Hiring a virtual assistant can be a game changer. When you have a good relationship with your VA, you not only have more time but more energy to get through your to-do list. On the flip side, losing your VA can be devastating. If you have good systems and procedures in place, it may not be too difficult to find a replacement EXCEPT that developing a good camaraderie takes time.
There are many reasons you may lose your VA, ranging from the VA changing direction in their business to burning out. You might have no control over the reason they leave if it is a business decision, but you definitely can help prevent burnout. Below are some tips for balancing workload without losing your virtual assistant.