What is a VA? How can a Virtual Assistant help your business?

What is a VA? How can a Virtual Assistant help your business?

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).

Make Booking Meetings Easy: Meeting Apps Introduction

Make Booking Meetings Easy: Meeting Apps Introduction

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.

How to Organise your To Do List

How to Organise your To Do List

We all start a new year with the best intentions to be more organised and do great work and help more people, don't we? But then you get back in to the office and everything has piled up .... It can be very overwhelming and you feel like you're falling behind before you even begin. 

So today I'm share my steps for starting the new working year on the right foot!

How to Get Unstuck When Planning your Goals

How to Get Unstuck When Planning your Goals

I've been walking around lately like the shoemaker with crappy, worn out shoes. Not so much with physical clutter (though there are plenty of toys around the house). But my head has been overflowing with ideas and wishes for how I want my biz and life to look in the future. I just haven't been able to put the pieces together or known where to start or how I would find time to do it all!

I've been playing with trying to plan and set goals for weeks and was just overwhelmed. But this morning something changed...

How to get your Productivity back on track after a setback

How to get your Productivity back on track after a setback

During my first conversation with new clients, I ask them to explain their challenges and what they need help with. Very often they end up explaining some event that has occurred that was the beginning of the problem (whether they were conscious of it or not). While I have always been understanding of the effects these types of events, my recent bout of morning sickness has given me a whole new personal perspective on it.

How to Learn from the Busy Times and Improve your Business Processes

How to Learn from the Busy Times and Improve your Business Processes

For a lot of businesses, Summer, Christmas and the holidays are the busiest times of the year. Some look forward to it, with lots of clients, lots of profit... it's why you're in business right? For some though, this busy time brings stress and exhaustion. 

VIDEO: Mental Clutter quick tip

Do you have things floating around in your head that you need to do? That's mental clutter. Check out my quick tip for WHY you need to get rid of it and HOW.

So what's your mental clutter? What are you going to do about it? Let me know in the comments.

Or if you need help setting up Systems to manage your to-do actions, get in touch for a no obligation chat.

How a Bookkeeper Helps Keep Your Business Finances Organised

How a Bookkeeper Helps Keep Your Business Finances Organised

Can you believe it's nearly the end of financial year? This year, that means the cold has finally kicked in, but for many it's also that dreaded time when you have to dig through a nasty pile of paperwork, figure out what needs to be sent to the accountant and then wait for a nice hefty bill. But wait! There are other options!

The benefits of getting organised

The benefits of getting organised

Do you wish you were more organised but are just too busy to do anything about it? Maybe you don't see it as high enough priority, after all your clients and getting paid should come first right? Well yes, but here are some reasons why taking some time to get organised first will see you way better off in the long run.

3 Ways to Get Rid of Distractions and Get Focused

3 Ways to Get Rid of Distractions and Get Focused

I have a home office and at the moment there's a big demolition going on nearby. Add that noise (imagine house shaking thumps of concrete being pulled up and dropped) to the usual city/harbour sounds and multiple tasks with conflicting priorities and a puppy that wants to play... Sometimes it can be hard to focus!
Here are a couple of ways that I block off those distractions:

Prepare for time off work to reduce stress later

Prepare for time off work to reduce stress later

This is the time of year when a lot of us are about to take some time off work to spend with family for Christmas. Whether you are self employed or work for someone else, there are a few things you can do to prepare for time off to so you can relax properly, not let anyone down and not be even more stressed when you get back to work.