Should all your clients be on retainers?

Should all your clients be on retainers?

I know, I know, if clients are on retainers you know what’s coming in every month (caveat – providing everyone pays their invoice and don’t decide to stop working with you). But many VAs find it extremely stressful and complicated trying to convert...
What skills do you need to be a Virtual Assistant?

What skills do you need to be a Virtual Assistant?

Being a VA affords me a wonderful working life and I know many want that life too. Why should we, when employees, just word for the weekends – 2 days a week every week to be ourselves, to relax, to enjoy our hard earned money? Work shouldn’t be stressful!...
Are there any male Virtual Assistants?

Are there any male Virtual Assistants?

I’ve never been one for only working with one gender, to me that’s not what equality is, so when father of four, Mark Smith, came on my radar in my VA trainer capacity I was thrilled to have him in the Private Members’ Club. I sat him down over a pub...