A VA Isn’t Just For Business – A VA Is For Life

What do you think a VA does? Don’t worry if your answer was something along the lines of ‘help businesses get stuff done’. That’s pretty accurate, and honestly it’s what we bang on about a lot of the time in this blog. But did you know that a VA can also be really useful in your personal life? Think about it. Do you ever wish that you had another pair of hands at home? Someone to make sure all the bills get paid, that the kid’s activity letters are sent, […]

The Worst VA Myths You Will Hear (And Why They’re Wrong)

The Worst VA Myths You Will Hear (And Why They’re Wrong) Working with a VA is an interesting experience. Don’t worry – it’s the good kind! But because it’s very different from hiring someone in house, there are a lot of rumours and myths around how we work. And a lot of them make a VA seem like more trouble then they’re worth. And to be honest, we’re a little offended. VAs are a fantastic resource for the young and growing business, or the busy entrepreneur. So today we’re going […]

Growing Your Business With A VA

At the moment, growing your business might be the very last thing on your mind. Most business owners have gone into preservation mode – and are desperately attempting to keep their heads above water as the world of business changes around them. But growth is the way you survive. So even if it’s the last thing you want to do, you need to think of ways you can adapt and change the way you work, so that you can not only survive this pandemic, but come out the other side […]

Why Right Now Is The Best Time To Hire A VA (Yes, In A Pandemic)

Covid-19 sucks. There really are no two ways about it. And it’s even worse if you’re a small business owner, trying to keep your head above water and still tick everything off your to do list. But the good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. A VA could be just what you need to keep it all together, taking off some of that big heavy burden you’ve been carrying on your shoulders and helping you feel a little more in control of your life and your business. […]

4 Tips To Make Working From Home More Bearable

Well, this year has been eventful, hasn’t it? Particularly the last month or so, when the country has gone from a little anxious but otherwise channelling the ‘keep calm and carry on’ mentality, to full on lockdown across the globe as we tackle this horrific virus. This means people all across the country have had to abandon their offices, and instead set up shop at home for the foreseeable future. If you’re not used to working from home, this will be a big adjustment for you. But don’t worry, we’re […]

What Magic Can Happen When You’re Not Doing Admin?

It took Van Gough just 2 days to paint his ‘Starry Night masterpiece’. The Rolling Stones wrote their mega-hit ‘I can’t get no satisfaction’ in just 2 hours. Lady GaGa and RedOne worked together to create her breakout hit and catchy dance tune ‘Just Dance’ in just 10 minutes. Some of the greatest pieces of art, music, design and sculpture have been conceived and created in a ridiculously short period of time. Now, compare that to your average business owner, who spends: • 4 hours a day reading emails • […]

What The Hell Is A VA Anyway?

Have you ever heard someone talking about their VA and had no idea what they were actually talking about? Maybe you nodded and smiled while inwardly trying to figure out what it meant, and if it was some sort of weird code. Or maybe you’ve met one out in the wild, but haven’t had enough time to ask those burning questions about what they do before you were whisked away into the crowd. Don’t worry, it’s not uncommon. The truth is that VA’s have been around in some form or […]