Author: PMS

What I Learned From Auggie, And How It Helped With My Client Relationships

Five years ago, I purchased a Great Dane from a reputable breeder and had her flown to us and joined our family. We connected almost immediately. She was (and still is) my precious, Zora. We went to obedience training, where she received her Canine Good Citizenship certification, and we even dabbled in a few shows.…
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Don’t Lose Focus on Zoom Meeting by Paying Attention to the Chat!

Learn how to Save All Chat Responses. Do you remember being in a Virtual Zoom Meeting and seeing important information in the chat box you knew you would need later? However, you stayed focused on the Meeting and forgot all about that important information. Well, this happens to everyone and that is why you are…
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Independence and Freedom of Choice

Do you remember what was going on in your life in May 2006? I do. After many years in the corporate world with constant thoughts of how I was going to retire within the next 15 years I was called into a meeting to be informed that I had been let go from my dream…
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How the Pandemic Makes You Rethink Your Business

Do you remember the huge change that took place in the United States on February 2, 2020? This is the day that the President barred non-US citizens from traveling from China. This has never happened in my lifetime, so I knew that it was something serious that would affect the entire country. Shortly after the…
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More Time + More Clients = More Money

Why do you need a Virtual Assistant? First you must understand what the definition of a Virtual Assistant is. A virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office. The only way to…
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How Much Is Procrastination Costing America?

Procrastination is such a costly, unhealthy habit. How many times have you picked up that file or paperwork to then say to yourself, “I will handle that later”? Later comes, you pick up that file or paperwork again and say to yourself “I will handle it later when I have more time to commit”. This…
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Three Things to Stay at the Top of Your Game in Business

Traveling the day after Florida State lost to Oregon in the Rose Bowl, we stopped to rest in Tallahassee, FL. We got checked into our room and were ready to find something to eat. After a drive in heavy traffic, we were looking for sit-down local restaurant, not a chain. The hotel hostess recommended the…
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How Are Your Communication Skills Working For You?

Communication is the “key” to every aspect of life. One cannot assume that others know what they are thinking. The only way to make sure your idea is clearly understood by others is to make sure it is clearly communicated. When you assume that someone knows your thoughts then you are setting yourself up for…
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3 Steps to Eliminate Rework

When delegating work, how good are you at providing your specific details and requirements before handing off the project? The clients want their work done. We understand and we certainly do not mind doing it. It gives us pleasure to have a satisfied client. As a team of Virtual Solutions, here is an example of…
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I Have A Dream

Those four words have set the tone to equality in the world. What exactly is equality? Equality is a noun that means the state of being equal, especially in status, right and opportunities. Martin Luther King wanted equality for everyone based on freedom, rights and treatment. Equality in the work world refers mostly to opportunity…
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