3 Tips For Smooth Sailing When Your VA Is MIA (Or You Are!)

Last Thursday my cable company, providers of my landline, cable, and internet, “planned” an outage that left me without internet until 3PM. Fortunately, most of my clients are very understanding and had no problem handling the work I should have been doing in my absence. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Why didn’t I just Read More

Keeping Your Mood Up During the Winter Months

When you work from home, it’s important to find ways to keep your mood elevated. I’m fortunate enough to live in Florida, where our winter is usually a few cold days here and there (with cold being defined as under 70) and some rain. But for some of you, winter is lots of super cold, Read More

Being Productive When You Just Don’t Feel Like It

We all have those days: we have a to-do list a mile long, most of it with a fast-approaching deadline, and all we want to do is sleep, or read, or watch TV or scroll Facebook. We know we need to work, but we just don’t feel like it. How can you be productive on Read More

Whatever Is On Your Plate Is There Because You Said Yes

“I’ve got a lot on my plate right now.” It’s a common complaint. A common excuse when someone needs to say no, or when they’re saying yes but trying to manage expectations. Having a lot on your plate is an indication of being busy, often overwhelmed, and simply not having the time, energy or resources Read More

My 6 Favorite Tools For Getting Things Done

As a virtual assistant with multiple clients, I use several tools to not only accomplish my clients’ work, but my own. Today, I thought I’d share my top six favorite tools for getting work done quickly. I could probably share many more than just six, but we’ll start here. Trello Trello is my favorite organizational Read More