I didn’t win an award, so now what?

I didn’t win an award, so now what?

A little while ago, I was delighted to announce that I’d been shortlisted for VA of the Year in the Midlands this year. Unfortunately, however, I didn’t make it to the finals. Boooooo. Sure, I’m disappointed, but actually, it served as a really good lesson to me. And...
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...
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...