I get at least two calls a week from people I know ( or don’t know!) wanting work-from-home advice. These people have heard that I left my 9-5 job years ago in pursuit of a better way to earn a living. Most have a plethora of questions about starting a Virtual Assistant Business. Within this… Read More Answers to Questions about starting a Virtual Assistant Business
In my 30+ year span in the world of employment, I had a whopping 3 jobs. THREE! Two fifteen-year stints in the office products retail industry (for two different companies) and a summer job picking sweet corn. I can honestly say I never acquired any experience in how to properly leave a job since I left so… Read More The UnGraceful Exit | How to Not Burn the Bridge when leaving a Job
I can’t believe I am about to flip my calendar to the 6th month of 2017. SIXTH! The year is half over…how did that happen? So at this point my January “how-am-I-going-to-master-this-plan” need to be more of a “am I still on track? And, if not, how can I get back there?” plan. We all… Read More Solopreneurs-have you lost sight of your “Why?”
I know I am not alone when I say sometimes spending hours hunting down links and share-ables for social media makes me want to snatch myself BALD. If you are like me, you are probably constantly trying to keep up with social media, and figuring out what to say on Facebook, Twitter, etc, and running… Read More 600 Premade Social Media Updates=Massive Time Saver!
How to market books, build a platform and get our work in front of potential buyers is always an ongoing….journey for any author. The list of marketing ideas that can lead to book sales is a long one, but leveraging social media is still somewhere towards the TOP of the list. Some channels are more… Read More Children’s Book Authors: Are you avoiding Instagram? Time to reconsider
I’ve been spending a lot of time fussing lately. Fussing about one particular client that is starting to wear thin on me. The client AND the work are starting to wear thin on me. But here’s the rub, this client (as prickly as they may be) is also consistent, fast paying (the pay is OK..not… Read More The Good, The Boring and The Profitable-Cultivating Clients that don’t Suck your Soul
Too overwhelmed to create the Virtual Assistant business you want? So many people feel overwhelmed when it comes to setting up their virtual assistant business. They’re not sure where to start. They’re not sure exactly what they need to set up shop. They start researching and then hit information overload when they see all the… Read More The 5-Day Activate Your VA Business Challenge starts this Monday, February 20th!
Biz Accelerating Mompreneur Tips: Last night I was watching re-runs of Shark Tank (LOVE that show) and the young couple that owns Grace & Lace was on there talking about how they grew their business to a 1.2+ million dollar biz (before the Sharks go involved). They also admitted that they had never spent a… Read More 4 No B.S. Biz Accelerating Mompreneur Tips
Lately I have had a serious bout of Cleaning-itis. Usually I lie down until the feeling passes, but this is a serious case of it. Cleaning-itis is what comes over me when I am in the mood to clean, purge, dejunk and decrapify my house and life. I know, right? It’s kinda like the need… Read More 16 Things to Keep in Mind for the Upcoming New Year
How to Make a STEADY Income as a WAHM (Part TWO) Last week I shared the story of a dear friend of mine (who is also a freelance writer) who had revealed to me she had just her main client; the one that was the source of the majority of her income. The loss was… Read More How to Make a STEADY Income as a WAHM (Part TWO)
If it seems like I doing a lot of pontificating (I’ve always wanted to use that word) about the coming New Year, well…I AM. I think I am more determined, focused and stronger than ev-A and I want to kick bootie and take names in 2017. I’ve spent quite a bit of time lately… Read More My Roadmap To Epic 2017
IT’S TIME! For all of my Leonie Dawson loving besties, the 2017 Workbooks are ready to order! Grab 2017 by the short hairs and purchase your goal/biz/life planning books ASAP because supplies are limited. If I was to name one thing that has made a huge impact for me over the last two years,… Read More The Crazy-popular Create Your Shining Year planners + goal workbooks are BACK