Tuesday Time Tip

This week I’d like to suggest that if you need to save time, and realize that even a few minutes here and there really adds up – try this: Do things at off-peak hours Going to the bank at 2pm often is much quicker than going at opening or at lunch time.  Going to the grocery store just after lunch on a weekday or first thing on a Sunday morning is much less time consuming than going on a Saturday afternoon. Commute times can be...

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Recharge Your Batteries

Recharge Your Batteries

Do you know what you can’t outsource? RELAXATION!!! This weekend I took the weekend off – off of work, off of parenting, off of housework and it was GREAT!! I went to the mountains with a girlfriend and we relaxed, ate yummy food and went to the spa! I don’t think I even realized how much I need the time to wind down and just have some fun. The picture above is of a gorgeous mountain in Banff, Alberta.  I am so lucky to live...

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Change Is Good

I admit, change can be difficult for me. It took a lot of prodding by my husband to switch to Firefox a while back. And thank goodness! I finally was aware of how many options we have for internet browsers, we don’t have to be stuck on internet explorer!! I’m actually currently trying out Google Chrome, due to some freezing issues after the latest Firefox upgrade. I loved Firefox though, especially with all the great add-ons, but...

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Tuesday Time Tip

Do you ever find yourself waiting somewhere that you didn’t expect to be? Like a really long lineup at a drive-thru, or you’re early for the school pickup run and you have 10 extra minutes? Or you are meeting a client and they are running late? My tip this week is to take advantage of that time! Today I spent an extra hour waiting to get new tires put on my Jeep.  For me that was wasted time and unfortunately I was trying to keep a...

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Friday Finds, Virtual Assistant Style

This week I read some great blog entries by some of my fellow virtual assistants, and I just had to share them all with you.  I love the virtual assistant community, and am so glad I can network with these great people! Over at VANetworking’s new blog, was a great post by Jaime Lee Mann.  Jaime said she originally posted it on her own blog, but didn’t get any comments.  Too bad, it’s a great article!! Glad I found it...

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