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A Survival Guide For Working Mums Work balance

A Survival Guide For Working Mums

Whether you own your own business or work for someone else, most working mums struggle to find a good work life balance. They constantly wish …

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3 Challenges Virtual Assistants Face Manage a business

3 Challenges Virtual Assistants Face

Remote work is more popular than ever before, and it isn’t hard to see why. 77% of remote workers report being more productive, and over 70% of …

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Notes from Melissa

Melissa’s Planning Series: Part 3 – Journals & Planners

This is the final part in our series on the best ways to plan. To round off the series I want to focus on the …

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What Business Owners Can Learn From COVID-19 Manage a business

3 Things Business Owners Can Learn From COVID-19

COVID-19 changed the world in just a few months. The virus quickly spread across the globe, shutting down millions of businesses and causing a national …

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Notes from Melissa

Melissa’s Planning Series: Part 2 – Time Blocking

Ever feel like you are only productive for 2 – 3 hours per day despite having an 8-hour workday?
That’s because “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion” – otherwise known as Parkinson’s Law.
When this happens we need to create internal barriers for our brain, helping us to refocus on the task at hand. What we need to do is plan…

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Should You Hire A Local Or Offshore Virtual Assistant? Manage a business

Should You Hire A Local Or Offshore Virtual Assistant?

We have seen many small businesses grow significantly after hiring a virtual assistant. After all, virtual support can help your business in many ways, from admin …

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The Rise Of Virtual Support Grow a business

The Rise Of Virtual Support

If you are a small business owner, you will already know the importance of time management. It is likely that you have hired a personal …

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Notes from Melissa

Melissa’s favourite prioritising analogy

I don’t know about anyone else but after a week off at half-term and now with this beautiful weather making me long for a summer …

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Time Management Tips Manage a business

Time Management Tips

Many small business owners struggle to find enough time in the day. A recent study from the New York Enterprise found that small business owners …

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Should you hire a virtual bookkeeper? Manage a business

Should You Hire A Virtual Bookkeeper?

If you own a small business, it is likely you have thought about hiring a virtual bookkeeper. Outsourcing is very common nowadays, and virtual help …

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How To Adjust To The ‘New Normal’ Manage a business

How To Adjust To ‘The New Normal’

COVID19 has turned the world upside down for most small business owners. While the main effects of the virus are behind us, it is going …

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Small Business Owner 101: How To Find And Manage Suppliers Manage a business

Small Business Owner 101: How To Find And Manage Suppliers

Managing all of the different aspects of a business can be a little overwhelming, but hiring efficient, high-quality suppliers will make everything a little easier. …

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