Category: productivity

How a Flexible Work Model Creates a Competitive Advantage

How a Flexible Work Model Creates a Competitive Advantage

Whether tackling daily operations or planning long-term strategy, small businesses face endless obstacles on their path to success.  So how can you get a competitive advantage?  One word…delegation.  Delegate is defined by the dictionary as, “to entrust (a task or responsibility) to another person, typically one who is less senior than oneself.”  You may not…

13 Habits To Break To Increase Productivity

13 Habits To Break To Increase Productivity

Do you find yourself falling behind in your work even though you’re putting in long days and time on the weekends? Working smarter, not harder means making the most of the time you have and making that time as useful as possible to increase productivity. Hitting The Snooze Button. When you first wake up, your…

Use Your Time Wisely & Be More Productive

Use Your Time Wisely & Be More Productive

It’s easy to get caught up in the circus of our daily lives and end up doing things on auto-pilot. How many times have you traveled your regular route to work, and inadvertently drove that way when you needed to be somewhere else? Although we all have those moments, the key is staying focused and…

How A Remote Workplace Can Increase Productivity

How A Remote Workplace Can Increase Productivity

We’ve all been there…you have a deadline to meet and end up with constant interruptions throughout the day: Sally’s dog died. You’ve been summoned to 3 conference calls that were mandatory for your 5 minutes of input. Joe wants to grab lunch. Sue needs help with her computer. Sound familiar? Needless to say you’re behind…

3 Systems To Put In Place For A Successful Virtual Relationship

You’ve made the decision to hire a Virtual Assistant…you’re excited. You are finally going to be able to free up that precious time and really get your business going. But you still have some questions that are burning in the back of your mind, like: What is the best form of communication for a quick response?…

The Secret of Highly Productive People

The Secret of Highly Productive People

The secret of highly productive people can be summed up in one word: delegation. As hard as it can be to let go of the work you’ve always done yourself, it’s the best way to give your business the boost it needs to get to the next level. It’s easy to get burned out during…

5 Signs You Should Invest In A Virtual Assistant

As VA’s are starting to become a staple for many professionals and small business owners, there are still those unfamiliar with what a virtual assistant can do, and how they help boost productivity.  Many clients I speak with come to me knowing they need help, but still aren’t quite sure how a virtual assistant can…