Podcast (Quiet Light)

The Best Sources for Philippine VAs Feature

Joe Valley and Mark Daoust co-host the Quiet Light Podcast. The podcast aims to help you learn the skills and methods needed to turn your online business into a powerful profit engine. Amidst Joe’s COVID quarantine, we were able to talk about the great stuff that happens when you outsource. Joe has just been recently […]

Family Culture: Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly – Practical Advice

Family Culture - Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly Feature

I asked my OFSs why work is being done mindlessly, and I’ve discussed the most popular answers over the past few weeks.  This one also came up several times, and honestly, I was curious. One reason work is being done mindlessly is because of Filipino family culture. I learned that when Filipinos don’t feel that […]

Laziness : Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly – Practical Advice

Laziness - Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly Feature

It happens to almost all of us; sometimes, we just feel lazy and do work half-heartedly. If laziness is why your Online Filipino Specialist is working mindlessly, there could be something more behind it. I asked my OFSs why a task was done mindlessly, and laziness was one of the top reasons they gave me. […]

Fear: Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly – Practical Advice

Fear - Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly Feature

Fear is one of the most powerful emotions. It has a powerful effect on your mind and body. Fear can create strong signals of response.  I recently asked my team what they think the reason could be behind doing tasks mindlessly. They gave me many reasons, but five stood out. We’ll talk about one now […]

Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly – Practical Advice

Why your OFS Sometimes Work Mindlessly Feature

Remember that story about an awful video that got uploaded to YouTube by one of my OFSs? I talked about that video in one of my newsletters and got tons of responses from other business owners about what they think could be the reason why. I found it interesting that there are others who also […]

How To Find OFS With Technical Skills – Practical Advice

How To Find OFS With Technical Skills Feature

Business owners often reach out to me and wonder why they can’t find someone for their business. I recently received an inquiry on how they can find someone with technical skills — technical support, network engineering, AWS, cloud support. Etc. Let me just say that these technical people are not hard to find. I know […]

Follow Up On MY QA OFS Experiment – Practical Advice

Follow Up On MY QA OFS Experiment Feature

Remember the episode where I talked about a terrible video uploaded by my OFS? That video kickstarted a significant change within the team. Getting poor work from my team is one of the pitfalls of turning over everything to my OFS team, and I wasn’t sure how to fix that until the terrible video happened. […]