215: From working in finance corporation, now Founder and Virtual Assistant Trainor of a Virtual Assistant Academy, helping entrepreneurs scale and provide virtual jobs for military spouses with over 90 FTEs. (Molly Rose Speed)

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In this episode, I interview Molly Rose Speed, Founder and Virtual Assistant Trainor of Virtual Assistant Academy based in Destin, United States, Florida. Molly set up her own business to help entrepreneurs scale and provide virtual jobs for military spouses.

From working in incorporation finance, Molly decided to do something better for her life by growing her own business. Molly Rose’s Virtual Assistant Academy was established in 2014 and has been running for over 9 years.  

Molly has said that growing a business includes facing challenges and solving problems. So she says, “Don’t be afraid to take risks.”

This Cast Covers:

  • Training and placement company for Virtual Assistants.
  • An agency for entrepreneurs and online business owners.
  • Providing one-on-one training with virtual assistants.
  • Teaching how to use technology to make passive income during slow times.
  • Sharing the importance and advantages of virtual assistants.
  • Sharing the benefit of applying autonomy at work.
  • Learning how to avoid getting burned out while doing the work you love.
  • Teaching how to achieve your target by meeting the given talent.
  • Partnering with military bases and getting with Airman & Family Readiness. 
  • Learning how to keep maintain balance by taking time for self-care.

Additional Resources:



“Financial success is great, but the impact on others is more important.” —Molly Rose Speed

“If you get bored, create what you want it to be.” —Molly Rose Speed

“Go where the talent is and meet them.” —Molly Rose Speed

“Take time for yourself and do what makes you happy.” —Molly Rose Speed

“Don’t be afraid to take risks.” —Molly Rose Speed


Music from https://filmmusic.io “Cold Funk” by Kevin MacLeod https://incompetech.com. License: CC by http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0