Client Profile: How we have helped them take their time back – Nefeli Sidiropoulou

Remembering to attend the kid’s recital, meet with investors, book a well-deserved holiday, and meet client deadlines can seem like a near-impossible task if you are an entrepreneur. You want your business to grow, while at the same time, you don’t want to neglect your personal commitments. Our featured client, Nefeli Sidiropoulou, is a mother, […]

5 Steps to Achieving Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance is a joy you experienced in your first year of employment when you still had the capacity to accept any form of team collaboration, to prove that the company employed the right person. Now you’ve been waking up routinely and sitting in traffic five days a week for the last few years and […]

How to Manage your Small Business Finances

Financial management leaves even the best of us quaking in our boots. But as a small business owner, your finances become even more crucial. Managing cash flow, budgets and keeping the projection of a business’ finances on track is tough! If you are new to the business world, managing finances can seem daunting. So if […]

How to Build a Great Company Culture

Company culture and work-life balance are arguably some of the most significant components of a business. Companies that lack a distinctive work culture, however big or small, are those that focus solely on what senior management wants or expects. Over time this can create frustration, friction and conflict and result in poor staff retention, negativity and lack of productivity.    As with AVirtual and the nature of remote […]

Why Should Entrepreneurs Pick up Meditation?

Rising in popularity in recent years, ‘meditation’ and mindfulness seem to be the new buzzwords bouncing around on social media. As the number of people living the modern fast-paced city life, stress levels are rising. When not addressed and managed properly, stress can affect efficiency, productivity and focus as well as mental health more broadly.   For entrepreneurs in particular, taking on the brunt of a business on […]

How to Manage your Clients’ Expectations

At AVirtual we like to say that the only tasks you can’t do for your client is make them a cup of coffee. Thanks to so many great online tools, working as a virtual PA is easier than it’s ever been. Files are easy to access in the Cloud and your client is only an […]

How to Build a Positive Relationship with your Virtual Assistant

So, you have just hired a virtual assistant and are excited about the prospect of freeing up some valuable time to focus on the direction of your business. Now comes the important part: building the best relationship possible with your virtual assistant, to achieve the best results. Not sure where to start? We have rounded […]

Five Ways To Save Money When Starting a Business

The prospect of developing a business that is your own and that you believe in is exhilarating as well as daunting. Most small businesses, however, never really get a chance to take off because of extortionate overheads, rental costs, and salaries, all before a profit is made! Don’t be deterred by this though, because, as […]

How to Work With a Remote Personal Assistant

You may find it a little daunting to hire a virtual personal assistant as you may not know how to manage a remote worker. However, as virtual assistants are becoming increasingly popular for small business owners, you will find that it is actually quite simple to manage a virtual assistant. Technology has allowed for more […]

AVirtual’s Top tips for Virtual Team Building

Virtual team building is becoming more of a necessity for both startup entrepreneurs and SME’s. The paradox associated with the modern world is that as we become more physically disconnected, technology continues to afford us the opportunity of limitless connection within the digital realm. Many startup entrepreneurs and SME’s are beginning to realise this as […]