How do I manage the School holidays and my Virtual Assistant business? So it’s that time of year again here in the UK. The school summer holidays are upon us. For those of us with children and running a business from home this can be a challenging time of year. The balance of home life and running a small business can require some careful plate spinning. So here are our top … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Virtual Assistants and the School Holidays
Slack: Be less busy. The Slack tagline, it’s short and sweet but wow is it a bold statement. The incredible part….it's actually true (at least that's our experience but don't just take our word for it there's this too). For those of you that haven’t met Slack before, let me introduce you. Slack is an open communication tool for teams, allowing for all your conversations to … [Read more...] about The UK Virtual Assistant Slack Team
Is email killing our productivity? If the first thing you do, once you've sat down at your desk in the morning, is to head to that little email icon, click it and leave the application open all day long then the answer to this question is most likely; YES. Can you remember how you managed before email? Did you know email has just had it's 45th Birthday? There's no … [Read more...] about Is Email Killing Our Productivity?
One of the most important factors to becoming successful is in the way we think. We’ve all experienced those days where one bad thing escalates into another, and before you know it, you’re in a negative mood. Warning, red alert, people detect such an irritation by your body language or tone of voice. So why not change it? Instead of allowing yourself to turn into a big bad … [Read more...] about The Successful Virtual Assistant State of Mind
7 Tools For Collaborating With A Virtual Assistant Work smarter, not harder. Working in a virtual environment can present itself with some challenges. The ability to communicate clearly, along with the inability to read body language, sharing and collaborating on documents, and keeping all your clients personal details safe and secure whilst sharing them with your team are … [Read more...] about 7 Tools For Collaborating With A Virtual Assistant