Archive for the ‘Virtual Assistants’ Category

Bringing the Laptop on Vacation with You…Without Going Crazy

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

This week Guest Blogger Adele Jackson suggests taking your Laptop on vacation, is she crazy!!!! Well read on to find out:

In an ideal world, we would go on vacation, leave the laptop at home and never give business another thought. Unfortunately, we don’t live in the ideal world. For most business owners, going on vacation means having to tote the laptop, iPad or other digital device. However, just because you bring it, doesn’t mean you have to have it attached to your hip. Here are some tips that might help. (more…)

Avoiding Summer Distractions: How to Focus on Your Business when it’s Time to Focus

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Well I know like me you have been looking forward to Adele’s posts so here is the first of the series “How to Focus on Your Business when it’s Time to Focus”.


Summer should be about enjoying yourself, getting outside and hopefully getting away from it all. Of course, most of us don’t have the luxury of avoiding work all summer long. Sometimes, we’ve got to roll up our sleeves and get busy, but it’s not always easy if you work from home.  I’m sure just about any home or Internet business owner can relate.

For me, the distractions are the nice weather, having the kids home from school and the desire to just be out camping or even sipping drinks with friends on a patio. One of my best friends is a teacher with summers off and she’s always trying to corrupt me! Even though summer can be great fun, I have learned to set my limits and turn off the distractions as needed.

Here are some tips for you… (more…)

Working with your Virtual Assistant

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Establish Goals

First you need to sit down with your Virtual Assistant and establish your goals for next year.  What are your short, medium and long term goals that will need to be achieved in order for you to be successful?

Map Out Your Plan

Together you will then write out your action plan for achieving these goals.   This will provide you with the structure, organization and direction for your daily activities. (more…)