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Virtual assistant services for small businesses

Virtual assistant services for small businesses

One of the top things in the minds of small business owners is productivity. When you are a small business owner you have a million things on your plate. You need a partner you can rely on to delegate those time-consuming core tasks on your to do list. A virtual assistant can shoulder the burden of regularly required tasks, freeing…

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Improve your executive productivity with a virtual assistant

Improve your executive productivity with a virtual assistant

A virtual assistants’ main priority is to help you reach your goals, personally and professionally. When you delegate administrative tasks to an assistant, you are freeing up your mind to concentrate on high value tasks. A virtual assistant can save you time, money and reduce your workload substantially resulting in increased productivity. More and more companies of all sizes are…

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Digital marketing for beginners

Digital marketing for beginners

To be a successful digital marketer you need to know and understand your audience and the type of content they are responding to. Then focus all your efforts and energy into creating appealing content. Whether you choose to create blog posts, podcasts or videos, there’s a good chance you already have the resources to promote your brand cheaply and efficiently.…

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Skills and mindset needed to work in a remote capacity

Skills and mindset needed to work in a remote capacity

Increasingly, people are seeing that the benefits of remote work outweigh the more traditional office experience. One of the reasons for this is fewer distractions which in turn leads to increased productivity. Employers offering a flexible remote option can translate into long-term loyalty and reduced costs. Working remotely is not only cost-effective, it also allows you to recruit the absolute…

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The benefits of making inclusion a priority

The benefits of making inclusion a priority

It is a fact that low diversity is bad for business. Companies spend millions of pounds annually to foster a more inclusive corporate culture. They don’t just do it to avoid discrimination lawsuits, but because it makes them money. Leaders face the challenge of turning their companies into a meritocracy-based organisation. Running a meritocracy-based organisation is all about transparency and…

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Build a company with a purpose and a workplace that people can love

Build a company with a purpose and a workplace that people can love

Too many people feel they are not able to be their authentic selves in the workplace and that is fundamentally wrong. Being your authentic self at work can be hard, we tend to put on a brave face and hide our vulnerabilities, but it is possible. It is possible to cultivate leadership that ignores fear, hierarchy and bureaucracy and cares…

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Break down silos for good

Break down silos for good

Ever since the dawn of industrialisation, specialization has been a key process in maximizing productivity and getting a better return on investment. But division and departmentalization can go too far and have serious effects on a business’s creativity and flexibility. The silo mentality occurs when different departments and hierarchy levels in your organisation fail to share ideas and information to…

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How a virtual assistant can enhance your business

How a virtual assistant can enhance your business

If you are overwhelmed with your workload try working with a virtual assistant. A virtual assistant can help with those tedious and time-consuming tasks sitting on your to-do-list. You will have more time to focus on the core tasks of your business and your family. Having someone you can trust available 24/7 can be a game-changer for you and your…

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Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

Make your employees happy and productive through inclusivity

The reasons to desire a diverse workforce are many. If you are a leader, the last thing you would want is a divided workforce. Leaders should celebrate diverse perspectives and make sure everyone feels a sense of belonging. People do their best work when they feel like they are a valued part of the business – they feel happier and…

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What is a virtual assistant and what do they do?

What is a virtual assistant and what do they do?

Low overhead, high flexibility and expertise, virtual assistants are a one-stop solution for companies of all sizes. As your business grows you will feel the need to recruit help. But hiring a full-time employee might not be feasible for a lot of businesses and that’s where virtual assistants step in. Virtual assistants have undoubtedly increased in popularity in the last…

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