❝𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭: 𝐓𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐫 𝐋𝐨𝐧𝐠-𝐓𝐞𝐫𝐦 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬❞

Can a virtual assistant replace a permanent assistant? Some people think that it is not possible, because being in the same company for many years gives you the advantage of…

Continue Reading❝𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐕𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭: 𝐓𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐫 𝐋𝐨𝐧𝐠-𝐓𝐞𝐫𝐦 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬❞

❝𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠.❞

IMA International Annual Conference 2023 in Cape Town: A must-attend learning and networking opportunity. Connect with management support professionals from different industries, cultures and backgrounds - build valuable relationships that…

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❝𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠: 𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬❞

Networking has always been very important to me. Networking is not a one-way street. It is a give and take. Involvement in my network was and is key for me.…

Continue Reading❝𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠: 𝐁𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬❞

❝𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭.❞

Says Sophie Bertin, CEO and founder of Serapy AG, who I am helping to build her start-up. Serapy has developed a cool gamification platform that offers customised compliance trainings that…

Continue Reading❝𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭.❞

❝𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐬𝐨 𝐠𝐥𝐚𝐝 𝐰𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫.❞

This is what my client wrote at the end of her email to me. She is a solopreneur and used to do everything herself. However, she is not happy because⛔…

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❝𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐏𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐛𝐲 𝐌𝐚𝐱𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐳𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞❞

Solopreneurs and start-up entrepreneurs: Do you spend hours on administrative tasks for your business? While these tasks are important, would you prefer to spend this time on strategic initiatives and…

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❝𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐨?❞

That was the first question from a potential client. Her idea: administration.- Calendar management.- Send out documents.- Follow up on contracts. But there is much more a VA can help…

Continue Reading❝𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐨?❞

❝𝐈𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐤!❞

That was my answer to a potential client. He asked me what was a must for me when choosing a client. Why this? Because a successful relationship requires  A lot…

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❝𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐧𝐞𝐫, 𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐥.❞

❝𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐧𝐞𝐫, 𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐥.❞ Says Sofie Koark, Executive Vice Chair of IMA - International Management Assistants. They are my client and…

Continue Reading❝𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐧𝐞𝐫, 𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐟𝐚𝐢𝐥.❞