BELAY Blog: How To's & Tips on Leadership & Remote Working

Small Business

What Companies & Churches Can Learn From Target

Find out how churches can learn from Target's strategy by separating their model from their mission, enhancing digital and in-person engagement, and...

Client Success Story

Adam Lister

Adam Lister is the founder and principal of One Twelve Strategies, a consulting agency passionate about catalyzing positive change in communities...

Client Success Story

John Rex

John Rex is the president of Rex Executive Leadership, a business consulting firm turning C-suite leaders into elite executives.

Small Business

Surprising Ways Leadership Is Changing

Effective leadership in today's workplace requires shifting from control to trust, empowering teams to work autonomously, and fostering a culture of...

Church

Nick Newman

Nick Newman is the lead pastor of Propel Church, a church in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, and the founder of Selah Leaders, a nonprofit serving...

Client Success Story

Michael Lampe

Michael Lampe is the founder and CEO of Scient Public Relations, a communications and consulting firm exclusively serving clients in the healthcare...

Small Business

How to Stay Hungry and Sustain Success

This story is a testament to the power of resilience, lifelong learning and a collaborative, inclusive approach to leadership.

Client Success Story

Doug Poll

Doug Poll is a Southwest Florida C12 chair at C12 Group, an organization leading business owners and executives to build great businesses for the...

Client Success Story

Danielle Alderson

Danielle Alderson is the owner-operator at the Chick-fil-A Eastpoint restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland.

Small Business

Every Top Leader's Secret Weapon

Unlock the potential of your leadership with the strategic investment in an executive assistant, as Jason Pond from Grizzly Broadband elucidates the...

Leadership

Church Accounting: A Comprehensive Guide

This comprehensive guide equips you with the tools and knowledge needed to manage your ministry's finances with transparency, responsibility and...

Client Success Story

Sarah Moore

Sarah Moore is the founder and CEO of Inquiry & Renegade, an organization focused on executive coaching and fundraising consulting for nonprofit...

Small Business

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Bookkeeper

In this episode of Business Made Simple, Donald Miller and our CFO Lisa Zeeveld discuss the importance of hiring a good bookkeeper for small...

Small Business

How to Think Like a Fortune 500 Company

Learn how to be a river, not a flood, by finding the gaps and filling them with people instead of doing it all yourself.

Client Success Story

Steve Perkins

Steve Perkins is the founder and CEO of Greenhouse Coaching, an organization helping its clients figure out what’s next and focus on what matters...

Client Success Story

Bri McKoy

Bri McKoy is an accidental home chef-turned-food blogger, kitchen teacher, and cookbook author.

Client Success Story

Clay Morgan

Clay Morgan is the executive director of BNI Middle Tennessee, Kentucky, Southern Indiana, the world's largest referral networking organization.

Small Business

How Great Sales Teams Scale Organizations

Build a successful sales team by focusing on understanding customer needs, hiring the right people, creating a defined sales process and developing...

Church

Brett Coates

Brett Coates is the executive pastor of Real Life Christian Church, a church in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Client Success Story

Jay Roundy

Jay Roundy is a leading transformational performance expert in sports and business and the co-owner and COO of P2 Performance Plus, a company focused...

Client Success Story

Jake Hammel

Jake Hammel is the founder and principal of Just Jake & Co., a company that offers digital marketing consulting, talent relations and booking...

Client Success Story

Carrie Fabris

Carrie Fabris is the founder and chief reframer of CareerFrame, offering world-class career coaching and consulting to individuals and businesses.

Church

Deborah Tepley

Deborah Tepley is the executive director of Church of the Advent, a church existing to join people to God, to one another, and to Christ’s work of...

Remote Work

How to Successfully Win at Work and Home

Discover actionable strategies to set boundaries, delegate tasks and reclaim your precious personal time — all without sabotaging your career.

Client Success Story

Tom Gorczynski

Thomas Gorczynski is a senior tax consultant whose practice focuses on developing advanced tax reduction strategies for individuals and...

Small Business

Career Changes: How To Navigate What's Next

Taking Jeff Henderson's insights from his book What to Do Next, uncover signs for change, optimal options and the power of your network.

Client Success Story

Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller, the president and co-founder of Farmers Hen House, oversees the egg grading and distribution facility in Kalona, Iowa.

Small Business

The 7 Accelerants of Personal Growth

From taking strategic risks to embracing constraints and playing to your distinctive strengths, discover the keys to personal and team growth.

Client Success Story

Keith Cupp

Keith Cupp is the founder and head coach of Gravitas Impact, an organization helping coaches build and execute their unique personal roadmap to...

Small Business

How to Achieve Goals that Feel Impossible

Discover how a mindset shift can lead to unprecedented success. Learn the impact of breaking free from limitations and aligning for future...

Small Business

5 Small Business Mistakes to Avoid

Looking for small business tips and tricks? Before making a growth plan, take these common small business mistakes into consideration.

Client Success Story

Denise Soler Cox

Denise Soler Cox is a keynote speaker, filmmaker, author and multi-passionate entrepreneur who helps organizations bring a fresh perspective to DEI...

Small Business

When to Swipe Right On Your Forever Hire

Identifying the right cultural fit is crucial; soft skills and cultural alignment matter more than hard skills, ensuring a harmonious team dynamic...

Client Success Story

Drew Jones

Drew Jones is the executive pastor of ChristChurch Presbyterian, a church that exists to gather and grow a community of disciples who live for the...

Client Success Story

James Alvich

James Alvich is the co-founder of MAS - Music and Strategy, a creative music company for brands and agencies.

Client Success Story

Rodney Finglass

Rodney Finglass is the co-owner of ImproveIT! of Atlanta, a quality roofing service for metro Atlanta homeowners.

Small Business

My Pleasure: How a BELAY VA Serves Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A operator Rob Herold and his BELAY Virtual Assistant, Mindy Brewer, share practical insight about onboarding and beginning to delegate to...

Client Success Story

Jan Jarrett

Jan Jarrett is an administrative consultant of Better for Pennsylvania, a 501(c)(4) organization working toward building a Pennsylvania that's fair...

Client Success Story

Ryan Treadwell

Ryan Treadwell is the Director of Operations at Orchard, an organization that helps ministry leaders thrive by providing cost-free, customized...

Delegation

Leaders, It's Time to Fire Yourselves

Unlocking your leadership potential by mastering the art of delegation to empower your team, gain fresh perspectives and promote growth.

Client Success Story

Wes Gay

As a StoryBrand Certified Copywriter, Wes Gay works from the StoryBrand Framework to help his clients build better businesses through clear messaging...

Small Business

Managing Your Marketing ROI

Learn how to manage and track your marketing efforts for any business size or stage.

Virtual Assistants

Joshua Rystedt

Joshua Rystedt is the founder and managing owner of R Creative, a marketing agency that reimagines its clients’ digital effectiveness and increases...

Client Success Story

Chris Darley

Chris Darley is the owner and operator of both the Chick-fil-A East Lake in Marietta, Georgia, and the Chick-fil-A Mercedes-Benz Stadium locations.

Client Success Story

Mike Mannina

Mike Mannina is the founder and CEO of ThriveWorx, a collective impact platform that mobilizes the best of business, local leadership, non-profit and...

Church

5 Tips for Church Accounting

Looking for tips or a guide on accounting for your church? We’ve compiled the top five tips every pastor should know.

Virtual Assistants

Jon LoDuca

Jon LoDuca is the founder and CEO of PlaybookBuilder, a revolutionary knowledge management tool that helps drive higher results in organizations by...

Remote Work

BELAY 201: Our Secret Sauce

We’re sharing all our secrets. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how we’ve been so successful serving our clients by investing in our people.

Church

Theresa Fauser

Theresa Fauser is the executive pastor at The Foundry, a church on a mission to know, follow and share Jesus with their community of Houston, Texas,...

Virtual Assistants

DNA of a Great VA

When you have a great VA by your side, you are ready to tackle anything and everything. Learn the ins and outs of what makes a VA great here.

Virtual Assistants

Luke Canup

Luke Canup is the president of Covered and Clad, a Christian-based company specializing in commercial flooring and select wall finishes — striving to...

Small Business

How Much Does A Social Media Manager Cost?

Trying to decide if you can afford to hire a Social Media Manager? We’ve got you covered. Learn about average rates and factors that affect Social...

Small Business

Accounting Services 101

Accounting Services 101—the only guide you need. Learn about the basics of working in the financials of a business, skills required, finding work and...

Small Business

How Much Does An Accounting Clerk Cost?

Trying to decide if you can afford to hire an Accounting Clerk? We’ve got you covered. Learn about average rates and factors that affect Accounting...

Virtual Assistants

Virtual Assistant 101

Virtual Assistant 101—the only guide you need. Learn about the basics of becoming a VA, skills required, finding work and steps to hire a Virtual...

Virtual Assistants

Beau Sides

Beau Sides is the founder and president of Global Partners in Life, a non-profit organization that helps widows, orphaned children, special needs...

Small Business

How Much Does A Payroll Specialist Cost?

Trying to decide if you can afford to hire a Payroll Specialist? We’ve got you covered. Learn about average rates and factors that affect Payroll...

Virtual Assistants

Back-to-Basics: A Beginner's Guide to BELAY

BELAY is a 100% remote virtual staffing solutions company established in 2010 with the mission to equip you with the confidence to climb higher.

Virtual Assistants

How Much Does An Executive Assistant Cost?

Trying to decide if you can afford to hire an executive assistant? We’ve got you covered. Learn about average rates and factors that affect Executive...

Virtual Assistants

Melissa Lockwood

Dr. Melissa Lockwood, the founder of Heartland Foot and Ankle Associates, has guided her patients with varying foot problems since opening the...

Small Business

How Much Does A Fractional CFO Cost?

Trying to decide if you can afford to hire a Fractional CFO? We’ve got you covered. Learn about average rates and factors that affect Fractional CFO...

Virtual Assistants

Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson is the co-founder and CEO at Catalyit, an IT services and consulting firm simplifying technology for insurance agents.

Small Business

The Enneagram at Work: Part 2

By using the Enneagram as a guide, you will expand and cultivate self-awareness along with understanding the people around you better.

Small Business

The Enneagram at Work: Part 1

By using the Enneagram as a guide, you will expand and cultivate self-awareness along with understanding the people around you better.

Virtual Assistants

Charles Woodin

Charles Woodin is the CEO of Geekdom, a collaborative startup community committed to contribution.

Accounting Services

Bria Gilmore

Bria Gilmore is the Discipleship Pastor at Bay Chapel, a church existing to help people find God and find life through a relationship with Jesus...

Small Business

How Solopreneurs Succeed

Solopreneurs can succeed by developing a new mindset and understanding how old stories are affecting them.

Small Business

The Power of Recognition

Let’s cover why recognition should play a vital role in any business and dig into the specific types of recognition your team members will value most.

Small Business

How the Right VA Stands Out

We’ve covered how to find a VA in episode 120, but how do you identify the right VA who stands out in the crowd?

Virtual Assistants

How To Hire a Virtual Assistant

Here are some steps you can take to find and identify candidates that can be your next great Virtual Assistant.

Virtual Assistants

Caitlyn Brazill

Caitlyn Brazill is the Chief Development Officer at Per Scholas, a national organization that has been advancing economic mobility for more than 25...

Small Business

My Pleasure: How a BELAY VA Serves Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A operator Rob Herold uses a BELAY Virtual Assistant to handle tasks like scheduling, social media and email — freeing him up to focus on...

Virtual Assistants

Keith Singletary

Keith Singletary has been the operator of Chick-fil-A Capital Centre in Largo, Maryland, for nearly 23 years.

Small Business

The Importance of Small Businesses

Small businesses are the heart of our communities, creating jobs, driving economic growth and contributing to innovation.

Virtual Assistants

Max Walker

Max Walker is the co-founder of Piton Labs, a software engineering agency focused on startups and innovation projects within enterprise companies.

Small Business

How to Take Time Off As a Business Owner

Is there something that’s preventing you from taking the time off that you should? Let’s break down the why’s and identify the how’s of vacation time.

Virtual Assistants

Jason Barrett

Jason Barrett is the founder and master distiller of Black Button Distilling, the first grain-to-glass craft distillery in Rochester, New York, since...