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The Key to Selling and Negotiation is Asking the Right Questions

February 19, 2018 | Theresa Miller

If you’re new to the sales game, you might be mistaken for thinking it’s the smooth talker who clinches the deals but according to the experts it’s the careful listener and astute interviewer who scores the most runs. When it comes to the art of selling and negotiating, the most important tools are preparation; asking […]



How A Virtual Assistant Can Help You Hit The Ground Running In 2018

February 12, 2018 | Ingrid Bayer

With the start of 2018, many people take some time to cast their thoughts back and review their business results for 2017.  Some savvy individuals will be happy to have achieved all or most of their goals, while others will look back with the stark realisation that nothing much has changed throughout the year! Yes, […]



HR Strategies To Keep Your Employees Engaged

February 2, 2018 | Guest Blogger

A proactive culture is very crucial for an organisation to keep up in a hyper-competitive arena. Employees must remain engaged and productive to drive business growth. However, research found that Australia is facing an employee engagement crisis. According to Gallup, only 24% of Australians claimed that they are engaged at work. 76% lack willingness to […]



Time to Reflect on The Year That Was…

December 15, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

As the year draws near to an end, it is not uncommon for me to hear my clients lamenting the fact that another year is over and they still are not …..[fill in the blank: rich / happy/ thin / successful/ married …..] As with other facets of life, we humans find it more natural […]



Finding a Superstar Virtual Assistant For Your Business

December 6, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

It comes as no surprise that the Virtual Assistant (VA) industry in Australia is really gaining momentum as more and more entrepreneurs understand and embrace the potential that they can offer business onshore and offshore. If you’re looking for a Superstar VA who will be a true asset to you and your business, I would […]



What You Think About You Bring About

November 14, 2017 | Pix Jonasson

You may or may not have read or at least, heard about, “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne. I am definitely a believer in the Law of Attraction. There have been too many ‘coincidences’ for me not to believe. What you think about, you bring about. With mentoring and training my health and wellness team members, […]



Communication Problems in Online and Virtual Business

October 18, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

Getting communication right when you’re an Online Business Operator or VA is critical, and so too is managing miscommunications and misunderstandings when things go wrong. Because Online Business Operators are not located in their client’s physical office space, there is no opportunity for the client to actually communicate in 3 dimensions that an in-person conversation […]



Setting up for Success – Tools and Tips for Home-Based or Virtual Business Operators

September 13, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

Online Strategies when working from home

If you’re new to working from home (or virtually), it’s important that you have the right resources to enable you to operate successfully from your office – no matter where it is located.  For some people, this will be a home-based office with a PC, printer and all the other mod-cons required for a business […]



TALK – Mindset – Good Vibrations!

September 12, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

Whilst the obvious aspect of ‘Talk’ in our business refers to our ‘external talk’, our marketing, to the messages we convey to our target audience about the goods or services we offer. However, there is another aspect of ‘Talk’ which is equally as important, perhaps more so, and that is the ‘internal talk’, our mindset, […]



5 Reasons Why SEO is Important for the Travel Industry

September 6, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

The travel industry is wide, and it includes companies that provide different travel services. The service providers in the travel industry include travel agencies, tour operators, internet vacation reservations, and cruise lines. With the advent of the internet, most of these services can be found online, mainly to aid in convenience. Vacations can be booked […]