Personal Effectiveness refers to making the best use of your time and making use of your the resources at your disposal, in order to perform to the best of your ability in your organization.
Many business hold in high esteem VA’S who add value to the bottom-line and don’t engage with those who don’t. “Virtual assistant who create value for the business they work with grow faster and get better referrals than those who don’t.”
Have you ever wondered the reason why a Virtual assistant will work with a brand for a very long period and be on retainership which earns him/her more experience and growth while another VA got his or her contract terminated as early as possible .Do you know what the difference is? It’s Value Creation! A value creation mindset involves developing and exercising entrepreneurial attitudes and abilities for a business.
As a Virtual Assistant, having a value creation and ownership mindset serves as a key factor in accelerating the growth and development of your business. A virtual assistant that possesses a value creation mindset is one with a long-term vision. People with long term visions are more likely to succeed than people with short-term vision.
When a Virtual assistant takes a step towards developing and possessing a value creation mindset, it impacts heavily on both the individual and the organization he/ she manages .It strengthens the employer-partnership relationship and instills a sense of mutual trust and confidence.
It enhances the VA’s personal effectiveness while at work and also serves as a booster for career growth and advancement.
It helps in bringing ideas to the forefront related to a particular task or project which in either case might have been dormant due to lack of time and resources. With an ownership mentality setting in, VA attains self-confidence and become more results driven and solutions oriented. It helps business owners to optimally channel their energies and initiatives.
When employees take ownership of the business and add value, they easily get the buy-in of corporate leaders and in no time, find themselves in corporate leadership due to the decision-making ability, leadership strides and trust they have built over time by the value they have contributed.
When you add value to a system, you are indirectly adding value to yourself, which will one day bring you rewards.
It is important to develop a value creation mindset as a business by going out of your job description to make things happen. Think out the big picture, think positively, and think value.