Last week I had the honor of joining Carmen Carrozza of Carrozza Associates on his Forward Motion podcast. Carmen and I talked about the Virtual Assistance industry, how I got into the business, what CyberCletch does, most importantly, how a virtual assistant can benefit you. You can download Carmen's podcasts straight from his @MyForwardMotion twitter feed, or follow his company on facebook. You are also able to download Carmen's shows through itunes and directly from the Rock Star Radio … [Read more...] about Podcast About the Virtual Assistance Industry – Is it for YOU?
I hate wasting time and money. Recently I needed to purchase a set of pots. I didn't want to spend much money because I have a tendency to burn the bottoms. So I went to Walmart and bought a set of Paula Deen copper bottom pots for about $120. Along with nearly burning my house down, I really hate these pots. I feel as though I've wasted my money, but since there are many other items I need, I'm obligated to put up with them for a while. My omelettes taste burnt even though they aren't … [Read more...] about Matching Needs with Products and Services
I attended my second Michigan Virtual Assistants conference this month in Ann Arbor. I love this gathering because it's small and intimate, we really have the opportunity to get to know the others in attendance. I spent the evening before and after in a suite with four women I got to know last June during the FoVA conference in Niagara Falls. A couple of other Michigan VA's joined us on Friday night during our wine and food session. We had two speakers on conference day. Lauren Pibworth … [Read more...] about MIVA Conference 2009
Yesterday Mike Bowler asked me via twitter "What are the top ten items a VA can provide a Realtor?" MIke Bowler, also known as MIRealEstate on twitter, is a long time Broker and owns PRETEC – Professional Resources, E-Business, Technology, Education, & Consulting. (I recently purchased the National Association of Realtors ePro course through him so I could earn the designation). My response was: "I can't answer that in less than 140! LOL But THE top item would be peace of mind that … [Read more...] about Realtors Need to Begin Outsourcing
The current economy creates two types of people, the ones who give up and the ones who work harder to succeed. Entrepreneurs tend to be in the latter category. I am an entrepreneur who is in the business of supporting entrepreneurs. I am blessed to work with so many people and companies that are pushing through obstacles and finding new ways of doing business. There is always opportunity in adversity, be open to it. Thanks to @gacconsultants for bringing this video to my attention … [Read more...] about Entrepreneurs Can Change the World