Persevere, Pray, and Move Forward

Persevere, Pray, and Move Forward

On January 11, I shared with you that I was submitting my application for the CMVA designation at AssistU. And, the process was, as I said in that blog, an immense deal. AssistU awards this certification to those graduates who have already shown proficiency in over 50 core competencies by earning … [Read more...]

My Calendaring Process

Calendaring

So… I have this process with my calendar. Well, If I am honest, I have many processes with my calendarS (yes, plural), but I have this main one that I will talk about now. Before I do, I want to say a few things about calendaring. I learned part of my current way of calendaring from Anastacia … [Read more...]

Team: Together Everyone Achieves More

Team: Together Everyone Achieves More

Today I am in Princeton, New Jersey event managing a live (and virtual via live stream) three-day retreat for an amazing client. Not only am I the event manager, I am part of a support team for this client, so there is a wonderful group of people coming together to produce the event. The team … [Read more...]

Charting Your Own Continuing Education Course

Charting Your Own Continuing Education Course

As an AssistU Mentor, a senior VA leading interns, and a self-described lover of learning, I often find myself having the conversation around continuing education. This week, I had three separate phone calls about it and it prompted me to want to share my feelings about it with you here. I believe … [Read more...]

Standing Up as a Leader and Partner

My Interns, My Partners

Leading internships with AssistU Virtual Assistants is a pure joy for me. It's work, don’t get me wrong… I generally spend twice the time it would take me to do the work myself when I am teaching them things. But, really, that isn't the hard part. Learning to change hats is the hard part. See, … [Read more...]