Killer Winner

I participated this past week in the Problogger Killer Title contest and I wanted to share some of my favorite titles and blog posts discovered in checking out all of the competitors. There were some wonderful entries and the winner (chosen randomly) was Mjuboy with a truly killer title, Sacrificing Goats and Eating Brains and a post featuring some lovely photos. Here are some of my favorite contestants: Beggar or A List Celebrity from Net...

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Home Office Lawyer

Check out my guest post about virtual assistance this week over at Grant Griffiths’ Home Office Lawyer. Grant was kind enough to ask for a guest post from me – I just love his work! Grant also has a couple of other sites you may want to check out G2 Web Media and Home Office Warrior. Have a wonderful long weekend everyone! I’m going to enjoy it – we’re having a birthday party for our just turned four year old and...

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Cost of Hiring a Virtual Assistant – Part 2

Not too long ago I wrote this post on the financial cost of hiring a virtual assistant. In today’s post I’ll address a different kind of cost – the cost of time spent unnecessarily. How much time did you spend on email this week? How many emails are sitting in your inbox? Have you struggled with formatting your documents in a time crunch or have you missed sending invoice reminders because you are too busy to get to them? ...

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Flex Time or Flee?

I was supposed to go back to my office job this fall, after maternity leave with my third child. People asked me why I didn’t want to go back, after learning that I had no plans to return. It was hard to truly explain to them why options like flex time or part-time didn’t really help me enough to make it worth returning. I should send them this great post from Chuck Newton – I Don’t Want No Freakin Flex Time– it...

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Setup of My Home Office

Setup of My Home Office

Here are some pics I took with my new digital camera of my “two” home offices. These first two pictures are from my basement office. It’s relatively organized and I love my two desks, one for thinking, bill paying, large projects and the usual computer desk with scanner, printer etc. Really though, I do the majority of my work from my laptop in my living room. It’s easier to control the rest of my life from there (aka...

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