Permanent Change of Station

What’s PCS and Pandemic-Proof?

Posted in:  Military spousePermanent Change of Station

The diagnosis: While a military spouse, my vision was to thrive professionally alongside my active duty servicemember. Was that possible during the turbulent times associated with Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)? Little did I know when I leaped into the Virtual Assistant world over a decade ago for a portable career as […]

Working On-the-Go

Posted in:  Business TipsMilitary spousePermanent Change of StationVirtual Assistant

A portable career enables an entrepreneur to work from anywhere. Whether working from a home office or coffee shop requires organization. The essential element is the equipment needed to conduct your work, minimally a computer and a smartphone. There is also the opinion a small business can be run using just your smartphone – just […]

Paring Down for PCS (Permanent Change of Station)

Posted in:  Charitable causesMilitary spousePermanent Change of Station

Moving is always an exhausting process: planning, preparing, purging, packing, pick-up, delivery, unpacking, and re-establishment. It seems just when you are finally feeling settled and have 99.9% weaned yourself from the GPS to get around town, it is time to move again. Moving for my family includes household goods along with my home-office. While we […]

A Portable Career That Works With a Military Lifestyle

Posted in:  Administrative ProfessionalBusiness TipsEntrepreneurMilitary spousePermanent Change of StationSmall BusinessVirtual Assistant

Wanting more freedom and flexibility to match my busy lifestyle as a military spouse, I longed for an opportunity to earn a steady income while utilizing my years of executive office experience. Upon learning about the option of a portable career as a Virtual Assistant (VA), I resigned from my day job, donned an entrepreneurial […]

Beeline for Business…P.O. Boxes

Posted in:  Business TipsEntrepreneurMilitary spousePermanent Change of StationSmall Business

Using a P.O. Box address as a small business owner is a controversial topic. As a military spouse entrepreneur who experiences frequent moves, I prefer to utilize a P.O. Box address versus my home/office address for user ease and separation of “Church and State.” The debate is ongoing about using the P.O. Box address versus your residence. […]