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4 Must Watch Videos If You Want to Be A Successful Virtual Assistant

4 Must Watch Videos If You Want to Be A Successful Virtual Assistant

The road to being a successful Virtual Assistant is not a straight path. The right mindset and the ability to motivate yourself to always be in your A game is very important. Working remotely can be demotivating at times so finding ways to empower yourself through self-learning is the best way to deal with the feeling of being stuck.

In this blog post, I’ll share with you 4 videos from credible gurus – Brendon Burchard, Sir Ken Robinson, Seth Godin and Marie Forleo. I’m sure you’ll pick up heaps of no non-sense tips from these videos about mindfulness, dealing with challenges and how to just be truthful with yourself! Get ready with a pen and paper. 😉

Mindset: How Successful People Think

Brendon Burchard is one of the most followed motivational speakers today and in this video he will unravel how successful people think.

0:10 – Success is not a mystery.
0:27 – The Mindset Game
0:51 – History Speaks
1:18 – Unsuccessful people are limiting.
1:59 – Everybody has dreams…
2:24 – Don’t stop.
2:54 – The Builders
3:45 – Agenda: Figure it out.
4:50 – Counting on Luck
5:15 – You can grow.
5:30 – Now is the time.
6:18 – Don’t stop!

Creativity: Can Creativity Be Taught?

In this short video, Sir Ken Robinson defines creativity and how it can be taught. Simple and insightful.

0:12 – Who is Sir Ken Robinson
1:24 – What is creativity?
1:34 – It’s a process.
2:04 – It has to be original.
2:25 – What’s its value?
3:08 – You don’t need to be arty.
3:38 – Can creativity be taught?
4:19 – Teaching is enabling.
5:16 – Criteria of Creativity
6:10 – Be confident.

Uniqueness: How To Get Your Ideas Noticed Like a Purple Cow

In a world of too many options and too little time, our obvious choice is to just ignore the ordinary. Marketing guru Seth Godin spells out why, when it comes to getting our attention, bad or bizarre ideas are more successful than boring ones – just like a purple cow.

0:26 – 4 Examples of Success
0:59 – The History of Slice Bread
1:44 – It’s not about the patent.
2:19 – Welcome to the century of idea diffusion
2:42 – The TV Industrial Complex
4:27 – I don’t care.
5:20 – What’s water salad?
5:51 – It’s all about me.
6:20 – More choices, less time.
6:50 – Look! A purple cow!
7:15 – Is it remarkable?
8:02 – Tiffany & Co. , Walmart and the fashion business…
9:56 – Mass marketing is dead.
10:26 – What is “Otaku”?
12:00 – Sell it to people who are listening.
12:03 – Steve Jobs & Pearl Jam
13:10 – Tell me…Am I Hot or Not?
13:51 – From ashes to gems…
14:22 – Design Rules Now.
14:29 – Safe is risky.
14:46 – Very good is bad.
15:00 – Milk, Milk, Milk, Milk…NOT Milk!
15:34 – How a Building Changed a City’s Economy
16:30 – If that’s nowhere, it’s in the middle of it.
16:57 – 55 foot tall Lava lamp in the center of town?! I wanna go there!

Success: The Truth About Overnight Success

From Naah To Yeyyyy!!! Is there a thing as an “overnight success”? Marie Forleo answers this head on…

1:01 – We Live in An Over-hyped Culture
1:23 – Success Doesn’t Happen Fast
1:43 – Extremely Rare Exception & Not The Rule!
2:50 – You Might Not Know The Whole Story
3:43 – Be Careful What You Wish For

” If you want to be an overnight success, you need to be an everyday hustler.” – Marie Forleo

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Gwenn Doria

Founder and Author at Virtual Success Avenue
Hey there, awesome! I started this blog because I understand the challenges of starting out and thriving as a professional working from home. My aim is to empower aspiring and fellow Virtual Assistants by sharing tips, inspiring stories and lessons learned about the Virtual Assistant industry. Get to know me more by visiting the "About Me" page. 🙂 Cheers!