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Being grateful for your community throughout the year

  It’s that time of year where many people begin thinking about everything they have to be thankful for. Although it’s nice to count your blessings, being thankful and grateful throughout the year could have tremendous benefits on your quality of life. So think about what you are grateful for that this month, next month […]

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Don’t get spooked by success

Are you going “batty” over all that you still have to accomplish this month, or are you “treating” yourself to a little break with a business that can maintain it’s success without your full-time involvement? I love this time of the year, because I can enjoy the excitement of dressing up in costumes with my […]

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How to work with a virtual team across different time zones

With a remote team spread across the country, it isn’t unusual to have some of my team members starting or ending their day before or after me. This got me thinking: I’ve written and talked a lot about how to hire for a remote team and how to collaborate as a remote team, but I haven’t shared much about how we […]

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One sentence can change your business immediately!

This may be hard for you to believe, but you really don’t need to do everything in your business. Outsourcing work to a VA can scale your business in tremendous ways and help you generate income quickly. It can be a game changer in your business success. I know some of you are wondering: “how can […]

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Feedback is the key to a successful VA relationship

I love to remind the business owners that I work with to take communication with their virtual assistants (VA) very seriously and to hold themselves accountable for providing their VA with on-going feedback throughout the year. While this may seem obvious, be sure to always tell your VA what is expected of them.  It is a simple […]

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Balancing

Achieving a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Life can be unpredictable and throw you curveballs. An illness, a move, emotional issues, challenging relationships, and financial burdens can all be disruptive and stressful on both your business and personal life. How can you keep your business running smoothly when life happens? Here are some questions you can ask yourself to ensure a healthy […]

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Summer

Summer is the perfect time to learn something new

While it may be summer time for students, now is a great time for entrepreneurs and consultants to continue educating themselves and learning new things to improve or help their businesses. It’s also a great time to try something creative to keep yourself challenged. Strengthening you creative talents, can do wonders for your career and […]

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Wellness

Easy tips to improve your work day wellness

With the beautiful weather where I live, I’m finding myself doing spring cleaning in my home and in my business. While my home is getting decluttered, my business life is getting a work day wellness “clean up”. I don’t know about you, but I hunkered down in front of my computer throughout the winter months, […]

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Build your virtual dream team in 4 easy steps

If your dream is to have a business that gives you the freedom to spend uninterrupted time with your family, pursue a passion or take that trip of a lifetime, then you need a team of amazing people you can count on to take care of everything while you’re away. But, if you’re like most […]

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How to schedule a productive work day

Being a business owner means you are working for yourself and that you usually can be flexible enough to schedule your day around your most effective times.  So, if you feel like your days seem out of whack take a look to see if you are really working during the best hours for you. Is […]

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