Looking for an online form builder? In this video I share with you my favourite online form builder, Paperform. I share an overview of the app and how you can use Paperform to create beautiful, functional forms that keep your business looking professional while saving you valuable time!
Outsourcing to offshore vs local virtual assistants - which is the better option? I’ve worked with both and can help you understand the pros and cons to each. Learn the important considerations to make to ensure you receive the support you require for the stage you and your business are at right now.
Communication is key to successful delegation. Clear communication saves precious time in your business and ensures all involved in a project are confident with what is required from them. Discover my secret tool to effective communication when delegating.
How do you know when to hire a virtual assistant in your business? Learn the signs to know you are ready to outsource. Discover solutions to fears around hiring virtual assistants. Find out what steps to take to get started in successfully outsourcing for your business growth.
Taking a holiday from your business is possible. Find out how with tips and tools for outsourcing to virtual assistants so you can take a real holiday from your business too and earn income while your relax.
In this video I go through the why and HOW I sort and decide what to keep, archive, or shred when downsizing my filing cabinet
The Final Step in this 7 Step series! Today is all about the little tweaks and adjustments you can make to save more time. We'll look at your tools, apps and software to automate and streamline your workflow. This will allow you to focus on the high impact actions that will help you reach your goals.
When you’re looking at your full schedule of meetings, appointments and tasks for the week, how are you feeling?
Before you run screaming from the room!! Today's action will help reduce some of the overwhelm that could be coming up. This step is simple. It might not be EASY, but it's simple. Say. No…
OK! Are you still with me for Step 5 of 7 Steps to Save Time and be Free from Overwhelm?
We've set up our systems so we always have quick and easy access to our information and our schedule.
Now we need to make sure we're set up to make the best use of our time when we are getting things done.
To do this we need to do some planning…
This is Step 4 of 7.
Now we can get into the nitty gritty of managing your actual time!
The first step in this section of the course is to set up your Calendar. This is a specific home for storing information that relates to a particular date and time.
Today is about setting up a home for all that information that we're bombarded with, but not sure where to keep. Go back to your "TO FILE" tray, and chances are there are items in there like this. You might also have articles or blog posts that you want to read later, how do you keep track of them? And what about that measurement that you need to take to the hardware store?
The best storage and organisation solution for all this and more is a tool called Evernote.
This is the second of 7 Steps to Save Time and be free from Overwhelm.
We'll tackle the dreaded PASSWORD. This is one of my favourite tips to share as almost everyone finds it SUPER useful. (Unless they are already using this or something similar)
Let's dive in.
This is about clearing the distracting clutter from your workspace so you can focus. And we'll also start setting up homes for your incoming paperwork and tasks. This way you can find it when you need it and you know exactly what needs to happen with it.
This may not seem like an obvious time saver but trust me, this is the foundation that all the other steps will build on.
I found this app called Stocard that let’s you store all your loyalty and membership cards digitally and declutter your purse! In this video I show you how easy it is to use it.
How can a VA help you grow your business?
A VA or Virtual Assistant can be many things. It’s a broad description,similar to how a tradie or tradesperson can be an electrician, a plumber, or a builder.
Watch the video for more (or read below).
Organising a meeting with few different people can be a nightmare!
Specifying a date and time can be tough when everyone's calendar has to be checked and considered. Fortunately, there are a few scheduling apps out there that can help you organize your meeting without spending so much time and energy.
Don't we all feel stressed at times? We get so buried with what we are trying to accomplish and we may not even realise how swamped we are. We get stressed. Some of us may even show some physical symptoms like Nerin here talks about de-stressing techniques.
It's so easy to get caught up in getting everything done in the day to day running of your business. But when was the last time you stopped and made sure you and your team are still working on the RIGHT things?
It's hardly surprising that I would call it a VITAL tool for getting organised. But maybe it's time for a refresher on why we even want to get organised and how an app like Evernote can help you get there...
Aside from new goals etc, January is a great time for having a de-clutter and making space for all that the new year will bring. Of course you can do this anytime of year when you're feeling snowed under too.