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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, […]



Great Virtual Assistants and Having a Business Mindset

January 18, 2018 | Ingrid Bayer

Working with many Virtual Assistants (VA) over the years, it is interesting to see how a business mindset can be the underlying reason for their business’s success (or not).  You see, our mindset is something that we are often unaware of, but be assured: the ability to develop a sound business mindset is profoundly critical […]



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 […]



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 […]



Diversity Drives Creativity, Which Equals Profitability

September 5, 2017 | Theresa Miller

“I like blowing shit up,” is the war cry of Cindy Gallop, who gave the electrifying keynote at Sydney’s inaugural ‘3 Per Cent Conference’ on August 31. Striding onto the stage in a black, zippered, cat suit and swinging her trademark blonde bob, she delivered her empowering manifesto in a British accent that could cut […]



3 Quick Steps to an Awesome Elevator Statement

August 23, 2017 | Catriona Pollard

Ever get stuck when asked what you do? As an entrepreneur or expert leader in your industry, be it during an interview or while networking, you need to be able to clearly and articulately describe who you are and what you do. This is what we call an ‘elevator statement’. A quick summary you can […]



Communication Essentials for Business Success

August 16, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

Communicate and stay in contact with your clients

In a world of hyper-connectivity, where everyone is seemingly super accessible, I wonder if we really understand how important the old fashioned communication values are in maintaining and retaining our client base. To be clear – you may have the schmickest website in the whole of the Southern Hemisphere, be ranked #1 on Google, have […]



5 Self-Care Mindset Tips To Beat The Winter Blues

July 19, 2017 | Sue Lester

Even those of us blessed with sunny Queensland winters can be affected by the cold and shorter days, and the nasty germs flying around that leave you feeling tired and miserable. So it’s even more important during these months to look after yourself, even if you have a demanding family, career or business. Seriously, you […]



When Business Founders Fight and Have a Falling Out

June 9, 2017 | Simone Pentis

Over the last few months the media has picked up on the court fight that erupted between two founders of Grill’d, the burger chain group operating throughout Australia via a network of company and franchised operations. Unlike, many franchise systems, this network has more company owned than franchised stores in its’ 140 outlet chain network. […]



Virtual Assistants in Australia – The What, How and Why

May 12, 2017 | Ingrid Bayer

When I tell people about the work I do as a VA (Virtual Assistant) and training VAs in Australia, I quite often see their eyes glaze over as they try very hard to look as if they comprehend what it is I am actually talking about.  My very next question will always be, “Do you […]