Simple Money Magazine: Practical Advice For All Of Us

Simple Money Magazine: Practical Advice For All Of Us

Recently, I’ve been reading Simple Money Magazine. Its articles take a straightforward approach to managing finances. It’s not an investing guide and isn’t focused on the latest buzzwords of the personal-finance sector. Instead, it’s full of common-sense, but...
How a Complaint Can Be an Opportunity to Improve

How a Complaint Can Be an Opportunity to Improve

Some time ago, I posted in a Facebook group for virtual assistants that I was looking to hire for a small project that had a quick turnaround. The PowerPoint project had three deliverables: Confirm consistent formatting throughout (font size, type, text alignment,...
20 Ways To Be a Professional Worth Referring

20 Ways To Be a Professional Worth Referring

Virtual Assistants are much more common than they were just 10 short years ago when I started my business. It’s incredibly easy to throw up the proverbial shingle (aka website) now. The low barrier to entry means it’s easy to break into the industry, which also means...
Five Things You May Be Conveying When You Don’t Follow Directions

Five Things You May Be Conveying When You Don’t Follow Directions

When you’re seeking new clients, it’s critical to do all you can to increase your chances of getting an interview or scoring the deal. One of the easiest ways to destroy any chance is, fortunately, also one that is easiest to control. Click to Tweet Here it is: Simply...
20 Ways To Screen a Virtual Assistant

20 Ways To Screen a Virtual Assistant

Most business owners have felt the pain associated with the costs of a bad hire. Not only is there the actual money leaving the bank account, but there are also other costs. They include lost opportunity costs, training time, efficiency, stress on yourself and...