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10 Kick-ass Entrepreneurs Using Virtual Assistant Services To Grow Their Business

Entrepreneur on Fire

One of the greatest milestones in the outsourcing industry is when the legendary Tim Ferriss published the book 4-Hour Work Week in 2007, where he  tapped on the benefits of using Virtual Assistant services to grow your “muse”. The 4-Hour Work Week paved way for an amazing epiphany for every business owner who: would no longer want to defer retirement wants to be more productive dreams of financial freedom The ideas in this book challenged the norm and introduced the revolutionary concept of “outsourcing your life”. Click here to watch a video summary of what the book is all about. […]

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How to Conduct a Successful Virtual Meeting

How to Conduct a Successful Virtual Meeting

Meetings are necessary in every business process especially if you are working with a virtual team or a Virtual Assistant. With the use of technology, online meetings are becoming a norm; as hosts and attendees do not need to be physically present in one office…

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Virtual Assistant Career: Is it for you?

Virtual Assistant Career

Deciding to become a Virtual Assistant or to work-from-home is not an easy decision. Especially since most of us are trained to be “good employees of large corporations”. Not that there is anything wrong with that… (Well, maybe there is… we’ll touch that later.) What I am saying is, some of us may not actually fit the whole “corporate mould”. For various reasons like – personality type, disability, lifestyle, age or maybe even values, etc… So how do you know if a Virtual Assistant career is for you? Here are 5 tips:

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10 Virtual Assistant Myths Debunked

Virtual Assistant Myths Debunked

In a previous blog post, I answered the question – What is a Virtual Assistant? This time, I would like to dispel some Virtual Assistant myths. This is a collection of myths I used to believe when I didn’t know better, those that I’ve heard from people who are not VAs and comments I’ve read in social media. Myth #1: “I have an internet connection and a computer. Boom! I can be a Virtual Assistant.” Truth: While it maybe be easy for some to invest in all the necessary equipment to start working as a VA, there is so much more […]

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What the Fudge is a Virtual Assistant?

What is a Virtual Assistant

Allow me to wallow in a bit of a flashback mood… I promise this won’t me mushy… just a flashback. 😀 Sometime in 2009, at a reunion with friends, I was asked about the work that I do. I said, I am a Virtual Assistant. “What is Virtual Assistant?”, they asked. I answered, “Well, I am a work-from-home secretary.” Remembering that conversation makes me cringe. (More on the reason why in my future blog posts…) But then again I have to forgive myself because I was a newbie VA then. I didn’t know better. Back to the story… I started to get a lot of Facebook messages […]

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Are You a Busy Bee? Have You Gone Junkie?

The Busy Bee

Everybody’s schedules are cramped with work, errands, parenting, friends and hobby. It seems like people nowadays fear idle time. “Busy” people are bored without mental or physical activity, making activities as somewhat proof of their existence…

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