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A Minimalist Business Life

A Minimalist Business Life starts with declutteing your mindWe all have commitments. We commit to our business, our clients, our family and socially.  As a result, we get over committed, pressurised, cluttered and lose time.  Our business demands us to be accountants, sales people, marketing gurus and legal and employment solicitors, oh yes and providing the product or service we specialise in. The idea of a Minimalist Business life is just far to left field? Or is it?

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Being Proactive when your in charge

Proactive PAs and Secretaries are organised and efficient
Planning your day to be proactive

When you think of a Business Owner, you immediately think of someone organised, who is ultra-efficient and is the master of all business matters and interests. In effect, being proactive. Being Proactive is management speech stating that ‘a person is creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened’. (more…)

2017 – Here I come, with my Virtual Assistant!

Employ a Virtual Assistant for Business Growth

Are you ready for this? The time has come to review all the successes and disappointments for the last year! (Hopefully more successes than disappointments). Has your business grown so much, that you now need an extra pair of hands for those odd jobs? You know the ones, the ones you hate or don’t have time for, or you just don’t want to do! Is It time to assess where you fell and where a Virtual Assistant could help?

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Firing A Client

Firing A Client

Getting a client is hard, but firing a client can be harder.  Businesses of all sizes spend hundreds of

As a Virtual PA sometimes you have to Fire a Client
Firing a Client

thousands of pounds trying to get a new client.  There are adverts in newspapers, television and local magazines, special offers and financial incentives.

Small Businesses find their clients slightly differently, however, the effect is the same. A significant amount of money spent to attract a potential new client. Adverts in local magazines, investment in websites and social media.  Also, small businesses often attend business networking meetings.  Meetings could have a joining fee, a monthly fee and a weekly fee.  In addition to the cost of the meeting, the time at the meeting, the time following up leads and then the time generating the paperwork and information needed to entice the potential client into being an active client.

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How to take a break and run a business

Start up home business and holiday time
Start up small business and vacation time

Taking a break for a small business or entrepreneurs can be a very stressful time. If you own a business or are the only person in the business, then the thought of losing clients and money could ensure you never take a holiday. Some business owners falsely believed that if a business owner decides to take a break, then the business will fail and all their customers will go elsewhere. As a business owner, you need to learn how to take a break and run a business for your own peace of mind and that of the business. On the other hand, for most employees, it’s an enjoyable experience and staff look forward to their holidays.  Plans for the holiday start weeks, sometimes months in advance.  Money spent on hotels, flights and money exchanged.  The countdown to the holiday (more…)

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