If the business fairy left you an assistant, what would you have them do?

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  1. Kay

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    Just a fun little question. I'd offload my pile of scribbled ideas in various notepads to them and ask them to decipher what the heck I was on about when I wrote them! :D
     
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    I'd ask them to do all my bookkeeping and tax returns.
     
  3. howdoi

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    I'd have them do a tone of cold calling, make a kickass website (with adsense and SEO of course) and find me a 2000 Square foot office for only ten bucks a month.
     
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    I'll ask them to pay all my social sucurity loadns, taxes and other benefits :D
     
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    I would ask him (or her) to deal with clients on the phone and e-mail. And, of course, to deal with taxes and other routine matters.
     
  6. Shole

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    I would let him assist me by holding my drinks :p
     
  7. Kay

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    LOL! Shouldn't you be holding them yourself while they do your work? You don't want to waste them on just that.

    Great answers, folks! Keep them coming. :) And howdoi, if you find that office space, we'll all want in on that!
     
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    You see then my work would be to drink those drinks he holds and when all are gone he should get new once :D
     
  9. Lingua21

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    Without a doubt, I would ask the assistant to look after my 2 noisy daughters for a while. I'm trying to work from home at the moment and they can sometimes drive you up the wall. I still love them to bits of course and wouldn't swap them for anything.
     
  10. Fergal

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    I know how you feel Lingua21, it can be difficult working from home when there are kids running about. Do you have a separate room that you use for an office?
     
  11. Kay

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    I hear you, Lingua21. Mine is grown up but still can be pretty noisy! Couple that with the two mutts and there are days I could strangle them. I love them all too. :)

    What ages are they if you don't mind saying? Maybe we can suggest ways to keep them occupied. I was a young girl once myself and have two sisters. I have experience in matters of the feminine mind. :D Do you need to have them in the room with you to be supervised?
     
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    Funny topic. :)

    If I did indeed get an assistant, I would have him or her write business articles that help people solve problems.
     
  13. mackey

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    I would give all the tedious and repetitive tasks to my assistant. I dont want to get burnt. =)
     

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