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Reflections on my first two years in business

How following my heart led to the business of my dreams It feels strange to say, but it’s been two years since that fateful day when I took the leap and decided to start my own business. It came at a time when I was vulnerable.  Very vulnerable.  My son had just...

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Virtual Assistant Start Up Guide

Have you ever thought about becoming a Virtual Assistant?  If you feel like you are constantly running around juggling work and home and are looking for a career that allows you the flexibility to work from home you have probably considered becoming a Virtual...

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Everyone has the power to ask – R U OK?

Have you taken the time to check up on those around you lately? Sometimes we see people struggling, and yet for some reason, we don’t take the time to check in on them.  Perhaps we’re too shy or can’t find the words.  We make excuses – it’s not the right time, they’re...

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Why my job share proposal didn’t work

And what you can learn from my mistakes. Several years ago, a colleague and I were both going on maternity leave at the same time.  A managerial role had come up that we both wanted and had done before.  Neither of us wanted to work full-time when we came back from...

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Leaving a job I love

About a month ago, I quit my job. It wasn't a fiery walk out or anything, but there were a lot of tears and sadness. I'd been there for almost 10 years, and they really were like my family in many ways. The sadness was partly because I felt it was unavoidable. I have...

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Update your resume and get that job

Having a current resume is extremely important, but even more necessary than improving yearly is to update it every time something changes. A résumé simply cannot stay static as long as we are continually changing and creating new memorable experiences. Updating your...

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