Don’t compare yourself to other Virtual Assistants’

Don’t compare yourself to other Virtual Assistants’

‘I’ve been a VA for eight months. I’m at capacity and working with a couple of associates’ If you’ve been at it longer, you’ve failed. Why aren’t you at capacity with a couple of associates? You’re obviously doing...
When imposter syndrome hits your Virtual Assistant business.

When imposter syndrome hits your Virtual Assistant business.

It’s like mould. Once it’s there, it can grow and be a stinking nuisance. Imposter syndrome hits most people in some form or another at some point – although I don’t think psychopaths get it, so if you’ve never had it – pretend....
How long will it take to make money as a Virtual Assistant?

How long will it take to make money as a Virtual Assistant?

How hard are you prepared to work? How much do you want this VA business to work? Are you doing it for you, or for some other reason? Are you prepared to sacrifice a few things to get to that ideal work / life balance. Do you think being a VA is easy because...
How to build and grow your Virtual Assistant business

How to build and grow your Virtual Assistant business

It’s hard work, isn’t it? It looks like everyone else is flying and there’s you still trying to get one or more retained clients, or get enough clients that you don’t need to worry if you lose one. Perhaps you’re not making enough money and...
How to be a Virtual Assistant, with Catherine Gladwyn

How to be a Virtual Assistant, with Catherine Gladwyn

I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on Blaire Palmer’s, A Brilliant Gamble podcast. I am, as you may know, a full time Virtual Assistant, but in addition I also help others start, build and grow their VA businesses to create a working life that...
From Virtual Assistant to Online Business Manager

From Virtual Assistant to Online Business Manager

Yvonne Hemmings started her VA journey in November 2017 after a successful career as a PA and Health, Safety & Environmental Controller. So what made her decide to change her title from Virtual Assistant to Online Business Manager? What the difference? What’s your...