theory that says 80% of the output from a given situation is determined by 20% of the input.  A practical example of the Pareto principle would be: […]

Podcast (Systems and Outsourcing)

2 Million Virtual Assistants!_ Meet John Jonas, founder of Onlinejobs.ph

Dr. Steve Day from the Systems and Outsourcing University believes you shouldn’t have to do all the work yourself, even if you’re on a tight budget. The sooner you outsource your work, the sooner you can focus on leading your company and doing the stuff that only you can do to make your business a […]

How To Help Your OFS Progress In Life – Practical Advice

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“School exists to empower people to become what they want.” – Lisa A few episodes ago, I talked about how my daughter was getting ready to take the ACT and how school doesn’t prepare you for life; it teaches you how to take a test. When I have a Practical Advice video uploaded on YouTube, […]

Done-For-You Trainings You Can Hand Off To Your OFS – Practical Advice

Done-For-You Trainings You Can Hand Off To Your OFS Feature

I have always believed that training your virtual assistant can do wonders for your business. And I have experienced this firsthand with my Online Filipino Specialists.  If you don’t know the story, OnlineJobs.ph was created because I had a need to find virtual assistants on my own. I wanted to be the one to vet […]