Virtual Assistants

5 Benefits of Having an Amazing Virtual Assistant

 August 15, 2019

By  Uriah Guilford, MFT

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You may be on the fence about getting a virtual assistant.

Maybe you’re not sure if it’s worth the cost or you are concerned because you have never worked with a remote team member before. Maybe you don’t know how to find a VA that you can trust, especially with tasks related to your clients and their confidentiality.

I can tell you that you are not alone! There is an understandable amount of uncertainty that comes with bringing on a VA for the first time (or even the 2nd or 3rd after a bad experience).

I thought I would give you a very brief list of 5 reasons you will benefit from having not just any VA, but an amazing VA. 🙂

  1. Enjoy your work more: If you delegate tasks you don’t like or are not particularly good at, I guarantee you will have more joy in your work. I do my best to focus on my strengths and delegate everything else. It really is a wonderful thing!
  2. Make more money: Having an amazing VA will free up your time so you can focus on income generating activities & dream projects that otherwise you would have absolutely no bandwidth to take on. That’s exciting right?
  3. Avoid burnout: You can (and should) escape the hustle of being constantly overbooked and stressed, feeling like you have to solve every problem and manage every crisis. Yikes! Having a VA can help you be your best self for your clients and your family.
  4. Keep your clients happy: You can improve the customer service you provide to your clients with quicker response times from a friendly VA who can take care of their basic needs.
  5. Take more vacations: With your business operating smoothly you are free to travel without anxiety. Imagine that! You can even leave for weeks at a time. I highly recommend it.

I don’t know about you, but I feel like that is a pretty compelling list of benefits.

I hope you have found this helpful. A great next step would be to check out our low cost course on working effectively with a virtual assistant.

The Virtual Advantage Course

Uriah Guilford, MFT


Uriah is a group practice owner and the creator of Productive Therapist. He is a technology nerd, a minimalist travel packer, a rock drummer and business development enthusiast.

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