Incase you missed our comprehensive 40 minute live webinar, you can grab that recording here. Below are the key tools that we mention and feature in this webinar and how we use them:
In recent months, the appeal of, and need for, virtual assistants has exploded. While the idea of using a virtual resource for administrative support has been popular among solopreneurs and entrepreneurs, it has gained steam among a wider set of executives and leadership teams.
Virtual Assistant Services: Think Strategy Not Tasks
Virtual Assistant Services are enjoying a surge in popularity as many entrepreneurs and executives find themselves working remotely at the same time that they’ve had to cut staff and budget. But while the events of the past few months have driven the appeal of and demand for virtual assistants, they’ re far from the only reason executives are seeking out remote support.
Ever wish you could easily copy an Asana project or template from one workspace to another? Guess what! You can!
Ditto is a super awesome free tool that magically copies all tasks from a project in one workspace to another. Once you connect your Asana login to Ditto, it asks a few basic questions and gets to work copying projects for you. We’ve used it and can confirm that it is accurate, super easy to use and PRICELESS! Ditto for the win!
Being in the delegation business, I’m often asked by busy entrepreneurs, when is the best time to get an Assistant? I firmly believe that delegation is the foundation for growth, and that leveraging your time is the most impactful way you can lead and scale. You can prepare yourself and your CPA firm for success with this key hire by keeping the following tips in mind:
Teachable is an online resource for producing branded, professional video content to share with your customers, colleagues and employees. Whether it’s an online course, a webinar, an internal training program, teachable has all the tools necessary to make producing video content online simple and professional. Need your customers/students to pay?
Teachable handles all payments for you using Stripe! The basic plan starts at $29/month, the Pro Plan is $99/month and the Business Plan is $249 (all billed annually). No need for special tech skills to use Teachable- they have more backend support than you could possibly ask for! Check out Teachable today!
FocusMate is a productivity accountability tool that helps keep you on task by partnering you with a “focus mate”. Scientifically backed and with thousands of happy users, Focus Mate believes that when we have someone holding us accountable, we are more productive and successful.
There is a free version (which includes 3 1-hour sessions per week) and a $5/month Turbo version with unlimited sessions. Especially in today's working environment, we could all use some distraction-free “focus time”, and FocusMate delivers!
Peloton is an awesome, premium brand of workout equipment and apps. During the COVID crisis, Peloton is offering a 90-day free trial of their app.
Users can enjoy thousands of on-demand workout classes, ranging from high intensity interval training to kickboxing to yoga. In these times, keeping our bodies active and minds engaged is so important! Consider signing up for Peloton’s free trial today!
Loom is a free screen and video recording software that allows users to quickly and easily communicate virtually with others. Particularly during this unprecedented time in our workforce, being able to connect is crucial.
Loom provides users an easy to use video communication tool to help keep us connected in a more personable and more efficient way than a traditional email/slack/text message. Check it out today!
Breather is a nationwide network of unique meeting spaces. Users can rent spaces by the hour, by the day, or even by the month. Breather spaces are equipped with wifi, secured access, and unique decor. Pricing varies by location, but we found that it was a much more affordable solution, by far, than any of the other locations we vetted nationwide.