Set Yourself Free!

Have you ever calculated what an hour of time is worth to you? As a small business owner can you put a value on every task that you perform on any given day? It’s surprising to learn that many entrepreneurs and successful business people still do not really understand what their time is worth. In business, time is probably the most valuable asset of all. It is fleeting, comes in an instant and...
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InSourcers And The 4 Types Of Virtual Assistants Explained

Companies and individuals who need extra help with creative, technical and/or administrative tasks may hire one or more virtual assistants to assist with it all. The options run the gamut from highly specialised experts who focus on one aspect of the job to “InSourcers or 1nSourcers” who tend to adopt a comprehensive approach to helping a business grow and operate from all corners,...
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Who’s Got Your Back?

No man or woman is an island. Hell even Robinson Crusoe had Man Friday! When we work in business we all need a support network but not just any support. We should search out people who share our work ethic, our vision and who believe in what we do, as much as we do. To be surrounded by like minded people with the passion and drive to help us achieve our goals and aspirations is beyond powerful...
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Exploring Your Digital Options As A Nomad

For anyone who is considering a location independent lifestyle – a way of running the business without being tied down to one particular place, there are a lot of choices. We may be quite used to the structured way of establishing a home office and might well be able to set one up quite intuitively, however when it comes to a digitally nomadic style of doing business, where do you start? The...
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Hiring A Virtual Assistant – Why What You Don’t Know Can Harm You

  Far too often a small business owner believes that they simply cannot be replicated. They may not outwardly state this as a policy, but inwardly they may feel as if they have to “have their fingers in” every element of the business. It can be difficult to outsource, especially some of the tasks that may traditionally in the past have been seen as the domain of the business...
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Why Your Business Is More Virtual Than You Think Already

Some business owners balk at the idea of hiring a virtual assistant. They seem to think that if they can’t physically see and interact with a business assistant that they don’t have any control for some reason. Yet isn’t it the case that a large proportion of professional relationships in any niche these days can be considered to be “virtual?” It’s a cliche,...
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