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Growing Your VA Biz With Subcontracting

You likely enjoy your work very much. You’ve had success in certain areas, but you want to grow more. And even though you know you’re providing for your clients, if something happened to you, they’d be hung out to dry. So, is it worth subcontracting? You need to examine your own skills, time, and resources […]

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3 Reasons Virtual Assistants Need Stellar Public Speaking Skills

Of the many reasons for learning to be a great public speaker, here are three that will encourage Virtual Assistants to improve or add to their skill set. Digital Magnetism (Attracting the right people) In the digital world, we must work harder to stand out in a crowd… a big, huge, global crowd! Like magnets, […]

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How to find Time and Balance with a Time Audit

The biggest struggle we all face is a lack of time. We know what it is we want to be doing; maybe we wish for time to exercise or time to read. We may crave more time with loved ones or the time to really focus on a new project. What we don’t know is […]

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No One Does Business in the Summer … Not True!

People often make the mistake of thinking summer is a bad time to do business and grow your business, but I believe this statement is completely false. See while everyone else is taking a break this is a great time to be the “only one” out there getting that business. Let’s think about this. If […]

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Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working

We are always looking for a better, faster, more efficient way to do marketing and generate sales. The pressure seems to be never ending. And with every new marketing idea comes additional tactical work to complete. For small businesses this becomes so overwhelming. I watch them flounder and stress out over it all. Limited resources, […]

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New Virtual Assistants (and Seasoned VA’s, too) – Don’t Sell Yourself Short!

A couple of weeks ago a headline in a Google Alert caught my attention. It was from a major American corporation touting the advantages of using Virtual Assistants. I got very excited as I began to read the article which assured its readers that money and time could be saved by using a VA. But, […]

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What’s the worst that could happen?

“Each time we choose security, we strengthen our fear.” ~ Cheri Huber Unless you’re putting your life in danger by practicing an extreme sport, the worst thing that could happen when someone says no, criticizes you or mocks your idea, is a bruised ego. You’ll still be alive. So what? When we ask for something and […]

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The Fear of Delegation

Believe it or not, the photo below is not a stock photo. It’s my to-do pile on my desk and my “really need to do right now” pile on my other workspace. My name is Molly and I am a total control freak! I love my business and truly believe that I am really good […]

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5 Reasons Milspouses Should Start a Home-based Online Business

By Michelle Campbell (Online Summit Speaker) Are you a military spouse? If you are one of the thousands of military spouses who continue to struggle to build the career your desire, starting your own business could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Here are 5 reasons why you should start your own home-based, online […]

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Making the Impossible Possible

It’s Possible!  The first step to making the impossible possible is believing that you CAN! Guest post by Kristi Dear (an IVAA Online Summit Speaker) When my hubby, great friends, and I were driving back into town after running the San Antonio 1/2 Marathon, we started talking about race times and fast runners. One of […]

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