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Video Killed the Blog Star

Video Killed the Blog Star

In the 80s, with the rise of MTV and music videos, artists could no longer hide behind the shadow of a metal sound grate. Terrestrial radio began to die swiftly when you no longer relied on hearing what was happening with your favorite band and instead could see them...

How Do I Survive Inflation?

How Do I Survive Inflation?

“How Do I Survive Inflation?” by Megan Murphy The economy seems to flex in several directions as the world rushes to hire in some industries while there are massive layoffs in others. And, how badly is inflation costing small business owners? One of the most prominent...

How Can 1 Call Save Your Business?

How Can 1 Call Save Your Business?

"How can a single call save your business?" by Megan Murphy “Thank you for getting to that so quickly!” Darren typed into his phone. The text was to be sent to his new executive assistant, who took on some of the tasks that had overwhelmed Darren over the past month....

How a Virtual Assistant Saved Joan’s Business!

How a Virtual Assistant Saved Joan’s Business!

How an Assistant saved Joan's Business by Megan Murphy I wanted to share another one of our client’s stories with you. Our temporary VA services have saved her weeks of headaches and allowed her to find her perfect match in the office! Joan* had an assistant in her...

The Benefits of Working with a Temporary VA

The Benefits of Working with a Temporary VA

The Benefits of Working with a Temporary VA by Megan Murphy Talking to other business owners, we tend to hear similar issues regardless of industry or company size. They need help but they can’t afford to hire someone full-time. They get busy in some months (or...

Temp-to-Hire Solutions for Your Business

Temp-to-Hire Solutions for Your Business

Temp-to-Hire Solutions for your Business By Megan Murphy   I was at a friend’s house the other day and she had Cinderella playing on the TV for her daughter while we caught up over coffee.  Her daughter just turned six last month and she’s smart beyond her years....

Opinion: Gig Culture

Opinion: Gig Culture

Opinion: Gig Culture by Megan Murphy "I changed my entire professional trajectory by becoming a “gig worker” as opposed to taking the traditional route." Hi, I’m Megan Murphy and you might recognize me from EVA's blogs over the past year.  Deciding to ditch my single...

Are Office Buildings Obsolete?

Are Office Buildings Obsolete?

Are Office Buildings Obsolete? by Megan Murphy The move toward remote work has been one of the most significant changes of the past three years. While researching the surprising statistics surrounding this shift and contemplating whether traditional office workers can...

The Cost of Working From Home

The Cost of Working From Home

The Cost of Working from Home by Megan Murphy There are plenty of ways that Virtual Staff Can Outperform Office Staff and last week we even discussed how working from home could help save the climate and bring us together! And, while all of that is true, every...

Can WFH Save the World?

Can WFH Save the World?

Can Work From Home save the world? by Megan Murphy In 2019 we talked about how virtual workers can out-perform traditional office workers. This blog mainly discussed how virtual workers were: Better communicators More productive And more consistent in their work But I...

Summertime Blues? Fix Them with a VA!

Summertime Blues? Fix Them with a VA!

Summertime Blues? Fix it with a VA! by Megan Murphy June has a lot of unique holidays that reminded me of how much (and often!) we sacrifice in the name of “getting things done”.  June 17th is “Take your lunch break” day and frankly, we shouldn’t have to remind...

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Food for Thought by Megan Murphy While there’s no set diet to help with mental health, there are foods that can positively impact your brain’s health and longevity.  Your physical health is still part of mental health. They work together and depend on each other for...

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health

Out of Office: Activity for Brain Health by Megan Murphy  While talking about mental health, it’s important to remember brain health too. Diseases such as depression and anxiety cause physical changes to your brain and have the potential to speed up brain aging,...

Stoicism in the Workplace

Stoicism in the Workplace

Stoicism In The Workplace by Megan Murphy Stoicism is a philosophy meant to help one deal with the ups and downs of life, teaching the ability to manage and shift your thoughts from being influenced by the world around you to what you’d like them to be. Stoicism...

Biological Prime Time and Your Business

Biological Prime Time and Your Business

Biological Prime Time and Your Business by Megan Murphy Now that we’ve got your office set up with color, scent, sound, and organization, let’s figure out the best time for you to put in the work.  There’s a window of time specific to you when your brain is performing...

Indulging the Senses for Focus

Indulging the Senses for Focus

SENSE Indulging the Senses for Focus by Megan Murphy We’ve been talking about how sound can help to destress and inspire you while working(or in your everyday life) but there’s something to be said about indulging your other senses too.  This is a blog to continue our...

Music: Working Smarter?

Music: Working Smarter?

In our next installment of mental health topics, let’s talk more about how music can affect your mind. Indulging all of your senses while working can help to create a positive atmosphere in your life. 

Listening to music is one of the few activities we experience as humans that engage all four of our brain’s lobes! When played we first understand sound as pitch and volume, and then our emotions come into play, shaping music into the art form it is. 

Some songs make you dance, some music makes you sing, bop your head, cry, smile, etc. That’s where favorites are born. Certain music makes you feel visceral emotions – good or bad. Have you ever thought about what music makes you feel productive? What music inspires you? 

Document Mgmt for 2023

Document Mgmt for 2023

Document Mgmt for 2023 by Megan Murphy With the year coming to a close, it might be a good idea to reevaluate your business software. Are you getting everything you need from a word processor or slide-making service? Your first thought here might have been the...

Saving Santa

Saving Santa

Saving Santa, a story by MeganfromMars on behalf of Elite Virtual Assistants When the silver bells start ringing outside, Santa Claus wakes up and heads downstairs. In the kitchen, perfectly decorated with white and red checkered curtains and vinyl chair covers is...

Updated 2022: Cyber Security

Updated 2022: Cyber Security

Updated 2022: Cyber Security by Megan Murphy Last year we gave you a list of cyber security tips to make the holidays go by smoothly, so with holiday shopping in full swing, let’s refresh those safety measures! Think before you click and be wary of texts, emails, or...

Body Language & Your Office

Body Language & Your Office

Body Language & Your Office by Megan Murphy Your connections to people are much deeper when you consider body language and facial expression. However, despite a previously estimated 93% of all conversations ending up non-verbal, body language ends up overlooked by...