Archive for Time Management

Acuity Scheduling – Are You Using It To Your Advantage?

“Go ahead and use my scheduling link, located below my signature, and grab a time for us to chat.” How many times have you read that when working to schedule a call with someone? How many times did you wish you could write that same line and make your scheduling life easier? So many times […]

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Three Time Management Tricks Every Virtual Assistant Should Know

Having a career as a Virtual Assistant comes with a lot of benefits. One of the biggest perks we hear most often is the joy of a flexible schedule. While flexibility is indeed a highlight in our profession, time can also be the most mismanaged asset we have. Without clarity of how to best manage […]

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Setting Healthy Boundaries: No Limits in Sight

The clock chimed 10:00pm. Leah wearily raised her head to confirm it was really this late. She contemplated whether she’d get the presentation completed. Leah resented she was working another late night—she wasn’t sure how to break this bad habit cycle or how she had tumbled down this dark rabbit hole. The long hours were […]

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Have you hit the ceiling for how many clients you can work with at one time?

By Jaimie Skultety Have you hit your limit for how much sleep deprivation is required to service all those clients? If you’re not ‘there’ yet, you WILL be. Trust me. All the time you’ve spent trying so desperately to find new business and then one day it will come to this: No time for any […]

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What Every Client Needs Support With

By Ali Rittenhouse As a Virtual Assistant, you work in an ever changing online world that tries to keep you on your toes and your knowledge sharp. But there’s one secret service that will never go away, no matter what path that technology decides to take next. It’s been around longer than the first Virtual […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of 5 Minutes

Time is an interesting thing.  There’s too much, there’s not enough, it can be wasted, it can be treasured, it can go fast, it can go slow and last week we even ‘lost an hour’.  All of these statements illustrate how powerful our perception is and demonstrates how we have the ability to put meaning […]

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Using Asana for Your Online Business

I want to talk to you today about tools that run your online business. It can get really overwhelming because there is a constant stream of new tools and software we can use. I have to admit, at times I’ve been tempted to try new tools that may just work better than the last in […]

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How Are You Managing?

Time management – do you really know what that term means? “The ability to use one’s time effectively or productively, especially at work.” The idea of time management is an often-discussed topic among VAs. There always seems like there is so much to do and not enough time to do it. But there is always enough […]

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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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How do you take a break when you ARE the business?

We all know the signs. In fact our close family & friends probably know them better than ourselves. The signs you need to step away for a break. For a variety of reasons, business owners & entrepreneurs often are the last to take a break from the business they love so much. Usually because they […]

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