I am bootstrapping this dream over hear, I have been in business since January and literally put aside $200 a week towards my business. That $200 holds me accountable each week with what I can and can't do in this business. I chose this way because I wanted to do this on my own terms … Continue reading My VA Dream
This quote caught my attention today and summed up how I have been feeling for a while now in my entrepreneurial journey. I was blessed with: the gumption to set out on my own and start this adventure in Januarythe bad experience of a non-paying destructive clientthe support system in place that didn't let me … Continue reading Walk by Faith
Legend/Myths: story coming down from the past although not verifiableMerriam-Webster Dictionary Over the past 15 years the term Virtual Assistant has evolved but the Myths remain thus keeping most business owners in the perils of despair when they could have easily delegated the work to a Virtual Assistant. Today, I hope to dispel those myths and … Continue reading Virtual Assistant: The Myth, The Legend
My Usual Smarty Pants Self This blog post is about all the things I did WRONG when starting my business. I am hoping that it deters and encourages someone else to not make the same mistakes. First being a know it all, I just decided in December, December 11 to be specific that after seeing … Continue reading Trial by Fire
"Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by product of providing a useful service." Known as the Captain of Industry and Business Magnate, Henry Ford was the founder of Ford Motor Company. He was also a developer of the Assembly line technique of Mass Production. More than any single individual, he was … Continue reading Henry Ford, 1863-1947
IAM My name is Nakia Dawn Whittaker-Woody, known by my middle name in most circles. Of course you could peep the About Me:) Page and get a great synopsis of who I am but I wanted to take the time to reintroduce myself, including what I envision, and my WHY! I am a married, … Continue reading Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself! I am Nakia Whittaker-Woody
Recently I was tasked with creating a form or log that would track system changes. Ok no problem, until it came time to auto number the forms. I created a numbering schema, but how did I automate the numbering so that I was not bogged down with numbering each form? My RCM Change Log # … Continue reading Java Script for Automating PDF
"In fact, 47% of email recipients decide whether or not to open an email based on subject line alone" https://blog.hubspot.com You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Learning to write for my business has been a learning curve of finding what works. You need to write with heart as well as … Continue reading Is this thing on? Am I talking to myself?
"The average person gets 121 emails daily" How to De-clutter/Manage your E-Mail Inbox Setup Using Rules Clear out Some of the Emails. I have 678 emails in my Work In Box. There are several outdated lists that I am on so I am going to create a rule to move those messages from … Continue reading MS Outlook Inbox Management–How To
I am loving being a business owner, hard work has never deterred me any. But lately the long days at my 9-5 as well as the long nights creating content, working on marketing, taking classes, and engaging with groups of similar nature, are starting to take its toll on me. Being a business owner is … Continue reading My Worst Client? It’s Me!