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Beeline for Business…National Small Business Week, May 12-16

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“Failing to plan, is planning to fail.” – Alan Lakein In conjunction with National Small Business Week (May 12-16, 2014), Paper Chaser has launched a Business Plan template designed exclusively for Virtual Assistants. The template which includes Pricing Structure and Competitive Analysis as well as instructions, pre-filled sections and annotations is available on the Paper […]

Beeline for Business…Working Overtime?

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In his Business to Community article, Jacob Shriar asks “Is a 40 Hour Workweek Really Necessary?” As a small business owner, particularly a solopreneur are you working overtime? If you have tried a number of strategies to increase your productivity and are unable to pare down the hours behind your desk, you may find your answer […]

Beeline for Business … Reason #1…Flexibility

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Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens. -Epicetus A prime example of why I relish being self-employed is the flexibility. With a portable career as a virtual assistant I can pack up the office and go and work from most anywhere. Having my laptop with […]

Beeline for Business… Time is our most precious asset, we should invest it wisely. –Michael Levy

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Today we are busier than ever and certainly always pressed for time. Multitasking mars our thought processes. How does this impact our productivity? The instructor of my Time Management course utilized Stephen R. Covey’s Time Management Grid as an effective method for organizing priorities. The ideal is to perform work in Covey Quadrant II, “the […]

Beeline for Business… Organizational Tools to Support Businesses and Busy Lifestyles

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“Top 5 Best Applications to Organize Your Files” article by Leiden Johnson highlights organizational tools to support businesses and busy lifestyles. As a Virtual Assistant (VA) it is paramount to have the ability to share data and documents in an easily accessible way for my clients and for me. Dropbox is a popular online storage […]