Archive for Work from home

3 Simple Things You Can Do to Organize Your VA Business

Managing the work requirements of multiple clients can be challenging as a Virtual Assistant. Add in trying to manage your own business admin and things can get very busy. Getting and staying organized is key to making sure that you are getting everything done that you need to get done and working efficiently. If you […]

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The Challenge of Balancing Work and Life When You Work from Home

Balancing your home and work lives can be a challenge as a Virtual Assistant. Many of us chose to work from home so we could be more available for our family, but then the balancing act can be a struggle as we try to figure out how to do both well. Putting some rules in […]

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A Blended Life

Many articles have been written about the work/life/balance and blended lifestyles. Unlike work/life/balance, the idea behind the blending is to work, play and manage your life how and whenever needed. With work/life/balance, the concept is to separate those things from each other, very seldom deviating from your agenda. Whether you currently manage your lifestyle through […]

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It’s in Our Nature

Hey fellow Virtual Assistants! Can I get your help with something? I know your natural response is ‘Sure!’ It’s in our nature.  VAs are support professionals – we are giving, we are … well, supportive! It’s a funny thing that happens when you take an administrative role with any company (and face it, that’s where […]

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Goal setting for success

Goal setting is a very big part of running a successful business. Do you set goals? If you do, do you achieve them? The first important step to any goal is to write it down – there is nothing better than having something tangible written down that you can refer to, to ensure that your […]

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It’s not a goal until you write it down

I have a passion for goal setting, ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you I can’t get through a conversation without bringing up the subject. The other thing they will tell you is I incessantly ask the question, “Did you write it down?” I had a conversation with my neighbor this past […]

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Use Web Tools for Social Media, Online and Content Marketing

By Valerie Jennings (Online Summit Speaker) Tools for Your Business In our presentation we will be going over several of the invaluable web tools that you can use for your business as well as for your clients. We will be discussing each one in further detail but here is a glimpse of the tools we […]

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Getting Things Done – 20 Minutes at a Time

The best app on my phone is the timer. I use it daily. And the setting I use most frequently is 20 minutes. I started this routine after my surgery for colon cancer last year. The discharge instructions from my doctor included making sure I kept moving. He told me to forget about how long […]

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Don’t Wait to Start Working Virtually

Time surely flies. It was just 13 years ago when I was pursuing my Master degree that I knew I wanted to be working virtually. What exactly? I did not know but it had to be something that allowed me to work from home, be my own boss, carried the benefits of flexible working hours […]

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Time Management is a Priority when you Work from Home

When you work from home, stress is everywhere. It’s in your success as you become more in demand, it’s in your lack of success as you try to figure out how to make a go of your venture. When you’re stressed out, you become less effective as your energy is sapped away from your goals […]

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