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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Hiring A Virtual Assistant – Why Times Have Changed

The business environment has changed a great deal in the last decade. We’ve seen amazing progress in the world of technology and communication. We’ve also seen the consequences of poor economic management and a lasting recession. These factors combined have led to a sea of change in the way that business owners run their operations and plan for future growth. Today, it’s no...
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I Need a VA – What Do I Delegate?

Much is written about delegating your business tasks to a VA or Virtual Assistant but if you are new to the virtual arena it can all seem a bit daunting and dare I say it too much like hard work to establish what exactly it is you need help with and then you may regress to the mindset that it might be a whole lot easier to do it yourself – STOP NOW! I can guarantee that as an entrepreneur you...
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