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Stop Trying to Be More Productive: 2 Ways to Optimize Your Business for Organizational Efficiency

I love getting things done and checking off lists, and I love helping other people do the same. (How unlikely would it be if I started a virtual assistant company without this in my DNA?) However,...

Challenge and Change: 2 Takeaways from GLS 2019

Austin in August is hot, y’all. So why was it the best time to visit this year? Because it meant that part of our remote team got to be together—some of us for the first time! 

How to Create an Automated Workflow

This is our second post in a two-part series about automation. Find part one here.

Getting From Hesitation to Automation: 10 Reasons You Should Automate

Workflow automations are becoming increasingly popular, and more and more automation platforms keep popping up.

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 ...

Overworked and Unsure? There’s a Better Way to Hire a Freelancer

This is part two of a two-part series that examines the Trusty Oak difference and how our business model provides benefits for both freelancers (our virtual assistants) and the clients we serve....

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.

5 Ways to Stay Secure While Working Remotely

As a location independent freelancer, I’m on the go a lot.

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