The Trusty Oak Post

3 Lessons for Leaders of Remote Teams: It All Starts With Trust

Last month, I had the opportunity to spend a full month away from Trusty Oak’s Austin, Texas-based headquarters and wow, was it an adventure! Although part of my time away was meant to enjoy a ...

Entrepreneurs Hate Asking for Help. Here's Why.

At Trusty Oak, we're all entrepreneurs: from our CEO and founder, Amber Gray, who created our company, to each and every virtual assistant (VA). As VAs, we each operate as independent contractors,...

How to Build a Winning Remote Team Culture

Whether your team is remote or in a classic office, you can build a winning team culture. For a lot of employers and employees, a positive team culture seems like something you either have or you...

How I’m Committing to My Remote Team’s Growth in 2019

There are hundreds of unique scenarios and challenges that leaders of remote and distributed teams experience. 

Mastering the Art of Delegation

Delegation isn't something that comes naturally to most people.

13 Tasks Busy Entrepreneurs Should Delegate

Close your eyes and picture this: you're on a beach somewhere far away from your phone, your computer, and your calendar.

Visiting Boise: Leadership Lessons From the Field

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit our five virtual assistants in Boise, Idaho and not only did I come home with a heart so full, I also took back with me some valuable leadership lessons...

How to Choose a Name for Your Startup (And How Trusty Oak Got Its Name)

One of the first things we do when we decide to start a new business is name the baby. Not only is it a big decision, it's typically a permanent one so you want to feel great about the name you...

A Gift Guide for the Entrepreneur in Your Life

Do you have a hard-working entrepreneur or business owner on your holiday gift list this year? What can you get for the guy or gal who really needs a vacation and a tax break? We've got you...

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