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Virtual Assistant Vinyasa

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Have you ever had to wear one of those bulky boots that help stabilize your foot after an injury? I spent two weeks in one followed by eight weeks of twice weekly intensive physical therapy and conditioning. If you know me, you know that I love to be active – hiking, walking, working out, and […]

What’s Your Workflow M.O.?

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Modus Operandi. I remember coming across the term “M.O.” in a book I read as a teenager. I asked my teacher what it meant, and her explanation has stuck with me all these years. “The way you approach a situation is like a personal signature,” she told me. “For you, I know that when you […]

Virtual Assistant (VA) Business Plan Template & Workbook

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When I started my Virtual Assistant (VA) business in 2006 the industry was so new there were no training programs. I utilized business startup resources available to me: Coastal Carolina Community College Small Business Center Jacksonvillle*Onslow Chamber of Commerce My professional network In order to help others during the startup phase, I created two (2) […]

Virtual Assistants Are a Special Vintage

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There are people who like wine, and there are people who LOVE wine. I have a friend who LOVES wine, and over the past year or two she has steadily created a wine collection of her favorite blends and labels. She has invested both time and money finding the perfect wines for her. My friend […]

5 Best Yoga Poses for Virtual Assistants

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Yoga 411 Yoga combines breathing exercises, meditation, and poses proven to benefit mental and physical health. [healthline.com] The list of the benefits of yoga is long. Yoga can strengthen your muscles and improve flexibility. You can begin a yoga practice anytime and poses (asanas) can be scaled for any skill level. Self-care as a business strategy. In 2020, I incorporated […]

Be Kind Whenever Possible…

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Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. -Dalai Lama COMMUNICATION I read a communication over the weekend which included the words, “I won’t do graphics/images. You’re on your own for that one.” Ouch. With raised eyebrows, the military spouse I am responded internally, “Okayyy, I hear that Lima Charlie.” [Military speak for Loud and […]

Guest: Triple Threat with Triple Trouble

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Honored to be a guest the 06.25.2021 episode of Triple Threat with Triple Trouble hosted by Erica Graham of Erica Graham Consulting; Jackie Barker, Barefoot Design Collective; and Julie Trombley, Tackle Your To Do though this episode was the dynamic duo of Erica and Jackie while Julie enjoyed time off! Each of these ladies is […]

How Much Is Not Having A VA Costing You?

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I know this sounds like I am going to talk about money and cost from a monetary perspective – and I will – but I want to emphasize that while your bottom line is negatively impacted by not having a VA – so is your state of mind – and that cost is immeasurable. Peace […]

The Benefits of Attending Professional Development Events

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There are several reasons you should be attending industry-based events. If you have not considered this before, this may be a good piece to read. But first, what are industry events? These are events where the activities done are centered on a particular industry. The people who attend such events are colleagues in the same […]