Become a Virtual Assistant

Become a Virtual Assistant

So, you’d like to become a Virtual Assistant. You know, thousands of people are already working from home as a Virtual Assistant and you can too. Two years ago, I was an employee who had dreams of spending more time with my family and less time at work. I...
Finding the Perfect Venue

Finding the Perfect Venue

I speak from the heart when I say that finding the ideal location for your upcoming meetings and events can be time-consuming and frustrating. So how can we make the process as smooth as possible? Here are 10 questions to ask yourself before you even start to research...
Four Myths About Networking Events

Four Myths About Networking Events

I went to a networking event back in August and had a stranger interrupt my conversation with ‘so, what do you do then?’ One thought came into my head: I am not defined by the work I do. His game strategy for the networking event was clear. He didn’t care about...
GDPR

GDPR

Many of my VA friends and clients have been asking me about GDPR which came into effect as of 25 May 2018. There’s been mass confusion AND there seems to be many people who are profiting from that discomfort. I’ve spent around £500 on so-called compliance...
Effective Emails 101

Effective Emails 101

A study by the Radicati Group in early 2015 estimated that the number of emails sent per day that year was around 205 billion. Wow. With email often considered to be the preferred method of communication, I explore how we can communicate more effectively. Include a...
Case Study: The Client with Many Hats

Case Study: The Client with Many Hats

Quite often, prospective clients like the idea of having a VA on their team, but they can’t quite figure out exactly what tasks could be assigned or how it’d help. This case study helps explain more about one particular type of client: The Client with Many Hats This...
Work Smarter with SmartPhones

Work Smarter with SmartPhones

Work Smarter with Smart Phones I recently watched a comedy sketch and the comedian was pretending to pack everything he might need for a weekend away – torch, multiple maps, compass, the list went on. It was all about life before the smartphone and how it’s become a...
How to Beat Procrastination

How to Beat Procrastination

How to Beat Procrastination The funny thing about procrastination is that its appearance is actually quite telling about what’s going on in our minds. We come up with all sorts of excuses in times of procrastination, all of which feel very real to us, but we also need...