Writing an effective elevator speech and Happy Admin Professionals Day to me!

Writing an effective elevator speech and Happy Admin Professionals Day to me!

Have you nailed your elevator speech yet? An elevator speech is that 30 second bit that you share with people when you want to let them know about you, who you are and what you do. An elevator speech is how you introduce yourself to potential customers or clients, or other business people with whom networking might prove beneficial. A great elevator speech is easier to create than you might…

Spring clean your business and attain brand consistency

Spring clean your business and attain brand consistency

Spring is a time for cleaning and renewal, growth and expansion- in life, and why not? in business too. It is a good time to seek consistency and clarity. Consistency establishes your reputation and shows professionalism. Consistency is a must as you build and grow your business. While your business name is typically the first thing people notice about your business, it is your brand that represents your actual reputation.…

Do what you love. Be a good delegator.

Do what you love. Be a good delegator.

The most successful entrepreneurs in the world do not do everything themselves. They delegate or outsource the work they don’t love to do. Working effectively is a matter of serious time management, effective leadership, and solid delegation techniques. Leadership is a matter of great staffing decisions… but delegation? It can be difficult to give up control, but especially if you have higher than average standards for your own work. The key is learning to work…

The art of outsourcing to a virtual assistant

The art of outsourcing to a virtual assistant

How are your time management skills? Have you optimized your days so that they run flawlessly and without any of those nasty “hiccups” that many of us run into during our day-to-day lives? For many, the answer is sadly “no”, as our time-crunched, deadline-driven society pressures us to keep up and continue producing at impossible rates. It appears that we are at a rather bleak point in history because of…