Posts Tagged Business Development

Want to meet me at the Office Show in March?

I’m attending the UK VA Conference and Awards (co-locating with the Office Show) at London Olympia on Thursday 1st March, and I’d love to meet you if you’re attending. I’m part of a 45 minute panel talk at 10.15am called ‘Surviving with Support Networks’ but I’ll be around until 4pm if you’d like a coffee and a chat. Here’s some more info about the event:  

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These are the books that have helped my freelance career

I love a good business book but I’m reeeeally choosy about what I buy. Because I don’t want you to waste a whole load of time, money and effort picking through various reviews and descriptions, I thought I’d give you a list of the ones I like the most. I own every one of these books and know they will help your career and get you where you want to go.

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20 ways to prepare your business for the coming year

Like August, December can often be a quiet time for VAs. Your clients are usually winding down for Christmas themselves and, although it’s great to have a couple of weeks off, if you spend some time during the gap between Christmas and New Year (Twixtmas / Chrimbo Limbo) putting your house in order, you’ll start the coming year way ahead of the game.

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