Best Of, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant

Answers to Questions about starting a Virtual Assistant Business

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

Solopreneur tips, Solopreneurs, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Solopreneurs-have you lost sight of your “Why?”

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?”

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

The Good, The Boring and The Profitable-Cultivating Clients that don’t Suck your Soul

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

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

The 5-Day Activate Your VA Business Challenge starts this Monday, February 20th!

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!

Life Lessons, WAHM

Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)

Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it) Labels are never fun. Unless of course they are labels on designer shoes, bags or dresses. Then labels are pretty amazing. But in society “labels” are a way to categorized, describe, pigeon hole or Square-Peg-in-a-Round-others and it’s oftentimes not in a… Read More Society labels-I’m Not a Square Peg in a Round Hole (and I like it)

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success

  I love my mom. She’s folksy and country-fied and, as a retired person in her 70’s, can barely send a text or use Facebook. But I love her. Her sage wisdom has carried me far in life. Little childhood gems like “Sit up straight, listen when you’re being spoken to and respect your elders.” or my absolute… Read More Advice from Mom: What Savvy Biz Owners Have Learned About Success

Social Media for Authors, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Feeling Frazzled? Try a Social Media Slow DOWN

  Social media seems to change faster and faster every year. Let me correct that; every WEEK. What was once “the-uber-best-hot strategy” can be viewed as “so last year” in just a few months. The learning curve with social media can be steep, and some folks feel as if keeping up with trends, strategies, and… Read More Feeling Frazzled? Try a Social Media Slow DOWN

Money Making Ideas, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability

“The first time I tried to work from home full-time (years and years ago), I kind of failed at it.” Those are the words of one of my favorite WAHM gurus, Sagan Morrow. Sagan went on to share the fact that she LOVED freelancing and working from home, but once she took the leap to… Read More What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability