Watch Your Business Take Off With Help From RocketGirl
Belinda Wasser Shares The Value That A Virtual Business Manager Can Bring to Entrepreneurs
In This Episode
Does thinking about the number of unanswered emails in your inbox right now cause you high levels of stress throughout your day? Are you always putting off tasks like finishing that powerpoint for tomorrow’s presentation because you don’t enjoy or have the skills necessary to do it? Maybe it’s time to let someone take over for, like our guest Belinda Wasser, RocketGirl.
Belinda shares with us her journey of creating and naming her business, Rocket Girl. She explains how she works with clients as a business manager to help them be more effective with their time. Belinda also shares how she’s created an online community and training system for other virtual assistants or those interested in pursuing the virtual assistant career path.
First 10 Minutes
Greg and Dave start this episode by talking about their struggles with managing their inboxes which moves into meeting our guest Belinda Wasser. Belinda introduces herself and explains her business as a business manager and virtual assistant. Belinda shares how she got her start and the background behind her business name, Rocket Girl.
10 Minutes – 20 Minutes
Dave asks Belinda what trends or challenges businesses face. Belinda shares how a lot of her work focuses on identifying the tasks that their clients don’t want to or can’t do themselves. She covers those tasks to give people time back in their days.
Greg shares the struggles he faced in handing over tasks to VA/EA’s he’s tried to work with in the past. Belinda highlights some of the ways that you can let go of tasks to allow a VA/EA to take control of certain items. Belinda highlights the importance of having a process and clear communication as to what each other’s expectations are.
Dave brings up the idea of the need for someone to be in a particular headspace to be able to hand over control.
20 Minutes – 30 Minutes
Belinda talks about the place that clients typically need to be in mentally to have a productive relationship with a VA/EA. Belinda suggests starting with bite-sized pieces when beginning to build a relationship with a new client.
Greg transitions the conversation towards the work that Belinda has done in creating the VA connection, an online community. Belinda shares her choice in creating an online training model.
Founder, Rocket Girl Solutions & The VA Connection
A business workflow and productivity expert with 25 years of experience, RocketGirl Solutions Founder Belinda Wasser is hired by small businesses on a contract basis to act as their part-time, “business manager.” In addition, she is the Founder of the VA Connection, a professional online community with the goal of educating and connecting independent virtual assistants around the world.
With a focus on helping her clients make more money, more efficiently and with less stress, Belinda’s past and current work includes streamlining and improving systems, online payment set up and management, social media engagement, website builds and marketing automation. She has worked with a range of high profile companies of all sizes but specializes in supporting small businesses and independent professionals.
Belinda is a sought after speaker on the subjects of small business growth, business technology, brand communication and development and more. Groups who engage her as a speaker benefit from her ability to simply and clearly explain how, when and why technology and marketing can be smoothly incorporated into their daily workflow.
Belinda has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest and other national and local media and has a BA from the University of Virginia.
She lives in New Canaan, CT with her daughter, Emily, her extremely significant other, Greg, and spends her free time gardening, raising backyard chickens and learning how to cook.