When Should You Fire Your Virtual Assistant

Matt Malouf is a passionate , speaker, , and entrepreneur on a mission to help entrepreneurs around the world break the shackles of mediocrity and reach new levels of personal and business success.
Barbara Turley is the Founder & CEO of The Virtual Hub, a company that specializes in recruiting, training, and managing superstar ‘Virtual Assistants’ in the social media, digital marketing, and systems automation space.

When Should You Fire Your Virtual Assistant

In this episode, Matt and Barbara talk to listeners about the often-avoided topic of when to fire your Virtual Assistant and help business owners understand the situations when it may be necessary.

This episode focuses on the some of the tough situations business owners may find themselves in with their VAs and why letting them go can be the best outcome not only for them, but their business as a whole.

Some of the areas covered include:

Avoiding the Churn & Burn – hiring and firing VAs over and over again
The importance of having sound systems, processes and tasks lists
Assume nothing, clearly communicate everything
The need for meeting rhythms and clear accountability criteria
Setting clear parameters around what your ‘non- negotiables’ are

Let us know what your key takeout has been from this episode and join the continuing conversation over in the Virtual Success Facebook Group.

In this episode:

01:16 – When should I fire my VA?
02:26 – The Churn & Burn
03:08 – Flawed task lists
03:40 – Effective communication
05:53 – Setting your VA up to win
07:09 – Holding your VA accountable
08:04 – Meeting rhythms
09:41 – Making the decision to fire a VA
10:40 – Getting clear on your standards
13:06 – What are your ‘non-negotiables’?
16:53 – Wrapping things up

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