5 Telltale Signs Your Business Needs to Outsource

Everyone's catching wind of the virtual assistant craze right now but some entrepreneurs are still in the dark on why they would need one. Here are five major giveaways that you should consider hiring a virtual assistant. (more…)

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The Ramblings of a Young Entrepreneur

Day seven of my 30-day blog challenge and I thought I'd take the time to rant a little bit. :) Positivity first: I am SO proud of myself right now for a number of reasons. First, I'm an entrepreneur, a businesswoman, a self-employed young person. I'm basically a child as far...

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How to Make Your Point Without Being a Prick

At least once in your life you will be, or may already have been faced with the dilemma of making your point to someone who's incredibly dense or stubborn. It's hard to deal with these types of people sometimes. It feels like they know every button to press, string to pull, and nerve to...

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7 Traits of a Successful Virtual Assistant

While most people probably love the idea of working from home, not everyone is cut out to be a virtual assistant. It takes a lot more than having an internet connection. You're dealing with real human beings on the opposite end of your computer screen. Being a VA means...

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5 Reasons to Hire a Virtual Assistant

The big trend right now for business owners is hiring a virtual assistant, but there are some who still aren't on board with the idea. Thankfully I, amongst various other VAs, are here to lay out the shimmering benefits of working with one of us. (more…)

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5 Key Differences Between Virtual Assistants and Personal Assistants

Breaking news! Virtual assistants and personal assistants are not the same thing. Contrary to what many might think, the two terms are far from synonymous. Am I saying there isn't some overlap between each role? Of course not. But being a VA, I'd hate for people to confuse my title with a personal assistant. (more…)

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What’s the Deal With 30-Day Challenges?

I recently started a 30-day blogging challenge and I’m really excited about it. This is technically my Day Two post. For me, these challenges are fantastic jump-starters for people who really, truly want to start something new. I’m a challenge junkie. I really am. I’ve probably done about six 30-day challenges in the past year. I’ve...

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Get More Done With Singletasking

How many times a day do you catch yourself trying to do 18 things all at once? Do you flaunt your "expertise" in multitasking? You probably shouldn't. Science proves that multitasking is actually impossible. "But Aiyana, how will I get everything finished?"   Let's figure that one out together. (more…)

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4 Reasons I Became a Virtual Assistant

It's not every day that you see someone jump from a music major to a virtual entrepreneur. And yet, here I am. Growing up I was torn between my three greatest loves: music, math, and technology. A strange combination, I'm often told, but I'm a strange person in general. So that's quite all...

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