In my last post, I shared suggestions on how to prepare for a work-free holiday. However, there is little point to this if you return and within a day feel totally overwhelmed and stressed with all you need to catch up [...]
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Living in the digital world often makes escaping work seem like an impossibility, but allowing yourself to switch off completely is vital to our mental well-being and relationships. It might seem like hard work, and it’s easy to question if it’s [...]
Awards and accreditations to elevate your business In an increasingly competitive environment, how do you stand out? Many small businesses try to own their space through digital marketing and social media, sharing their personality in the hope to attract [...]
My top 5 tools to save you time Working more efficiently is at the top of many people's agendas, whether this is so you can get more work done or spend more time doing things outside of work that [...]
5 common Excel mistakes Microsoft Excel is widely used in organisations for both financial and information organisation activities...I've seen it in practice for anything from annual financial reports to sales analysis, contact lists and project tracking. Of course, it [...]
7 reasons why you may not be working efficiently Have you ever considered how efficient your business is? If not, it's a good idea to spend some time thinking about this as businesses that are more efficient are more [...]
What kind of people really work with a VA? The very best thing about working as a VA is the variety of tasks and activities that I get to be involved in. No day is the same, one hour [...]
A VA - a luxury or a necessity? Some may consider a VA a luxury, someone who can be there to do the tasks that you don’t want to…maybe it's bookkeeping, chasing invoices, or making appointments. It’s true, of [...]
More PowerPoint hacks One of the first blogs I shared was my top tips for PowerPoint, that was almost 2 years ago now so I thought it was about time to share some more PowerPoint hacks that I’ve picked [...]
11 tips to help you nail online presenting I'm guessing by now we've all experienced a video call or two! However, it's clear that being a guest on one is very different from hosting and presenting on one. As [...]