In this episode, JW Oliver explains how to free up your time, elevate yourself and your team using virtual teams. He also covers how to leverage your growth using insourcing. Listen in to learn how to get the most out of your virtual assistant and experiencing higher levels of productivity.
The sinking of a water well at Triple S Centre of Hope ensured access to clean water for the children at the centre. But children do not survive on water alone, they need food. Though we have been blessing the centre with basic food items from the grocery stores we felt the importance of establishing… Continue reading Improving the nutritional status of orphans and vulnerable children in Domboshava
Excellence is both a choice and commitment. It is a choice to being the best version of yourself and a commitment to applying yourself to the best of your ability. Excellence is sustained by the application of the principle of kaizen- a Japanese philosophy of changing for the better or constant improvement. To stay true… Continue reading Affiliate yourself to the Excellence Club
Global BP Solutions / ZimWorX continues to positively impact the community. The organization recently partnered with Ms Chido Gutu who is, the Lead Recruiter at Global BP Solutions and founder of Let Them Trust at an event held in Gutsa Village in Domboshava. During this event, two programs were running simultaneously. 33 Adolescent girls received reusable sanitary… Continue reading Let Them Trust
At the end of the last quarter, we embarked on a process of extending our sphere of impact to the policing fraternity. Today, 5 May 2021, saw us cementing our relationship with the Zimbabwe Republic Police by donating some musical, information and technology equipment and groceries to the Police Headquarters National Chaplaincy Department. Part of… Continue reading Ministry within the police force.
Growing means moving from one stage to a better one, and that’s what you definitely want for your business. Growth for your business means more than just profits and sales, it encompasses more things that allow your business to be considered a success. Growth is aligned with economies of scale, this means as the business… Continue reading 5 step checklist on growing your business
The win-win-win mantra undergirds our Growing Together Culture. At the beginning of the year, Pastoral Care launched an incentive-based strategy with the objective of increasing participation in our programs and activities. Our pastoral care programs are tailor-made to contribute to the spiritual and other developmental aspects of the human person. Active participation by employees will… Continue reading A win for One is a win for many
Companies need to become adaptable and adjust their business models to reflect the changes brought by the digital era. Customer experience is a core component in today’s evolving digital economy. Customer demands are increasing day by day. These demands are increasingly focused on speed, digitization, reliability, convenience, and accessibility, influencing organizations to rethink customer experience.… Continue reading Customer care in the digital era: creating a safe space for customers.
What matters when taking care of others is being the best at what you do. As a dental office, your number one goal is to serve your patients. Providing the best care possible is your number one priority. Outsourcing for dentists is a step you need to take for your Dental Practice. Dental insurance and… Continue reading Easy Dental Billing : Outsourcing for Dentists
Our Growing Together Culture is animated by the win-win-win philosophy. We are all motivated by winning – that is a social fact. Unfortunately, this can lead to excessive competition to outdo the other. At ZimWorX, our approach to winning is not undergirded by the quest to out-do each other but rather by the desire to… Continue reading Win-Win-Win
“What are you discussing with each other while you walk along?” This is how Jesus entered into a conversation with the two disciples on the way to Emmaus (Lk24:13-35). They were coming from a situation of deep hurt and betrayal. Their responsorial psalm to Jesus’ conversation starter was nothing but a lucid expression of shattered… Continue reading Why we do what we do
As a startup, it is important to understand the concept of investing. To invest is to allocate money in the expectation of some benefit in the future. In finance, the benefit of an investment is called a return. Why is it important for you to invest in the elements of your business? Simple to get… Continue reading Ways to invest and improve your small business
I’m encouraged by the people of Judah’s Faith. When they were under attack from the Moabite, and Ammonite armies. In the face of this great army, they said “we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you” (2… Continue reading Focus on God.
On 29 January 2021 representatives of the 3 organizations, that we collaborated within our community outreach efforts, converged at our offices in CBD. These are reps from ChengaOse Association, Triple S Centre of Hope and Nyararai Children’s Home. This time our focus was not on the disadvantaged children but on the men and women who… Continue reading Caring for the caregiver
Insourcing or Offshore managed services is when a third-party provider gives your business virtual assistance in varying office tasks, for example, insourced office assistants. This is typically it is when the back-office processes are delegated to a remote team as a way to save money. Some of the processes are not money generating but remain… Continue reading What to consider when insourcing back office processes.
As a business your number one focus is SELLING, right? Wrong, there is so much more than getting profits. When it comes to business you need to focus primarily on the relationships you build with your clientele. Fostering the idea of profit and relationships is delicate and needs to be handled with care. Content Marketing… Continue reading Content Marketing: eliminating redundancy in your marketing activities
Choosing the best outsourcing destination has become a strategic decision for businesses. In order to reduce overhead and operational costs, small to medium business owners are turning to outsourcing their tasks, and Africa is fast becoming an outsourcing destination of choice. When considering the cost of hiring full time qualified employees, the option of outsourcing… Continue reading Africa Set to Become One of the Best Outsourcing Destinations
Reputation is the beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something. A brand’s reputation is what its clients and competitors say or think about it. It is important that a business achieves or maintains a good reputation. There’s numerous factors that contribute to the standing of a business, such as your social… Continue reading Online Reputation Management And Its Impact On Your Business
The urgent need for today’s world is not wealth but people who, by living selflessly and giving generously, stand up and add value to other people’s lives. At the end it’s not really about how much (quantity) you have given. It’s about who you’ve lifted up and who you’ve made better (quality). On 27 &… Continue reading “Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to help them” (Proverbs 3:27)
In the midst of crisis, your business faces a variety of unforeseen problems, and you might end up thinking that your business may not make it through. However, in-sourcing is one way that can help you minimize the effects of a crisis. The biggest questions most business owners are asking themselves are: Will my business… Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to In-source When in Crisis
Your office may be closed but that doesn’t mean that you can’t be productive. You can leverage remote team members to ensure that your business survives and thrives. Now is the time to activate your resources to come back to clean reports and more efficient systems. Outstanding claims Your remote team member can be checking… Continue reading 9 Actions Your Remote Team Members Can Be Doing Now
Here’s a guide on how to access the $360 billion in loans and grants that the stimulus package allocates for small businesses. Congress has allocated a significant amount of money to support small businesses, as the latest Corona Virus stimulus package. Getting the know-how or the correct information on accessing it can be somewhat difficult.… Continue reading How Small Businesses Can Get Money from the Stimulus Package
Insourcing is the business practice of contracting remote team members to take care of certain tasks instead of assigning those tasks to internal employees. During this pandemic, companies that were not prepared to go fully remote can turn to in-sourcing to ensure that business continues. Insourcing is a business practice performed within the operational structure of… Continue reading In-sourcing During and After this Covid-19 Pandemic
The novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, has rapidly changed the way global citizens live and work, with many employees now working remotely (from home). Remote work situations vary for employees. Some stay alone and work in an empty house, in the same space as their roommates, or with spouses and children present. The coronavirus, however, has limited… Continue reading Working Remotely During the Corona Virus Pandemic
How to identify Toxic team members Every environment has toxic team members, whether corporate or social. However, there is a difference between difficult team members and toxic team members. A toxic team member is anyone who is abusive, unsupportive, or unhealthy emotionally—someone who basically brings you down more than up. There is always that one… Continue reading Dealing with Toxic Team Members in 4 Easy Steps
A virtual team has become the new human capital trend that has taken many industries by storm. The idea of having a team working remotely seems unorthodox and difficult to handle, especially if your business is fast-paced. As your business owner, you might be worried about how to manage virtual team productivity. However, a virtual… Continue reading How To Increase Virtual Team Productivity
Teamwork makes the dream work! An ideal working environment is what everyone wants. Being able to feel comfortable with the people you work with allows the team to improve its work and to get work done effectively. Working environments also influence work culture which can translate to employees to naturally offer great customer service. Team… Continue reading How To Improve Your Team’s Customer Service Skills
There are a number of apps that can help boost your productivity, from reminders about important deadlines and taking notes, to communicating and collaborating with your team. These apps can help you to get it done quicker and more efficiently, which increases productivity. Evernote Evernote is a digital notebook that allows you to jot down… Continue reading 6 Useful Apps to Boost Your Productivity
There is a fine line that distinguishes insourcing and outsourcing and how it functions within the business process. A lot of people with experience with virtual assistants will tell you to outsource and sometimes the two are confused for each other and often misused in the definition. In this post, we discuss why you should… Continue reading Why You Should Insource and Not Outsource
Africa is a culturally diverse continent that has shown substantial growth in relation to technology, cultural adaptation, and education. This growth has given businesses from other continents the opportunity to benefit from talent through virtually insourcing Africa. Insourcing is utilized by companies to dial down and focus on the core aspects of the business, spinning… Continue reading Insourcing Africa: 10 Reasons Why Africa Is The Best Destination
Money, Money, Money, that’s probably the first thing you think of when it comes to your business.The biggest question as a business is, “what are some of the key areas we are spending money on that we shouldn’t?”Whether your business is small or big, hiring new personnel that’s qualified puts a strain on your business’ finances.You are probably… Continue reading Payroll costs driving you up the wall? Here’s how to Save up to 75%
There is a distinctive difference between “outsourcing” and “insourcing” that should be clarified. It’s important to understand the difference as you look to leverage it as a part of your business. Both have a specific function and fit in the business marketplace, but it is important to understand your objective and long-term goals. Outsourcing is… Continue reading Insourcing versus Outsourcing
When giving back is part of who you are “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — Mahatma Gandhi It is an important part of human nature to belong. The best way of belonging is immersing yourself in the community and helping those that need it. Chenga… Continue reading Becoming more than just a business: Chenga Ose Association
The month of October comes with it a campaign that is very close to our hearts, Breast Cancer Awareness. The whole world turns pink in support of one of the biggest campaigns in the world. Why pink though? Is it its feminine association? A random pick? Or did the color come by mere accident? How… Continue reading How Pink Became the Color of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Virtual Team members work remotely from a different geographical location. This requires them to leverage technology to ensure consistent communication is maintained with their employer. Communicating with virtual teams is key to the success of any business that is outsourcing. The most commonly used methods to communicate with virtual team members are phone and video… Continue reading Communicating with Virtual Teams
Recruiting virtual team members is becoming a leading trend globally. Having outsourced virtual teams that work remotely has become a favorable and cost-effective alternative. Developments in technology mean searching for talent is no longer restricted by geography. This comprehensive guide to outsourcing can help you better understand how virtual teams are the future of efficient… Continue reading Managing Outsourced Virtual Teams
In the hiring of a new or replacement position, as business owners we fail to compute the added expenses both tangible and intangible. To accurately budget for each new position, we must consider many of the fixed and variable costs we will incur: Salary or Hourly rate Matching of FICA Health insurance Workman’s Compensation Insurance… Continue reading It’s more than just payroll
Dream Big. Set goals. Make plans. Live life. Love Jesus. In today’s global and mobile economy, you can live where you want, travel where you choose, take in the beauty of this world, and still perform your daily work responsibilities. With the advent of mobile technology, outsourcing, flexible work environments, proper planning and selection of… Continue reading Global & Mobile
University education, Masters’ degree, PhD, advanced certifications, more CE credits! These are all great and valuable, but here are 10 things that will advance you FAR MORE than any degree or certification. They require no talent, only drive, determination and perseverance. Anyone can master them and be an employer’s DREAM! You will gain the respect… Continue reading No Talent Required
Fast-growing businesses can be exhilarating as well as exhausting! The excitement is seeing revenue growth, an expanded customer base, product development, and growth of your team. The downside is CASH FLOW! However, outsourcing helps business owners around the world to sleep better at night. *It is estimated that cash flow; Keeps 35% of business owners… Continue reading Cashflow Insomnia: How Outsourcing Helps You Sleep Better
Increase productivity and get a return on investment on your outsourced virtual team. Recruiting virtual team members is becoming a leading trend globally. Business owners and entrepreneurs with remote staff have reported it as being a favorable and cost-effective alternative. Dell is just one of the many companies opting to make use of virtual teams… Continue reading 5 Keys To Virtual Team Success
Growing Together Goals: Assisting our very own, Petrina, in rebuilding her house after it had been reduced to ashes by a vicious fire. We came together and demonstrated how we will “Grow Together”!
As part of our Outreach Project, we periodically visit Rose Of Sharon Visit Children’s home and help out in any way we can including donating food, cleaning and praying with the children.
Takudza is an eight-year-old orphan who suffers from Cerebral Palsy. Recently he struggled from a bout with pneumonia and had to be hospitalized. Upon inspection of his home, it was discovered that its poor condition played a role in Takudza’s pneumonia. Global BP and its employees immediately assisted with food and house renovations, making the… Continue reading Hopley Outreach Project
We are inundated with interruptions “disguised as opportunities” every day. They keep us distracted from that “ONE THING” or the “BIG GOAL” we are looking to conquer! Here are a few of mine, yours may be similar; Smart Phones That all-important DING of the text that drives our instant curiosity Social Media The bombardment of… Continue reading Distracted From Success
More time is what we all desire as Managers, Business owners, CEO’s and entrepreneurs. The use of Virtual Teams (VT) and Outsourcing is one of the most effective ways to grow your business, elevate your existing team, and find you more time to work “On” the business not “in” the business. There are five keys… Continue reading More Time
Ready, Set… We often need help like yesterday, but the “traditional” time from job outline to onboarding can be a time consuming and arduous task for even the most experienced people. Adding a Virtual Team (VT) member to your organization doesn’t have to be difficult if using the right offshore provider. Onboarding can be as… Continue reading From Dream Team To Reality