Are You Prepared To Work From Home?

Jan 12, 2021

There are two important personality traits needed in order to have a successful Virtual Assistant business where you work from home. 

Those two traits are: Taking risks and being flexible. 

 To have a successful Virtual Assistant business, you must take risks.

Starting a new endeavor and leaving behind the security of your old job is scary. However, without taking that risk you remain stuck in the status quo. This is true with any change or transition. 

In order to shift the same-ole-same-ole, you have to step outside of it. When you get out of your comfort zone, you open up your own possibilities.

Getting there means being flexible.

Which is related to but not the same as taking risks. If taking the risk is the actual act of stepping outside of your comfort zone, then flexibility and openness are the mindset or belief system to make that possible. 

Being flexible - and open - allows you to consider new opportunities, whether that be a new client or...

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Remote Jobs Can Go Anywhere

Nov 24, 2020

I want to introduce you to Julie.

Julie is a graduate of my Virtual Expert® Training program and is totally location independent... Because she created her own remote job.

As she puts it: "my life fits in a suitcase, my business fits in a backpack, and I fit best in a big city with a waterfront ... New York City, Chicago, Barcelona, or Nice.)"

And she’s been to all four places by the way.

Since jumping on her remote job journey, she’s lived in the USA, Spain, Portugal, France, the Canary Islands, Austria, and Great Britain. And now she’s in Hong Kong.

When I first met Julie, she told me that she wanted to travel. She wanted adventure and to see the world. She wanted to be able to pack up and go wherever the wind blew her.

Since her niece was born four years ago, that wind tends to blow Julie wherever her niece is. And Aunt Julie has the ability to go whenever and wherever she feels like it.

Being a smart businesswoman, Julie knew she needed an income. She also...

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4 Disadvantages to Working from Home as a Virtual Expert®

Aug 11, 2020

If you’ve watched any of my videos or read any of my blog posts, you know that I LOVE working as a Virtual Assistant and Virtual Expert®. You also know that I’m big on truth-telling. Today, I’m going to do some truth-telling about the disadvantages to working from home as a Virtual Assistant and Virtual Expert®

 

Here are 4 disadvantages to working from home as a Virtual Expert®:

 

1. Your To-Do List is exponential.

It seems like it is just part of life that To-Do lists are never-ending regardless of your work environment. The downfall when you work from home as a Virtual Expert® is that your To-Do list can feel like it’s mocking you since everything you have to do is always in front of your face.

 
When you work outside your home, there’s a natural separation between work tasks and home tasks. There are tasks you only can complete at work and there are tasks you only can complete at home.

When you’re working...

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