Organizing a Virtual Team to Build a Better Blog

You know it’s true: you can’t do it all yourself. Even if you spend all your time drinking coffee and holing up in your office blogging, you’ll still reach a point of no return: you’ll get big enough to need some help with creating content, engaging with followers, and building readership. That’s a good thing, but it can also be…

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How To Get The Most From The Limited Time You Have

I’ve had the privilege of working with quite a few professional organizers, and I know that many of you struggle with the same challenges as your clients. As small business owners, you hold a multitude of responsibilities, and there are only so many hours to go around. If you’re already nodding your head, you’ll want to read these time management…

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How I Became a Virtual Assistant

The first week of November is Canada Career Week, and this year’s theme is “Live By Design.” Since the purpose of this annual event is to help Canadians make decisions about their working life, I’ve decided to share some information about my own career and how I came to be a virtual assistant.

5 perks of running your business with only a few key people

Most of us start out as not just the business owner, but the entire staff. If something needs to be done, we do it! Even when things reach the point where you can’t expand your business unless you start building a team, it’s best to limit your staff to a few key people, as Mishka Tolentino explains.

What’s YOUR excuse for not blogging?

Have you ever had a blog post idea fall into your lap? That’s what happened to me. I was searching for a Creative Commons image for another project when I came upon this one. In this sketch, Sacha Chua identifies the top ten excuses for not blogging, and counters each one with one or more points. This triggered a few…

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