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VirtualBusinessLifestyle.com’s Chris Ducker On The Ins & Outs Of Hiring & Working With Virtual Assistants

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When it comes to running a successful virtual business, you really can’t go at it completely alone. No, this doesn’t mean you need a bunch of employees or any of that jazz. But you are going to need some kind of help at some point. I can tell you for sure that my business increased, stress decreased, and happiness also increased when I hired my two virtual assistants, and , last year.

Outsourcing (and letting go a bit…or a lot) is hugely important and there might not be anyone better than today’s guest, the creator of Chris Ducker, to discuss it.

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QUESTION: What has been your experience with VA’s? Do you work with one (or more?) If not, are you interested? Why or why not?

About Today’s Guest, Chris Ducker:

Chris DuckerChris is a thirty-something, 20-year sales and marketing guy, originally from the UK. However, for the last 10 years he’s lived in the Philippines, where for the last 5+ years he’s owned and operated his own Total Business Outsourcing firm, the of Companies. Chris is also a husband and father of three awesome kids!

At the beginning of 2010 Chris launched as a way to track his own journey of hopefully becoming a full-time Virtual CEO by the end of the year, completely removing himself from his business on a day-to-day basis. In late December 2010, Chris achieved the goal and spent less than 6 days in the office in total – all whilst still conversing with clients, working closely with management, signing up new clients, and working on his 2011 business plan.

Now Chris’ mission is a very simple one – to help others do the same, and spread the word of the ‘Virtual Business Lifestyle’.

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