Our Top 5 Books On Work-Life Balance To Read In 2022

Work-life balance seems to be the topic of many conversations of late, with an emphasis being placed on achieving wellness and protecting our wellbeing while still being effective entrepreneurs and business owners. Many have come to discover that maintaining a work-life balance is challenging, particularly for entrepreneurs who have so much on their plates simply […]

Virtual Assistant Spotlight: Yvette Barry

Work on your business, not in your business. This is the best advice one of our virtual assistants, Yvette Barry, can give to entrepreneurs. As an entrepreneur herself, Yvette knows the struggles of trying to run a business and doing it all yourself. “Don’t let the joy that you started out with be robbed by […]

The Danger Of Doing Everything Yourself

As an entrepreneur, it’s likely you wear a lot of hats. From finance to marketing, the chances are you have a lot on your plate, especially if your business is still in its infancy. You may think that you should know, understand, and doing everything yourself in every area of your business. The trouble is […]

Virtual Assistant Or Local PA – Reasons To Hire Online

Your business is growing and flourishing. But you’re finding it impossible to focus on what matters most in your company because you’re bogged down with unnecessary admin. It sounds like it’s time to hire a Virtual Assitant. An assistant is someone who can help you with business admin from bookkeeping to filing and personal admin […]

Understanding the Life Cycle Stage of Your Business

The second that brilliant business idea forms inside your head, your business enters a framework known as the life cycle stage of your business. The life cycle stage of your business is made up of five stages which your business will most likely go through as it matures. Much like life itself, each stage has […]

How to Identify New Business Opportunities in 2022

The year has reached an end, and while we faced many challenges getting here, we can – with full confidence – state that we are looking forward to the year to come. Of course, 2021 left its mark on us and we learnt many lessons from the benefits of time, to have that little bit […]

7 Ways to Fall in Love With Work Again

Every small business owner remembers the honeymoon period – that time when work feels exciting and every challenge is exhilarating. Unfortunately, the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic has many entrepreneurs looking longingly at the exit sign. Nothing squelches the fire of that honeymoon phase like worrying about your family, your health, your financial security, your […]

Productivity vs Efficiency – Which is More Important

What’s every companies priority besides turnover? Productivity and efficiency, otherwise known as working harder vs working smarter.   Everyone loves a success story, but what is the recipe for success? Here’s the truth, no one knows. We can, however, give you the inside scoop on where you should be investing your energy and resources to […]

Yes, You Can Take Time Off This Festive Season (and Here’s Why You Should)

The festive season is upon us, and we know that the end of the year is absolute chaos. Wrapping up work deadlines, the holiday season rush, and trying to juggle your work-life balance may make taking time off seem impossible.    We tend to think that taking time off is selfish, especially when we have […]

How to Balance Work and Play in the Final Stretch of 2021

As 2021 winds down and the world slowly returns to some semblance of normality post-pandemic, it’s hard for some of us to go back to a world where work stayed at work and home stayed at home. For many of us, strict lockdown restrictions threw that separation out the (office) window, throwing efficient time management […]