Quitting a job is a big decision for most individuals. While there are many reasons to quit it can sometimes be difficult to identify those reasons, as well as the timing, when there are bills to pay and/or a family to support.
In a recent roundtable discussion I was asked to share my most powerful tool for personal growth through self-awareness. It’s impossible to say that any one tool is the most powerful, because it depends on the person.
It’s an interesting conundrum. Say you’re a manager, a senior-level executive, or a human resources employee; your job is to be a leader, yes, but also to pick out leaders, to select who will be promoted, given extra responsibility, head up a project or team.
On its surface, hiring a virtual assistant sounds like a win-win situation. You get to offload some of your less enjoyable tasks -- freeing up your time for higher-dollar activities -- all while giving a talented administrative professional the chance to earn a decent wage.