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Video Tips: 10 Tips for Communicating with Remote staff

In this week’s video I am going to talk about 10 tips for communicating with remote staff. Naturally these are relevant to our line of business - working with virtual assistants - but increasingly business is global and workforces are fragmented.

Many businesses are now not only feeling the benefits of working with VAs but also using outsourcing platforms such as Freelancer, People Per Hour and individuals and agencies across the globe to deliver tasks.

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How to Give Feedback to a Virtual Assistant

Feedback is one of the most important steps to take when delegating your work to someone. It is crucial to building a good working relationship with your virtual assistant and ensuring great communication.

Criticism wrapped in praise can be very tricky and we, as people, tend to focus only on the negative. This can in turn affect your overall communication with your virtual assistant.

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Here's a Great Hack for Communicating with your Virtual Assistant (Virtual PA)

I didn't drag you all this way just to remind how much cleverer Tim Ferriss is than me. No, instead I want to show you another useful little hack for ensuring things are absolutely clear to your VA. And that is "screen recording" (you can see an example at the end of the post).

With a screen recorder it is easy to capture and then share footage from your desktop

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