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Don’t Let Fear Drive Your Agenda

March 8, 2018 | Caryn Walsh

Self-doubt, uncertainty, trepidation – are all parts of being in business, particularly in the early days when your world doesn’t seem as clear as you would like it to. These feelings are natural when we launch into the unknown, but far too many women allow them to determine most things they do. The statistics about […]

Tips To Get Started With Your New Virtual Assistant

March 7, 2018 | Ingrid Bayer

Okay, so you’ve managed to find a superstar Virtual Assistant (VA), but you just don’t know where to begin or what to start allocating to her.   You just know that working with a VA is a great idea, and the potential is huge, but you’re stuck!  What do you do? Do you know… this happens […]

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 […]

Women Weary at Work?

November 8, 2017 | Caryn Walsh

We’re nearly through the year now, and chances are you’re feeling a little jaded.  The regular mini-breaks you promised to take this year seem a distant memory and ….. you’re back in the same place you threatened you would leave. Tired and uninspired with, and in, your work. You tell yourself you’ll change.  Things will […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Who are the Strong Women who have Influenced YOU?

July 11, 2017 | Dianna Jacobsen

Have you ever stopped to consider what beliefs you have about life? And where you developed these? Who were the women who influenced you? What impact did they have on your personal and professional evolution? These women may have been mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, cousins, teachers, community members. What did you learn from them? Was […]

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 […]