Blawger Survivor Finale

Blawger Survivor Finale

This is officially my last post as part of the Blawger Survivor challenge and I am so excited to have been able to get a post in every single weekday the last three weeks. Sure, half of them came in a mere hour or less before the day’s deadline, but evenings are my quiet work time, so that just was convenient! A big congrats to the other blawgers who completed the entire challenge: Connecticut Employment Law Blog Employment Law Blog Jeff...

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Time Blocking Tip

Time Blocking Tip

I love summer, but I have to tell you how glad I am that the school vacation part of it is almost over! Besides, fall colors are so pretty, it’s a great season to look forward to. This summer, my multi-tasking abilities were definitely put to the test and my biggest tip for getting everything done: time blocking. photo credit: wwarby That’s because while I say I “multi-task”, there are times when too many things going...

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Working from Home With Kids

Working from Home With Kids

I readily admit that one of the driving factors behind my having started my virtual legal assistant business is to be more available to my children. And especially in this first year of business, I’m growing slowly enough not to have needed much in the way of childcare, and yet I can still meet my clients’ needs. I love how the internet can help me do this!! As I get busier and busier though, I am faced with the types of concerns...

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Masterminds and Mentors

Masterminds and Mentors

I’ve been thinking about becoming part of a Mastermind group or mentor/mentee relationship for some time now, and last night (when I should have been sleeping!) I read a great post from the Build a Solo Practice Blog over at Solo Practice University about why solo practitioners need a mastermind group. Whether you are a lawyer, a virtual assistant or any other kind of business owner, there are good options available for you. For example,...

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Fitness Advice for Business

I’m starting a bit of a personal mission right now, to improve my health, and a couple of the books I’m readingĀ  that are intended to give me advice on being a healthier person, actually have some great advice that is applicable whether you are concentrating on self-improvement, weight loss or growing your business. I love that ideas for one part of my life can really help me in other areas. For example, one of the big pieces of...

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