Problem Solving and Time Management for VAs

While we spoke about better communications to help avoid problems, there will always be problems.  Something will happen that you have no control over – whether it’s on your end or the client’s end really doesn’t make a difference.  What makes a difference...

How to Attract and Find Ideal Clients

One of several frequently asked questions in my VA Coaching business is how to find clients. Today, I’d like to share several things to think about when looking to attract and find clients. Who are you looking for?  So many VAs market their businesses to...

Hard Work Doesn’t Have to Mean Hard Time!

Over the years I’ve seen a paradigm building in the Virtual Assistance industry.  Many VAs have marketed themselves to provide 24/7 support to clients and it’s transitioned into an expectation. Even though many of us have shouted our business hours from the...

How to Set Attainable Goals

Unfortunately, not every goal is a good goal. Goal-setting is a skill which can be broken down into three easily defined, concrete steps: Brainstorm your big objective. What are you trying to accomplish professionally or personally? Create a new product line?...

Why Set Goals? Do Goals Matter?

I didn’t set goals when I first started my practice in 1998, but I did reincorporate them into my business plan several years later.  That, along with a new marketing plan, and my business started to consistently grow each and every year, including these past two...