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Prepare Your Small Business for a Natural Disaster

I love living on the East Coast, but hurricane season keeps us on our toes 1 June through 30 November. Prepare your small business before the angst and uncertainty of an approaching storm become completely engulfing. Before the storm: Developing Standard Operating Procedures specifically for storm preparation, level(s) of functioning during the storm, and post-storm […]

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Panel: #Lifehacks for Balancing Work & Family << canceled due to Hurricane Florence

The definition of work-life balance differs for everyone. Excited to serve on this panel and share my best work-life tips and experiences as a military spouse entrepreneur! Description: A Panel of Military Spouse Professionals will share their tips for finding balance with work and family life while living the within a dynamic ever changing active duty […]

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Is Your Small Business Coasting Through Summer?

Whether operating a small business as a sole proprietor, managing a storefront with numerous staff, or corralling your household, creating and utilizing systems, and processes are paramount to maximum efficiency, planning, and productivity. Automation can streamline steps, save time, and trees. Yes, trees! Otherwise I would have Post-it(R) notes everywhere. Office automation refers to the varied […]

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Facebook Live: Standard Operating Procedures

Facebook Live: Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Join host, Kathy Goughenour, Expert VA® Trainer and Business Coach, and guest, Melissa St. Clair, owner of Paper Chaser for a Facebook Live on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 12pm CT | 1pm ET on https://www.facebook.com/expertvatraining/. Learn: What is a Standard Operating Procedure? Why are SOPs important? How to develop […]

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Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC) May 17-19, 2018

Melissa St. Clair, owner of Paper Chaser – Virtual Administrative Services will be celebrating International Virtual Assistants Day (IVAD) by sharing a business-building topic during the Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC) on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 1:30pm EST. OIVAC is the event where Virtual Assistants (VAs) from around the globe gather to celebrate our […]

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Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC)

Did you know that the Online International Virtual Assistants Convention (OIVAC) launched 13 years ago, in celebration of the International Virtual Assistants Day (IVAD)? It was founded by one of the pillars in the Virtual Assistant industry, Sharon Williams, president of The24HourSecretary, 27 years in the business. Sharon is a very dedicated entrepreneur who had […]

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Paper Chaser to Participate in Spring Training for Virtual Assistants

Melissa St. Clair, owner of Paper Chaser will provide a webinar: “Small Business/Major Operation” as part of the 16th session of the VA Virtuosos Virtual Assistants Online Conference (#VAVS) on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3PM PDT, 4PM MDT, 5PM CDT, 6PM EDT. #VAVS stands for Virtual Assistant Virtuoso Seminars.  “I am excited to be […]

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