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Tag: Delegation

119: Making the Most of Your Personal & Professional Life

We all want to hire people who are good at what they do, but how do we make sure we’re allowing our team members to play to their unique strengths? This is a question that Carrie Fabris has helped many leaders answer as a coach and a speaker, and in this episode, she’s going to share her insight with our listeners. Anyone who listens to this episode should gain a better understanding of what it means to leverage your strengths in your personal and professional life, while also equipping others to do the same.

How to Stop Self-Doubt & Become a Confident Leader

Even the most capable working professionals struggle with self-doubt, costing themselves time, money, opportunities, and their reputations. This week, we’re featuring one of our favorite episodes from the last two years of the One Next Step podcast. In this episode, BELAY CFO Lisa Zeeveld interviews Tricia Sciortino, BELAY CEO, focusing on her approach to helping leaders harness their grit and trust their gut so they can defeat self-doubt, gain confidence, and make progress on their priorities.

116 BONUS: What We’ve Learned as Married Business Partners

In this Bonus Next Step, BELAY clients Tony & Kristina Ebel share the biggest lesson they’ve learned about relationships from running a business together.

116: How A VA Can Help Scale Two Businesses at Once

Many business owners who hire a virtual assistant expect that it will help them stay organized professionally, but people don’t always realize that working with a VA can also empower you to build a healthier personal life. This is especially true for today’s guests, Tony and Kristina Ebel, because they are spouses who run two successful businesses together. Tony and Kristina are the owners of The Pediatric Experience, which includes both a brick and mortar and an online business. In this episode, Kristina and Tony will talk through some of the biggest challenges they’ve faced while building their businesses, and they’ll explain how hiring a BELAY virtual assistant has helped them grow both individually and collectively.

114 BONUS: How To Set Your VA Relationship Up For Success

In this Bonus Next Step, BELAY client Bruce Ackerman talks about the most important things you can do to create a lasting partnership with your new VA right from the start.

114: What Can a Virtual Assistant Do For You?

When scaling a business, it’s natural to reach a point where you feel like your limited capacity is slowing down the business’ growth. In this episode, LZ will talk with Bruce Ackerman about his experience hiring a BELAY virtual assistant. Bruce is the founder of Printavo, a software company that helps screen printing shops stay organized as they grow. Bruce will also talk about some of the biggest challenges he’s overcome while building his business and will share advice for other entrepreneurs.

111: 2022 Social Media State of the Union

What worked for your business on social media in the past — even six months ago — will probably not work today. Social media is constantly changing, and keeping up with the latest trends and growth strategies is a full-time job. So in this episode, BELAY Social Media Strategist Jessica Doehling provides a state of the union on social media in 2022. She breaks down the biggest trends, explains how to determine which platforms you should focus on, and gives an overview of the most important things to include in a social media strategy. Whether you’re running your own socials or just want to better understand the landscape your marketing team is working in, this conversation is packed with useful information.

109: 4 Strategies for Effective Communication

Communication is one of the most important parts of a leader’s job, and yet 66% of leaders report feeling uncomfortable communicating with their employees. In this episode, BELAY Vice President of Operations Matt Seaton unpacks four necessities for communicating effectively with your team. He also shares practical tips for implementing those strategies and explains how leaders of remote and hybrid teams can build connections even without physical proximity.

107: How To Get Buy-In To Your Mission, Vision & Values

In this episode, BELAY CFO Lisa Zeeveld and CEO Tricia Sciortino break down the process of building culture, from defining your values to integrating those values into your team’s daily routines. Tricia and Lisa also share some creative examples of the ways BELAY has implemented the core values of gratitude, fun, and vision.

106: My Pleasure: How a BELAY VA Serves Chick-fil-A

In this episode, BELAY CEO Tricia Sciortino talks with Chick-fil-A operator Rob Herold and his BELAY virtual assistant, Mindy Brewer. Rob and Mindy share practical insight about the process of onboarding and beginning to delegate to a VA. They also explain how their partnership frees Rob up to focus on the things he does best. Whether you’re currently working with a VA or you’re considering hiring one but aren’t sure if you’re ready, this episode is full of valuable information.