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
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’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
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
Imagine having the freedom pursue whatever your dreams might be, and having the freedom and courage to do so. Imagine feeling the empowering rush that one gets when they make a decision that changes their life’s course (for the better) forever. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? But for many of us, it also sounds unattainable. The… Read More Taking Leaps of Faith
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
“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
**Some of these links are affiliate links which means, if you click through and buy, I get a wee little commission. Possible enough even to buy a new marker for my hardcore adult coloring addiction 🙂 Not long ago, in one of my Facebook blogger groups, a member asked if anyone knew of good standalone… Read More Affiliate Link Paranoia? Why is That?
Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home that we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More What it Takes to be a Virtual Assistant: Picking Your Niche
[SPECIAL 90 min] Virtual Assistant Social Media Training- LIVE ONLY Webinar on Thursday August 4th! Join the gurus at VANetworking.com for their free 90 minute Virtual Assistant Social Media Training webinar to educate Virtual Assistants worldwide! All this month fellow virtual assistant Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called… Read More FREE 90 Minute Virtual Assistant Social Media Training at VANetworking!
I get asked A LOT, what it’s like being a Virtual Assistant and what exactly I did to get my VA biz off the ground and bloomin’. I am more than happy to oblige because I know there are A LOT of moms/women stuck in miserable dead-end jobs like I once was. I think… Read More What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant-A Possible Option for You?
Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home that we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More How a Virtual Assistant Differs from a Regular Employee