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Most people struggle with life balance simply because they haven’t paid the price to decide what is really important to them. ~Stephen Covey Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, life can throw a curve ball, changing the entire direction of your life. The question is, do you go in the direction … Continue reading
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided. ~Anthony Robbins Making a decision is all well and good, but the action required to follow through is where the rubber meets the road. For some, the hardest part is in making the … Continue reading
Virtual Worker – a qualified business professional working from a remote location (usually a home-based office), providing temporary or ongoing business administration & executive support or project management services on a contract basis. Virtual Workers offer services including: office administration, project/operational management, graphic & web design, writing, research, legal secretarial, transcription, event planning, and specialized … Continue reading
For students paying their way through school, those graduating with little to no work experience, or anyone else interested in the challenging virtual workforce industry, I’ve compiled a list of five important considerations.
Don’t ever, ever quit. Recognize that stopping now, regrouping to try a new approach isn’t quitting. If you quit, you’ll regret it forever.” ~ Rudy Ruettiger I caught a snippet from The Early Show this morning reporting on a young American graduate, with a 3.72 GPA, not able to find work in his field of … Continue reading
“Change is always happening, embrace it, be grateful for it, and enjoy it!” –Chip Esajian Change is often perceived as something to be feared or avoided as it generally involves moving out of our comfort zone. Change can cause stress, anxiety, and sometimes anger; whether it impacts our personal and/or professional lives.
In Part I of my 2010 Virtual Workforce Series, I discussed how Virtual Workforces Provide Solutions to Typical Telework Challenges. This post continues that series with information about environmental benefits of a virtual workforce. With the global celebration of Earth Day just yesterday, timing for this post seems appropriate. One of the most topical and … Continue reading
As I am both a service provider and a consumer, I’m quite comfortable saying I believe good customer service is essential to maintaining or growing your business. Excellent customer service is what begins to separate one from the crowd. So, it stands to reason that, regardless of how great your service or product is, poor … Continue reading
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop This great inspirational quote by Confucius is my most retweeted quote to date. My Twitter followers can rely on me to send out a handful of inspirational quotes in amongst relevant news links, industry tips, recommended software and the obligatory … Continue reading