The Transition from PA to VA (webinar for #adminchat)

The Transition from PA to VA (webinar for #adminchat)

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to record a webinar for Executive Secretary Magazine and their weekly #adminchat on the transition from Personal Assistant to Virtual Assistant. In this webinar I cover: What is a Virtual Assistant? The mindset of a business...
Seven steps to get yourself a regular piece in a local editorial

Seven steps to get yourself a regular piece in a local editorial

Social media is amazing for getting your name out there, Facebook groups allow you to share your knowledge, engage in your pyjamas and learn from others, but we can’t just rely on social media to market ourselves and our business. We have to continually look for...
Is there such a thing as a secure job anymore?

Is there such a thing as a secure job anymore?

I first read this article over on LinkedIn, written by my connection Melanie Coleman. I couldn’t have written it better myself, so I invited her to adapt it slightly for you. It sums up perfectly why stepping into the world of business owner isn’t actually...
Are you ready to go it alone?

Are you ready to go it alone?

This post was written by Carl Reader (my autocorrect on my phone always wants to change it to card reader :)) Carl is widely regarded as the UK’s leading expert and advisor to small businesses. He prides himself on offering straightforward advice to businesses looking...
Dealing with negativity

Dealing with negativity

Since starting my VA business I’ve had endless support from all those around me. Family, friends and ex-colleagues all know I’m someone who sees through everything I say I’m going to do. They also know I’m a very organised, proactive tenacious...
Being a VA and a Mum. Can you?

Being a VA and a Mum. Can you?

So, you’ve been trawling the internet to find jobs you can do from home to work around your tiny humans.  Something that you can fit around school, after-school clubs, nap times and Lego building. There, amongst the endless amounts of MLM opportunities, you see it,...