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Do You Provide Virtual Services? It’s Time To Stop Using The Term Virtual Assistant.

February 12, 2019
let go of the term virtual assistant

Back in June of 2010 I penned a blog post asking if virtual service providers needed something more than the name virtual assistant.  9 years later I’m here to say, if you provide virtual services, stop using the term virtual assistant to describe what you do. In my 2010 article, my concerns with the term…

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24 Online Collaboration Tools That Let You Leave The Office Space Behind

February 6, 2019
online collaboration

Location-less offices, remote employees, virtual assistants, and online service providers.  This is the changing face of today’s small business offices.  Business is becoming less and less tied to a location for various reasons.  Reducing the cost of running a business is at the top of that list. Depending on which of the aforementioned choices you…

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6 Signs You’ve Fallen Into The Employee Mentality Pit

January 10, 2019

As the instructor of a best-selling online course teaching individuals how to work from home as a virtual assistant, I get plenty of questions.  A recent one reminded me of one of the pitfalls to avoid when starting and running your own business.  It’s entirely too easy to fall into the deep, dark pit of…

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Forget Resolutions, in 2019 I’m Going to Reach…What About You?

January 2, 2019
words not resolutions

Welcome to 2019.  To be completely honest, I’ve never been much of a “New Year’ fan.  All the hoopla about making resolutions that wind up broken before winter winds stop blowing. I grew tired of the marketing cry of an entire industry telling us we weren’t thin, fit, rich or organized enough and that we…

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Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

December 7, 2018
client gifting
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I Found 7 Nuggets of Business Wisdom In Quotes [with Sharable Memes]

October 26, 2018
7 nuggets of business wisdom in quotes

Everyone loves quotes. Little tidbits of wisdom shared by historical figures, celebrities, authors; just about anyone really.  As part of my job, I often find myself searching for quotes on various topics and turning them into shareable memes for some of my clients. In my searches, I come across quotes that are profound, funny, touching,…

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4 Amazing Women Bloggers On My Reading List

October 18, 2018
Amazing women who blog

When I first started out my blog reading list was populated by the likes of Gary V, Mike Michalawicz, Chris Brogan and Seth Godin.  While they give some great business advice, as time has marched on and my business has gone from a struggling startup to a well-established one-woman show, I’m finding myself drawn to…

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