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My Recommended 5 Must-Have Virtual Assistant Tools

Essential Virtual Assistant Tools

Working as a Virtual Assistant is all about tools, tools, tools. The funny thing is, you source out and use one tool then before you know it, a new and better tool is already available. It can get a bit confusing. There’s this feeling that you are using an outdated tool when a new and […]

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10 Better English Tips From My High School Teacher

10 Better English Tips From My High School Teacher

I have a confession. I’ve been intently following one of my Facebook friends these days – eagerly waiting for her next post. I haven’t seen her for a long time but I still think she is awesome. I love her to bits. This person is my high school English teacher. She has been posting a […]

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SMART Goals vs DUMB Goals

SMART Goals vs DUMB Goals

We’ve heard it for the first time from our parents when we were kids (okay, teenagers) – set your goals. But how exactly? Our parents most likely explained it to us with so much vigor but we were just too stubborn to listen. Well, I was. So, I continued to move on with my life, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.” […]

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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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