I’m too busy to outsource!

Working for yourself can be incredibly rewarding, that’s why so many people are now opting to set up their own businesses. However, if your business is growing at a healthy rate, you’ll inevitably end up getting incredibly busy too – leaving you feeling overworked and...

Are you treating your business with the respect it deserves?

Working from home takes discipline and focus. You want to spend time with your children and family, but you also want to build a thriving, growing business – and that can sometimes feel like a constant juggling act. However, if you want to achieve a great balance...

What is the point of Social Media?

There is no escaping it. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Intagram, Pinterest; the list goes on!  Social media is huge right now and not just for people who want to use it socially.  More and more businesses are taking things online and using social media to grow their...

Get crystal-clear on your focus

Mention focus to any business owner and they’ll inevitably think about their goals. As VAs, that goal will usually involve reaching a certain financial threshold, the desire to work from home and a need to minimise working hours, in order to spend time with the...

Self-employed doesn’t mean doing it all alone

As VAs, many of us know, that a great many business women are giving themselves unnecessary stress (not to mention wasting their own valuable time), because of a simple misconception about self-employment. They believe being self-employed means they must do it all...

My journey as a VA…so far!

At VIP VA we are thrilled to support VAs on their journey to freedom, flexibility and fulfillment. This month, one of our fabulous Founder Members Clare Clarke of CC Professional Services talks to us about her journey over the last 6 years. "I first entered the world...

Do we need industry standards as VAs?

So we're proudly pioneering the setting of industry standards for VAs - but what does this mean to the VAs on the ground? Uber-VA and VIP VA member Kathy Soulsby of Personally Virtual gives her account of how working to industry standards has madde a difference to her...

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