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Personal Concierge Services Are on the Rise – Here’s Why

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There are a lot of terms out there that can all mean the same or similar things, and a lot of people interchange the terms. For us, the term “personal concierge” means someone that helps with tasks and errands outside of business. A concierge assistant may have responsibilities within their client’s business as well, but the role extends much, much further. Concierge assistance is on the rise for many reasons. The business professional may have everything covered at the office, and has his own office assistant, but things at home are getting neglected. It can become a sticky situation to…

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Is a Virtual Assistant the Right Fit?

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Have you worked with a Virtual Assistant in the past? We get a lot of inquiries for VAs – which is fine – except after talking with us and going over the different options, most people don’t end up choosing the virtual option. Most people who have worked with a VA in the past didn’t have the greatest experience. This is normally because the VA companies are overseas. The assistant is in a different time zone, making it difficult to connect with them; English is not their first language, making their end product less than perfect; and you are randomly…

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Personal Assistant Self-Care: Make You a Priority!

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Working as a Personal Assistant can take a toll on the body, especially the legs and feet. Are you running errands all day every day? The Personal Concierge has the most active and physically challenging job out of all of our staff. Do you go to bed with aching feet every night? Feet that literally ache so bad that it’s hard to fall asleep? First, take a moment to thank your feet and ankles for supporting you and getting you around all day! Then, read on to learn how to give them a little TLC. These exercises and tips will…

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You Need an Executive Assistant!

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Let’s face it: if you’re on the internet searching whether or not you need an executive assistant, then this isn’t the first time it’s crossed your mind! Are you starting to feel like you’re losing control of your business? Afraid you’re going to miss a deadline or a meeting? Is the company voicemail full because you’re not in the office to answer the phone? We can help! The good news is: you feel this way because your company is growing. Things are taking off and you are getting more clients, which is great! At a certain point, it becomes more…

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Time to Hire an Administrative Assistant?

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If you’re asking yourself this question, it was probably time to hire one a few months ago. Let’s face it: if you’re on the internet searching whether or not you need an administrative assistant, then this isn’t the first time it’s crossed your mind! Are things starting to pile up? Do you feel lost in the chaos and afraid you’re going to miss a deadline or a meeting? Not sure where you put that important document? We can help! The good news is: you feel this way because you are seeing success in your business right now. Things are taking…

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Affording an EA Requires a Goal Plan

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As an entrepreneur, you no doubt attend numerous business conferences which include big business owners, small business owners, entrepreneurs and women entrepreneurs, etc. Maybe you have heard this repeatedly: everyone who has a successful business has a strategic goal plan. Know what you want first and what is most important. Have you ever known anyone that threw the thing together and it ended up an overnight success? Some people have the personality for this and it works for them. But the smart strategy is to always have clear goals. Is an executive assistant needed from day one? How big do…

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Our Executive Assistants Deserve a Thank-You

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Many of us in this big city don’t have a vehicle, which means we spend a lot of time walking from one place to another or one subway stop to another. The winter has its challenges, but these crazy Toronto summers have their own challenges as well. The heat can be miserable, and your executive assistant is undoubtedly out in it more than you are. It’s time to thank them for all they do for us every day! Remember to take care of yourself, and also remind your assistant to take care of themselves as well! Drinking enough fluids. It…

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Personal Concierge to Start Your Day

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The beginning of the day is the most critical. This is true for so many reasons: you need the right brain power, body power, focus & attitude to pull of the most productive and successful day that you possibly can! There are a lot of things to organize and prepare every morning at home in order to get you out the door and headed to the office. Hiring a personal concierge can help you start every day on the right foot! Here are some tips for an awesome morning, and how a personal concierge can help. No Cell Phones. Either…

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An Executive Assistant Will Be Your “Best Friend”

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You made a big commitment to be your own boss and open your own business. Why did you do it? Did it sound so glamourous: sleep in every day, make your own schedule, then sit back and watch the money roll in? Spend your life vacationing while your employees and your own executive assistant handle everything? If that’s what you had in mind, you may have gotten a big surprise. Self-motivation, hard work, and dedication will make or break your success. It’s all up to you, and it’s all in your hands. There will be stressful days and days that it looks…

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Personal Assistant for Financial Management

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Smart spending and financial management in business are some of the most important factors to being successful – from your first day to the day you retire or sell. Have you heard the saying “you have to spend money to make money?”  Well, unfortunately, it’s true. That doesn’t mean that you have to spend a lot, or get a loan, or go into debt for years. (It may, but it may not.) Here are some things that you may find will come in handy as you start your new business, grow & expand, or even in your personal life! As you read,…

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