Ep 14 – Deb Ricketts: Outsourcing your overwhelm

Apr 12, 2020

Control your stress levels at work

Right now, so many of us are experiencing overwhelm.

We’re managing a business or changing tactics to keep the money rolling in. And, on top of it all, there’s the whole home-schooling thing!

When your stress levels and work levels are high, outsourcing tasks – such as bookkeeping, administration, and marketing can help relieve the pressure.

Today, I’m chatting with Deb Ricketts from Versatile VA who has some useful tips to share – to help us maintain our mental health.

But before we begin, I’d like to acknowledge this week’s sponsor – The Difference Coach.

Stuck in the overwhelming cycle of procrastination and overthinking as a business owner? Find out how Amanda Du Toit is making a change for business owners – helping them to eliminate their fears, self-doubt, and limiting beliefs. Be sure to check out her Facebook page – www.facebook.com/DifferenceCoach – and feel that renewed sense of calmness and confidence to get your business back on track!

Without further ado, let’s now delve into the episode….


• How do you define overwhelm?
• Why do we experience it?
• How do you know it’s time to outsource your work?
• What type of work can you outsource?
• How does outsourcing improve our mental health?
• What’s the process involved when it comes to managing outsourced work?
• How do you manage your health & wellness?
• How can people connect with you?


As founder of Versatile VA, Deb provides small service-based businesses with a vital time saving solution.

Her outsourced marketing support includes: organic social media management and digital content creation – such as blog writing, newsletters, articles and a versatile range of other services.

Deb manages each client’s business as though it were her own. She knows that each business trusts her to tailor content which reflects their style, tone, language and branding.

Deb loves that her clients can focus on growth and reputation building and know their marketing support is in safe hands.


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Website – https://versatileva.com.au

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/deborahricketts/

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/1VersatileVA/

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