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5 Habits Of Effective Companies

5 Habits Of Effective Companies

I ran across an article from Entrepreneur Magazine the other day, and even though it’s a few years old, it had some great points that outlined why some companies just do it better than others. It answered questions like: Why do some companies excel while others plateau or go stagnate? What are the winners doing…

The Benefits and Flexibility of Working on the Road

The Benefits and Flexibility of Working on the Road

Working on the road from an RV is becoming a popular way to travel, make a living and experience life in a new way. Of course, not all jobs are cut out for working on the road (sorry aspiring road brain surgeons), but many jobs do transfer well to life on the road. Here we’ll…

3 Ways Virtual Workers Can Outperform Office Workers

3 Ways Virtual Workers Can Outperform Office Workers virtual assistant

There are still people and companies that don’t embrace the concept of a remote or virtual worker. I probably get 2-3 calls each month for a part-time, in-person position. But when we get down to the bare bones of the work that’s needed they typically don’t need an in-office person, it’s just what they’re used…

8 Ways To Find Success With A Virtual Assistant

8 Ways To Find Success With A Virtual Assistant

You’ve made the leap and decided to work with a virtual assistant…yeah! You’ve decided to start with a few small projects to get going, but aren’t really sure how to make the most of your VA and how the relationship is going to work. Sound familiar? Below are 8 areas to focus on to make…

How Thin Are You Stretching Your Staff?

How Thin Are You Stretching Your Staff?

Have you thought about how many people you have working for you vs. how much work needs to be done? Is your accounting department running your social media because Sue knows how to post to on her own Facebook account? Is your one administrative assistant catering to 8 different people because there’s not enough work…

How Easy Is It To Do Business With You?

How Easy Is It To Do Business With You?

Sound like a silly question? You’re a nice person…you love what you do. If you’re nice to people you’re easy to do business with, right? But are you losing customers or clients, or not getting the referrals you thought you would? It might be time to take a step back and review the processes of…

Are Summer Vacations Plaguing Your Office?

Are Summer Vacations Plaguing Your Office?

Summer is almost officially upon us. The days are longer, school’s out, pool’s open…vacations are starting! It’s the #1 vacation time of the year and there’s a lot to do that no one wants to miss out on…especially between July and August. The average number of vacation days typically planned is 11, with July being the…

How a Virtual Assistant Can Grow Your LinkedIn Network

How a Virtual Assistant Can Grow Your LinkedIn Network

In a previous blog post, I mentioned LinkedIn had 300 million users.  As of last month, it now has 530 million users and is the world’s largest professional network!  Without a doubt, it has become a worthwhile part of any small business owner’s online presence. Considering these astonishing numbers…what shape is your profile in? Everything…