Tag Archives: Multi tasking

 
Virtual Assistant team is growing

Our team of Virtual Assistants is growing

Great news!  We have just recruited our 6th Executive Virtual Assistant.
I would like to introduce you to Lisa Wilson…..
Lisa is a highly experienced PA with over 24 years …

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Virtual Assistant at the ready

Do you have a contingency plan for success?

Have you defined your Olympic gold yet?
I recently challenged you to decide what you were striving for – to define what Olympic gold in your business would look like …

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Virtual Assistant Gold Medal

What would be YOUR Olympic gold event?

I’m adding my voice to the chorus of praise ringing loud for the achievements and efforts of Team GB.
This Olympics has truly been tremendous, and like many of you, …

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Let go and let your virtual assistant...

Let go and let your Virtual Assistant…..

For the client of a Virtual Assistant, getting a good working relationship up and running often involves a lot more than realising they need help with their business – a …

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Success in the home office

Success in the home office No. 5

Set up great systems
What do you do with the handful of business cards you inevitably come away with after every networking event? How do you keep track of your …

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Success in the home office

Success in the home office No. 4

Reward yourself
Goal! When you hit your target, complete your tasks, or tick off everything on your to-do list (that will never happen!) you need to have a little celebration.

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Do what you love and delegate the chores to a Virtual Assistant

Can a passion as a business end up being a chore?

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and for many of us romance will be on the agenda.
As well as romance some of us will be planning on building …

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Why a Virtual Assistant is good for business

Why a Virtual Assistant is good for business

I recently read an article by Sujan Patel entitled ‘Top 10 Mistakes That’ll Kill Your Outsourcing Relationships‘. The article focuses on mistakes made by clients when communication with and delegating …

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Strive for progress not perfection

Is perfectionism hobbling your business growth?

When is good good enough for you? What holds up your projects? Do you hang onto pieces of work because they’re ‘not quite there yet’?
I heard a piece of …

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Success in the home office

Success in the home office No.3

Welcome to the third of my top tips series on discipline for home workers.
Set goals
This is one of my favourite methods a home worker can use to stay …

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Virtual Assistant Testimonials

Are you an international business person?

If you work internationally, and if you are thinking about starting to use a Virtual Assistant, then look no further than our fabulous team of Executive Virtual Assistants.
We were …

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Time Management

How to make your productivity simmer

I heard Nick Bramley, of Jorvik Associates, say something very interesting at an event he was running recently. He received some questions from delegates who said they had a time …

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Virtual Assistant Multi Tasking

Are You Wearing Too Many Hats?

How many hats do you wear?
Ok, I know you are not actually wearing all of these hats but they do represent the number of skills that you need to …

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Success in the home office

Success in the home office no.1

Welcome to the first of my top tips series on discipline for home workers. With more than a few years of self-employment behind me I’ve learned a lot about how …

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Virtual Assistant Perfection Paralysis

I’ve been possessed by Mary Poppins!

I hope you have been taking my advice on Perfection Paralysis to heart.

Now it’s time to confess a little paralysis of my own. It’s not quite the same …

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Virtual Assistant Perfection paralysis

Perfection paralysis

What does doing a good job mean to you? Do you aim to maintain high standards, are you satisfied when you’ve given it your best – or must the fruits …

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When Virtual Assistants go professional

When Virtual Assistants go professional

Looking back at the evolution of my industry – administration and office management – its traditional roots lay with the secretary sitting outside the boss’s office, acting as gatekeeper and …

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