Using a virtual assistant can help you save hours from your workweek, but knowing which tasks to delegate is one of the most important parts, whether you are just now starting a business or have been in business for years. According to Entrepreneur, the majority of virtual assistants are contract or freelance workers who work from home and […]
The world is changing and it is doing so at a very fast pace. As the world becomes smaller and becomes more and more connected, technology continues to transform old industries and create entirely new ones. Because of this, it is important for IT experts and those seeking jobs to be aware of burgeoning fields and emerging […]
It’s no secret that operating your own business often requires your complete and total, unimpeded attention. It’s also no secret that humans sometimes need to turn their attention elsewhere, or at the very least seek assistance to lighten the burden wrought by giving something their complete and total, unimpeded attention. Thus, we now have the […]
These days almost every business executive, project manager, or even secretary is familiar with some form of personal virtual assistant program or software. Virtual assistants are incredibly useful and, importantly, inexpensive. One major problem facing many main-stream virtual assistants, i.e. Siri, Cortana, and Google Now, however, is their impersonal connection to their operator. Being essentially […]
As rewarding as your role can be as a Mental Health Professional, there are challenges that come with private practice. Some of these challenges may not have been considered or you find that you are not equipped to handle.
These challenges include:
- Managing billing and paperwork
- Client Communication to maintain full schedule of patients
- Fluidity of referrals
Have you ever been on a conference call that contained so many distractions that you couldn’t pay attention? Or how about a conference call where you had no idea what was going on or what the purpose of the meeting was?
Time is our greatest commodity and when we feel like it is being wasted, it […]
This is a hard pill to swallow, as I have always been proud of my ability to “multi-task”. In my previous life as a customer service rep., I could answer the phone, sign up a new member and hand out tickets all at the same time. My brain was on overload!
Often, mistakes were made and […]
Being a VA (Virtual Assistant) is an exhilarating experience (at least for me). I get to use my gift of administration to form partnerships rather than just completing tasks.
Since being in business, I have encountered business owners from all industries who are seeking to hire an assistant at extremely low rates. It seems to me […]
I am not sure if any of you out there are like me, but if you are I absolutely hate paper and when I say I hate paper, I mean HATE! Years ago when I had the opportunity, I spent an entire day scanning financial documents and files into my computer. I then saved them […]
After being a VA (Virtual Assistant) for the past 6 years, it still amazes me that a majority of people that I speak to do not know what I do. People often perceive the word “virtual” to mean “not physically existing as such but made by software to appear to do so” and view Virtual […]