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.