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October 8, 2017

Would you believe each day we waste on average around 50-minutes of our working day?  This can be by looking for items that have been misplaced, interrupting email notifications, not working with a todo list, social media distractions, etc.  Can you relate to this and...

July 23, 2017

One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a to do list every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day.

Jean De La Fontaine

I never thought of myself as someone who likes to write lists but I have to confess nowadays I feel...

June 17, 2017

Ready to use a Virtual Assistant?  Great.  Once you have shortlisted your potential candidates think about the questions you are going to ask.

Now, don't skip this step. It's really important that you take the time to get on the phone or Skype with prospective VAs....

April 30, 2017

Have you ever thought of using a Virtual Assistant for just a couple of hours a month? The flexibility the role of a VA brings to small businesses makes this possible and is cost effective.

Everyone has on their ToDo list tasks they just don’t find the time or energy to...

March 20, 2017

Studies show that individuals on average can waste up to an hour every day searching for things that they’ve misplaced. This can be car keys, wallets, TV controls, shoes, socks….and this is even before arriving in the office!

Today we are going to concentrate on 3 simpl...

December 29, 2016

Delegating for some is easy, others struggle - and when you are delegating to a Virtual Assistant, someone you may not have met, it is important to get it right. Here are five tips to help you successfully delegate to your Virtual Assistant.

1. Take time and be clear ab...

September 4, 2016

Wow, Virtually Gerry is 12 years old today!  I am sat here wondering how did that happen so quickly?  It will sound like a cliché but it really does seem like yesterday that I started out on this journey.

So what made me leave the security of full-time employment a...

May 21, 2016

 

Most of us started our working life in an office, surrounded by colleagues, taking for granted if the computer had a fault a quick call to the IT department would fix it, if help was needed formatting a document the PA would be able to share their knowledge quickly an...

May 20, 2016

 

 

"Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturing... layout, processes, and procedures." Tom Peters

 

 

Working from home has become part of the norm over the last decade and whether you work in corporate and work from home a couple of da...

May 3, 2016

 

There are many different ways a Virtual Assistant can support your business.  Before we look at some sample tasks you can hand over, it is worth thinking about the importance of hiring a VA. The main thing to think about is that with a VA’s help, you'll be able to sto...

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