Have Faith with Jaime and Sara | Live with Bottleneck: A Week In Review

On this episode of Live with Bottleneck: A Week In Review, Jaime and Sara talk about having faith to overcome fears and struggles in business. Bottleneck Distant Assistants had a few losses these past few weeks and although the business isn’t struggling, it’s nice to be able to pay everyone on time.

Join Jaime and Sara live every Friday at 10am CT for this special edition of Live with Bottleneck: A Week In Review, as they talk about what happened this week, what will be happening the following week and how they can overcome challenges that come their way.

Having Faith

For Jamie, faith is necessary in almost every instance of our lives. Rough times are normal. Worrying about the economy is normal. Having faith means that you have hope that everything will be alright. Sara says when you are having troubles in life just have positive outlook, positive vibes and tell yourself with positivity everything will turn out well.

What Happened This Week?

Jamie launched Hot August Nights, a book consultation that offers 50% off on boarding fee and $500 for full time subscription with a total of $1,250 discount if you hire a distant assistant from Bottleneck in the month of August. The Bottleneck Academy trains people to be personal assistants, project coordinators, and be efficient overall for your business. Jaime and Sarah are desperately looking forward to helping people to be more efficient and successful in their  businesses. They have over 75 trained DAs, all of which are deployed to various small businesses and companies around the world.  

Faith is the magical hook for success. Jaime had a long chat with Phil Singleton, founder and CEO of Kansas City Web, about how to run a profitable-wise agency and not revenue-wise. Prior to this, he wasn’t running an EBITDA agency, but now he is earning seven digits. He will reveal the tips and secrets so stay tuned.

Part of this week’s episode is answering some question that collaborates faith and system. Gordon asked Jamie, “What has kept your faith in other challenging times?” Jamie explained that whatever gets in your way, continue going. There are a bunch of grassroots businesses that are doing marketing, reaching out, and basically grovelling, but that’s part of the struggle.

Jamie has been a top salesperson even among those who are incredibly competitive. Being totally responsible with your work is something that people will understand. Focus on the message that clients will understand. You do not have to manipulate people, educate them so they don’t need longer hours and do whatever they are asked to do. Most leaders today are using systems and processes to grow their businesses the right way.

What’s Coming Up?

Next week will be the first year anniversary of Quit Repeating Yourself. Jaime and Sara will be meeting with the marketing team for some ideas on how to deal with challenges, to keep going as long as you are doing right.

A valuable training system will give you the proper platform, to go in the right direction, and support your customers’ needs. Jamie has trained his first assistant for 90 days because she documented what she did on a daily basis. When the system was implemented, it took only two weeks for him to train his next assistant because the system was already in place.

To hear more from Jaime and Sara and how faith can keep a business going, continue listening to this episode.

By Bottleneck Distant Assistants | August 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Live with Bottleneck: A Week In Review, Jaime takes the helm and talks about how making a tough decision is not something one can do lightly. Jaime talks about having to make a few major decisions that proved to be a little hard for everyone.

Join Jaime and Sara live every Friday at 10am CT for this special edition of Live with Bottleneck: A Week In Review. They talk about what happened the previous week, and discuss what will be happening in the following week, as well as things to implement to inspire a better future for all.

Making Tough Decisions Is Tough

With the way things are going, making a tough decision usually involves a few last minute changes that can be pretty hard on some people. These changes can make a huge impact on their work, on their free time, and on other factors in their lives.

“It’s like taking a right turn at 90 miles an hour, we didn’t slow down, and it was pretty wild,” – Jaime Jay

Jaime talks about how impacting these changes were on their business, since they’ve had to make full stops and u-turns on software. It’s a good thing that everyone rallied around the changes and made for a great team effort to overcome what happened.

What Happened This Week

Bottleneck Distant Assistants lost a few clients this week, ones that have been around since the company’s inception. Business has been a little slow, perhaps due to inflation brought upon by the impending recession.

Bottleneck’s social media has picked up already, which is perfect because there’s so much content that needs to be put out there. Jaime was able to meet a few people and build long-lasting professional relationships, which he acknowledges will help the company in the long run.

What’s Coming Up

Jaime has gotten a few new clients on board, which he’s excited about. He’s also come up with a cool new program for partnerships with Bottleneck, and is recruiting people who wants to become a Bottleneck partner.

They’re also writing a book, and it’s called Quit Repeating Yourself. Jaime says that it’s not his book alone, but a collaboration of all the experiences of the people they’ve ever talked to.

He talks in detail about the contents of the book, but there’s so much more to it, especially Sara’s input, that what Jaime revealed aren’t much of spoilers.

It’s all about systems and processes and workflows, but Jaime talks about it in the book in such an interesting way that you’d find yourself turning the page for more information.

To hear more from Jaime and Sara, and how making a tough decision is tough for all parties involved, continue listening to this episode.


Jaime and Sara run a business that helps business owners alleviate the mundane details of their daily lives that free them up to do their best work. That company is Bottleneck Distant Assistants. Jaime and Sara are a married couple that enjoys spending time together playing hockey, boating, spending time with family and friends, and traveling. They also love their dog, Nikita.

Join Jaime and Sara live every Friday at 10 am CT for this special edition of Live with Bottleneck: A Week in Review as they talk about what they’ve learned in the previous week and different things they are going to implement moving forward with the hopes that you might pick something up along the way to improve your life, your relationships and achieve your dreams.

If you have any questions, send them to me at info@bottleneck.online. Hope to see you on the Livestream!!

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Jaime Jay

About Jaime Jay

Meet Jaime Jay – a man who wears many hats, and wears them all admirably. He's a master connector, an entrepreneur extraordinaire, and a published author who knows how to get things done.

Before he found his way to the business world, Jaime served his country as a brave paratrooper in the U.S. Army. But that's just the beginning of his many accomplishments.

He's the founder of the renowned Bottleneck Distant Assistant Services firm, and his book "Quit Repeating Yourself" has become a must-read for entrepreneurs everywhere.

When he's not busy building his empire, you can find him on his beloved Harley Davidson, cruising through the countryside and taking in the invigorating effects of Uitwaaien – a Dutch practice that involves facing the wind to boost health and relieve stress.

He enjoys spending his free time outside building stuff with his wife, Nikita the dog and their two kittens (for now at least) Tommy and Tater.

He is ‘over-the-moon’ happily married to his wonderful wife Sara, his amazing daughter, Jessica, who is serving our country as a United States Army soldier. Jaime and Sara are the proud grand parents of two beautiful little girls.

Victoria Dorsano
Victoria Dorsano
Bottleneck has been such an amazing support for my business! They have a seamless process to ensure you find the right fit for your DDA. I am so thankful I started working with them! I'm now able to accomplish so much more in my business with a personal DDA and editing team on my side. Thank you!!
Rockwell Felder
Rockwell Felder
I cannot thank the team at Bottleneck enough for their incredible support of our business. Their team has played a vital role in helping us staff our customer support and ensuring our customers were satisfied with our services. Their Distant Assistants were extremely helpful in answering inquiries promptly, handling complaints, and providing solutions to our customers' needs. Their professionalism, attention to detail, and communication skills are exceptional. Working with Bottleneck has been a fantastic experience, and I highly recommend their services to anyone needing a reliable and efficient virtual assistant, especially for customer support.
Karen Ravano
Karen Ravano
I am grateful and blessed to be part of this team. It’s such a wonderful experience because i gain more experience and help me enhance my basic skills. This will be my stepping stone to my career as a newbie in this kind of industry. It would help to reach my goals.
Jeany Mercadal
Jeany Mercadal
Bottleneck Distant Assistants can lessen the burden of company owners. We provide excellent services depending on our client needs. We are not scam, clients surely get more than what they pay for. Being part of this team helped me hone my skills and become excellent in all my works.
Jeff Peñaflor
Jeff Peñaflor
I started last March 24, 2021 as a Dedicated Distant Assistant and it was an awesome experience. In this new journey, as Security Administrator of Bottleneck Distant Assistants, I have been supported by the team, A LOT !!!! All help that I need, the whole team is there to support me. I know that there are a lot of room for improvements with my skills and what I know, but because of BNDA, I became equipped with all the weapons I need to conquer the daily challenges especially with my tasks. With BNDA, they will not just help you to aim high, but soar the skies!
Tinoe D
Tinoe D
I don't remember the last time I loved what I was doing until Bottleneck came into the picture. I love working for bottleneck, they are professional. The management makes the workplace fun and they're very flexible. I definetly recommend that you make that important switch and be part of something big today by joining BNDA.
Michael Goodcliffe
Michael Goodcliffe
Jaime and his team are incredible at what they do! Joining them has been one of the best decisions in my life! I whole heartedly recommend them to anyone who are looking to scale and improve their business. Their highly 'Dedicated Distant Assistants' are well trained. They are top notch!
GM Simon
GM Simon
Working with Bottleneck is not just having one or two assistants working alongside you. You have the support of the whole team behind them as well.
Ma. Edeliza Silot
Ma. Edeliza Silot
Aside from the knowledge gained, the trainers are highly commendable.
Sara Knox
Sara Knox
What an awesome business! Finally, a way to hire the RIGHT person for my administrative tasks and they are remote! No office space to consider, W2's, 1099's or payroll. Jaime and his team of remote workers are top-notch! I hired my first assistant in May. I recently suffered a motorcycle accident and it left me unable to work for 2 weeks. But my assistant stepped right in to guide our CEO on all matters financial. It’s so nice to have that stress eliminated from my life!

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